“The Presidents Are Coming!” Exhibit Now On Display at ANA Money Museum

April 13, 2007 By ekr

“The Presidents Are Coming!” Exhibit Now On Display at ANA Money Museum 

The American Numismatic Association’s new exhibit, “The Presidents Are Coming! The United States Mint Issues New Presidential Dollar Series,” is currently on display at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The exhibit is presented in celebration of the 84th annual National Coin Week, April 15-21. 

A showcase of the Presidential $1 Coin Program highlights “The Presidents Are Coming!” including biographical information and designs for the 2007 George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison coins. The exhibit also explores the new First Spouse Gold Coin Program, and features a detailed history of Presidential portraits on U.S. coinage and paper money. 

“The Presidents Are Coming!” is a two-panel traveling exhibit, and will be available for clubs and members after April 21. The ANA has several other small traveling exhibits also available, including “Spades, Knives & Cash: The History of Chinese Coinage,” “The History & Romance of Hobo Nickels,” “Coins of the Olympic Games,” “Money in Early America,” “Currency in Conflict: Money of the Civil War,” and “Benjamin Franklin: A Man for All Times.” 

For more information about “The Presidents Are Coming!” or the ANA traveling exhibit program, please call 719-482-9877, email museum@money.org, or visit www.money.org(select “Money Museum” from the “Explore the World of Money” dropdown menu, then select “Small Traveling Exhibits”). 

Each year during the third week of April, the ANA celebrates National Coin Week though exhibits, educational programs and other activities that promote numismatics to people across the country. The theme for 2007 National Coin Week is “The Presidents Are Coming!” a tribute to the U.S. Mint’s new Presidential $1 Coin Program. 

Originally Release Date: April 13, 2007
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9814
                            Email: pr@money.org
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