Money Museum to host exclusive presentation for EAC members

ANA event part of the EAC's national convention to be held in Colorado Springs
 

The American Numismatic Association will host a special program at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on Friday, May 2, exclusively for attendees of the Early American Coppers Convention. The EAC Convention will be held in Colorado Springs at the Doubletree Hotel from May 1-4.

 

Money -Museum -LOGOEAC members will get to participate in a private show-and-tell session with Money Museum Curator Douglas Mudd as well as explore the museum's three galleries and the Mini-Mint, where a special token will be minted for EAC attendees.

 

"Having the EAC convention in Colorado Springs this year is exciting," Mudd said. "It has provided a great opportunity for EAC members to get a glimpse of the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum's holdings of early American copper coins."

 

The Money Museum will also show one of its popular travelling exhibits, "Money in Early America," at the convention.

 

The EAC Convention begins May 1 with a member reception. Bourse floor hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 2-3, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 4. Admission is free. Other presentations scheduled for the conference include:

 

Friday, May 2

  • Seminars on the new EAC Grading Guide Book.
  • Colonial Coin Collectors Club meeting.
  • A talk on large cents by Del Bland, Denis Loring and Darwin Palmer.

 

Saturday, May 3

  • A seminar by John Kraljevich, "Why does the ANA matter to copper collectors? A history lesson."
  • A seminar on 1816 die states.
  • A presentation on 1839 large cent collectors.
  • A presentation on late date large cents.

 

The Doubletree Hotel is located at 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard. For questions about the convention, please contact Dan Trollan at 970-769-3196.

 

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 25,500 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of education and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or go to www.money.org.