U.S. Postal Service to offer exclusive postal cancellation commemorating the Denver ANA World’s Fair of Money®

July 7, 2006 By ekr

U.S. Postal Service to offer exclusive postal cancellation commemorating the Denver ANA World’s Fair of Money® 

(Colorado Springs, Colorado) The United States Postal Service will hand-cancel first-class mail and souvenir cards with an exclusive postmark commemorating the American Numismatic Association’s Denver Show August 16-19 at the Colorado Convention Center. 

The USPS will also offer a limited edition cachet, or envelope, with a newly released Colorado quarter for $6. Half of the 2,500 envelopes will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Denver Mint, the other half, the ANA’s 115th Anniversary Convention. 

The Post Office will have a full service booth at the Colorado Convention Center, Hall C, from Wednesday through the close of the show on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. 

The 115th annual World’s Fair of Money® brings together people of all ages who share an interest in coins, paper money, tokens and medals, art, history and related areas. The four-day educational event features a dealer bourse with more than 1100 numismatic venders ready to buy, sell, appraise or trade; a Mint Promenade featuring mints from 12 nations; a Club Midway with coin club representatives from throughout the U.S.; an educational exhibit area, multi-million-dollar auction and hourly educational presentations, seminars and meetings. Admission is free and the public is welcome. 

For more information, please contact the ANA Meeting Services Department at convention@money.org or 719-482-9857. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

For more information about the ANA, contact us at 719.632.2646 or visit us online at www.MONEY.org. 

Originally Release Date: July 7, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone:719-482-9853
                            Email: baker@money.org
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