There are two major shows on the numismatic calendar this week.
Today is the final day of the Edmonton Coin Show and Sale, which is being hosted by the Edmonton Numismatic Society at the Howard Johnson Hotel on 15540 Stoney Plain Rd. in Edmonton, Alta. The show will be open today from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Admission is $5, but youth under 16 years of age are free.
The bourse includes dealers from across Canada offering free appraisals of coins, medals, paper money, tokens, watches and other time pieces. The show also features educational coin and medal displays, door prizes—including one for a gold coin—and a silent auction.
Later this week, on March 17, the Calgary Numismatic Society Annual Spring Money Fair will be hosted by the Calgary Numismatic Society at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre on 2120 16th Ave. N.E. in Calgary, Alta. The show will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and boasts more than 55 dealer and exhibit tables; a youth club table; hourly draw prizes, including a gold coin door prize. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children aged 16 or under (with an adult), and parking is free.
Looking forward to next week, there will be three major shows on the numismatic calendar:
- the L.A. Coin Show will be held in Windsor, Ont. on March 18;
- the Cambridge Coin Show will be held in Cambridge, Ont. on March 24; and
- the Collectors’ Show and Sale will be held in Florenceville-Bristol, N.B. on March 24.
For more information about upcoming shows, visit our “Events” page.