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! The show opens Friday at 10am to 6pm. Saturday hours are 10am to 6 pm, Sunday opens at 10am and closes at 3pm. Dealer set-up and early bird entry hours are Thursday, February 28 from 2pm to 7pm. With the price of gold at historical highs, many people are exploring the sale and purchase of gold and silver coins. A mere half dollar dated 1964 or earlier is trading at over $9.00 and a silver dime at over $1.80. Learn and trade for three days in an exciting competitive marketplace of over 200 numismatic professionals. Buy and sell old gold and silver coins. Get a free appraisal! Shop for an unusual gift. Learn about history. Support community service. Enjoy a great day with the whole family! Over $50,000,000 worth of rare coins, currency, stamps, collectibles and jewelry will be on display, including the 1893-S Morgan silver dollar, rare Civil War currency, gold nuggets, jewelry, casino chips, vintage silver items, Victorian tokens, ancient coins, casino chips and other collectibles. ANACS, America's oldest third party authentication and grading service, will be accepting submissions onsite. Numismatic supplies dealer, Scott Western will be offering a full selection of coin currency, stamp collecting supplies, including loupes and reference books.
Throughout the show, young numismatist activities will be offered for ages 6-12, including mini coin classes and free coins for kids! Walter Ostromecki, American Numismatic Association vice president, will be conducting a Treasure Hunt on Saturday. A Boy Scout coin collecting merit badge workshop is taught on Saturday at 9:30am by Patti Finner, former American Numismatic Association vice-president. Call 715-445-3468 or go online for Boy Scout preregistration. The Las Vegas Numismatic Society provides scholarships to young Nevadan collegiate and numismatic education to the community. This 50th annual event is a tremendous opportunity for everyone to learn about coin and currency collecting and the history of money. Public admission is $3 (for all three days) and a coupon is downloadable online. There is free admission for members of any coin or stamp club, seniors 65 or over, military in uniform and children 8 years old or younger. Early bird or visiting dealer admission is $40. For more details, visit www.ckshows.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 888-330-5188 or 800-208-1810.