There are five shows on the numismatic calendar this week.
Today is the final day of the 14th annual Canadian Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Show, held at John Paul II Polish Cultural Centre on 4300 Cawthra Rd., in Mississauga, Ont. Sponsored by the Troyak Club, the show will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and feature more than 30 dealers with 60 tables of material, including Canadian and worldwide coins, banknotes, stamps and hobby supplies.
Today is also the final day of the Edmonton Coin Show and Sale, held at Howard Johnson Hotel on 15540 Stony Plain Rd., in Edmonton, Alta. The bourse will be open from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today, and admission is $5 at the door (although youth under 16 years of age are free). In addition to the bourse, there will be educational coin and medal displays as well as door prizes and a silent auction.
Later this week, in Orlando, Fla., the 2017 National Money Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center on 9400 Universal Blvd. The show, which will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on March 9-10 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 11, boasts a bourse with more than 800 dealers in attendance.
“It’s a family-friendly, educational event sponsored by the American Numismatic Association,” explained Jeff Garrett, president of the 25,000-member association.
“Money is history you can hold in your hands, and there will be more than $100 million of numismatic treasures on public display from spectacular ancient Greek coins to modern money.”
Among the special exhibits of historic, rare items from the ANA Money Museum in Colorado will be one of only five known 1913 Liberty Head nickels. It’s insured today for $3 million USD.
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Also taking place later this week is Nuphilex, the largest coin and stamp show in Canada. The show will be held at Complex EVO on 420 Sherbooke St. W., in Montreal, Que. The three-day show will be open on March 10-11 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and on March 12 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $3 on the first two days and free on closing day.
On March 11, Les Grands Collectionneurs du Québec will host its March 2017 Exhibition at Édifice SFPQ on 5100 Boul. des Gradins in Québec. The bourse will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and include 100 tables of coins, stamps, sports cards and postcard, among other material. Admission and parking are free.