The Week in Shows (April 22-28)

There are eight major shows on the numismatic docket this week.

Today is the last day of the 56th Annual Ontario Numismatic Association (ONA) Convention, which is being held at the Holiday Inn on 30 Fairway Rd. S. in Kitchener, Ont. The bourse will be open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information about the 2018 ONA Convention, click here.

The final day of the Regina Coin Club Spring Show and Sale is also today at the Turvey Centre on 100 Armour Rd. in Regina, Sask. Hosted by the Regina Coin Club, the show will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and admission is $3 (or free for children aged 12 and under). Highlights include a display featuring a set of unissued 1937 Bank of Canada bilingual $1 banknotes depicting King Edward VIII—the only known examples of Canadian currency with a portrait of Edward VIII in private hands. The display will also include a die proof vignette of Edward VIII used to make the tintype proofs. For more information about the display, click here.

Today is also the last day of the Gold and Silver Expo, which is being hosted by the Buffalo Numismatic Association at the Hamburg Fairgrounds on 5820 South Park Ave. in Hamburg, N.Y.—only about 30 minutes from the Canada-U.S. border in Fort Erie, Ont. The show features exhibits, seminars and more than 80 tables with dealers from several U.S. states. Admission is $2.

THIS WEEKEND

Later this week, on April 28, the Kingston Stamp and Coin Festival will be hosted by the Kingston Stamp Club at the Ongwanada Centre on 191 Portsmouth Ave. in Kingston, Ont. The show will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., and admission and parking are free.

The Guelph Spring Coin Show will also be held April 28 at the Colonel John McCrae Legion (Branch 234) on 57 Watson Pkwy. S. in Guelph, Ont. Hosted by the South Wellington Coin Society, the show will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Not only are admission and parking free, but each attendee will receive a coupon for free admission to the Toronto Coin Expo the following week.

Also on April 28 is the Sudbury Stamp and Coin Show, which will be held at the Parkside Centre on 140 Durham St. in Sudbury, Ont. The show will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Stamp and Coin Show will be hosted by the l’Association des numismates et des philatélistes de Boucherville (ANPB) at De Mortagne School on 955 De Montarville Blvd. in Boucherville, Qué. on April 28-29. The show will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and include 35 dealers. Admission and parking are free.

Rounding out the week in shows is the Central Nova Coin Club Annual Show, which will be held April 28 at the Best Western Truro-Glengarry Hotel and Convention Centre on 150 Willow St. in Truro, N.S. The show will be hosted by the Central Nova Coin Club in conjunction with the Atlantic Provinces Numismatic Association (APNA). The bourse will be open from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For more information about upcoming shows, visit our “Events” page.

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