Coin Club gives Currency to Collegiateby Rosalie SpearAs a young and aspiring journalist and college student, I am well aware of the economic hardships that many Americans face today. With the cost of college tuition rising and the expense of books tearing a hole in every student's pocket, I was extremely grateful to receive a scholarship from the Las Vegas Numismatic Society. I dedicate these graciously given funds to my book expenses every semester. It has helped me out immensely, and I feel very honored to be a recipient of the LVNS Scholarship. Read more..
Silver Dollar and Panda Coin Seminars Offered at Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin ShowThe Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will be held March 1-3, 2013 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89102.The seminar line-up on Saturday offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry's leading experts. The Silver Dollar seminar will be conducted by John Highfill and C Logan McKechnie. Highfill authored The Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founded the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, now the second largest dealer organization in the world. Read more..
Rare Coins Spotlighted at the 50th Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin ShowThe Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will showcase rare coin and currency dealers from around the country on March 1-3, 2013. Rare coins spotlighted at the event include an exceptional 1794 Large Cent MS66 BN Head of 1794 PCGS. There are only 1 of 3 known with estimated value $200,000, shown courtesy of Leo Frese Coins and Collectibles. Read more..
Las Vegas Numismatic Society Celebrates its 50th Anniversary Coin Show March 1-3The Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will be held March 1-3, 2013 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89102.This 50th annual show features dealers in US and world coins, currency, stamps, ancients, jewelry and collectibles, seminars, supplies, exhibits and young collector activities. Free numismatic gifts will be given to the first 300 attendees per day! Read more..
John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal ShowbyCoinWeek on June 10, 2013 7:31 AMA Silver Dollar seminar is being offered at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on July 18-20 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764. The Silver Dollar seminar offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts. John Highfill, author of the Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founder of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, will be speaking for the first time at this show with Logan McKechnie, publisher of the VAMView Retail Price Guide. Read more..
Many of the key dates and most valuable pieces of modern Chinese coinage are survivors of the turbulence that accompanied Hong Kong’s reunification with China.“This is 1996. One day a couple of guys walk into the shop.” Peter Yeung, President of Panda America leans forward on the conference table as he speaks. “They want to buy Silver Pandas, so I sell them some for $15 each. Then the phone starts ringing. Everybody wants to buy silver Pandas. Read more..
Upcoming 2015 Events
Coin collectors converge in Nevada for annual event.Reprinted by permission of The Numismatist. Published by the American Numismatic Association - March 2014 The Las Vegas Numismatic Society predicts a large turnout at its 51st annual coin show in Las Vegas on April 4-6. Over 3,000 visitors and 300 dealers attended the 2013 show, and the society expects an even greater crowd at this year’s event, which will be held at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino at 2411 West Sahara Street. Read more..
PRESS RELEASE 2-19-14FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATEContact: Dawn 888-330-5188 or 800-208-1810Three Chances to “Win:” Three Vegas Coin Shows Set in 2014The promoter, CK Shows has announced the addition of a third show in Las Vegas, called The Vegas Show. This new show will take place December 12-14 in a new venue, The Riviera Hotel and Casino, 2901 Las Vegas Blvd South, in association with the Las Vegas Numismatic Association. Read more..
PRESS RELEASE 2-28-14FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATEContact: Dawn 888-330-5188 or 800-208-1810Silver Dollar Seminar offered at 51st Las Vegas Club ShowThe Las Vegas Numismatic Society 51st annual coin show is set for April 4-6 in Las Vegas. Last year’s annual show drew 300 dealers and over 3000 visitors, nearly doubling attendance the previous year. Even greater numbers are expected to converge upon the Las Vegas Numismatic Society 51st annual coin show this year at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara. Read more..