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World's Fair of Money®

See $1 Billion of Historic Rare Coins in Rosemont, IL, August 13-17, 2019

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

Come see over one $billion$  of rare coins and colorful currency and find out what your old coins and paper money may be worth!

Build your collection from the best numismatic inventory anywhere, participate in a live auction, attend lectures and seminars, and view rare historical treasures from private collections.


Tuesday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (FREE admission on Saturday!)

Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing.

Admission is $8 for the public; free for ANA members and children under 12. Admission is free on Saturday, August 17.


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WFM 2019 CONVENTION MEDAL Convention Medal

This show's medal offers a design commemorating Abraham Lincoln — pre-order yours today!

2019 wfm show guide World's Fair of Money® Show Guide

Find information and special offers for this year's show!


World's Fair of Money: Day 1

Welcome to the 2019 World's Fair of Money! Held in Rosemont, Illinois, this major show is one of the highlights of the year for numismatists. Today we take a look at US coins and the show as a whole. 

World's Fair of Money: Day 2

Video report from the American Numismatic Association convention in Rosemont, IL, for August 14, 2019. Today we take a look at the world and ancients section, world mints, and visit lot viewing for Heritage and Stack's Bowers.

Special thanks to Lianna Spurrier and the Newman Numismatic Portal. 

World's Fair of Money: Day 4

Today we take a look at all the displays at the show - collector exhibits, the ANA museum showcase, the Department of the Treasury, you name it!


auction information Auction Information

Auction schedules, lot viewings and pickup times can be found here.

money museum showcase Money Museum Showcase

Visitors to the World's Fair of Money can see a multi-million-dollar display of historical numismatic treasures and rare specimens.

wfm 2019 schedule at a glance Schedule at a Glance

Find times and locations for club meetings, presentations and lectures, special events and much more.

sundman luncheon Sundman Lecture Series & Luncheon | August 14

Meet Sundman Lecture Series presenters at this specially catered gourmet luncheon.

Wednesday, August 14 | Lectures at 10:00 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:15 p.m. | Luncheon at 12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

legacy series Legacy Series | August 15

The Legacy Series acquaints collectors with the legends, heroes and icons of numismatics. This year's interviewees are Kenneth Bressett and Jeff Garrett.

Thursday, August 15 | 5 p.m.

member awards celebration Member & Awards Celebration | August 15

A special event to celebrate membership anniversary milestones and honor service award winners, literary award winners, and Young Numismatist of the Year. All ANA members are welcome.

Thursday, August 15 | 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Rooms 46/48, 2nd Level | Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

128 anniversary awards banquest and auction Awards Banquet & Silent Auction | August 16

Along with awards the annual banquet will include the installation of the 2019-2021 ANA Board of Governors. 

Friday, August 16 | 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom, Hilton Hotel | 5550 N. River Road, Rosemont


exhibits awards reception Exhibit Awards Reception | August 17

ANA exhibitors receive honors for the very best displays of numismatic research at this celebratory event.

Saturday, August 17 | 1:30 - 3:00 p.m..

Room 46, second Level | Donald E. Stephens Convention Center


sundman series lecture future of money and collecting Sundman Lectures

The theme for this year's Sundman Lecture Series is The Future of Money & Collecting.

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Learn from fellow numismatists, collectors and ANA members about their passions and latest research. Free and open to the public. 



kids zone Kids Zone

Learn interesting numismatic facts and play exciting games for a chance to win prizes!

young coin collector Young Collectors Corner

Are you a young collector between the ages of 5 and 17 who wants to learn something new about the hobby? Come join us for our Young Collectors Corner!

2019 worlds fair of money world mints passport World Mints Passport

Travel along the Mint Promenade, and stop at each participating booth. Present your passport ($6; available on-site) and each participating country will stamp its page and give you a coin!


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