The Exchange : Join Ross Family Coins in Celebrating 2013 National Coin Week, April 21-27

Join Ross Family Coins in Celebrating 2013 National Coin Week, April 21-27

Ralph Ross

(Ralph Ross will be celebrating the anniversary of the Buffalo nickel during National Coin Week)



Sugar Land, Texas - The 90th annual National Coin Week is being celebrated April 21-27, with the theme, "Buffalo Nickel Centennial: Black Diamond Shines Again." Events and activities will focus on the Buffalo/Indian Head nickel (1913-1938). Black Diamond was the name of the bison that likely served as the model for the coin's iconic reverse.

Ross Family Coins is celebrating National Coin Week with the following events:


* Proclamation for National Coin Week from the Mayor's office

* Numismatic display at the First Colony Library during the month of April

* Coins for A's flyers

* Special 90th annual National Coin Week wooden nickels

* Westward Journey 2005 Buffalo Nickels

* Numismatic Games and lots of Give-A-Ways


There will be a presentation Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 4:30 PM, First Colony Library, Meeting Room A. The discussion will be on the celebration of 100 years of the Buffalo Nickel in the United States. How the North American Buffalo brought numismatics into the mainstream of historical studies will also be discussed.


Ross Family Coins, an ANA member club, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to advance numismatic knowledge through educational, historical and scientific means; to assist in bringing together persons interested in numismatics; to promote greater popular interest in numismatics; to aid its members through the study, acquisition and exhibition of numismatic material and to assist or encourage other worthy numismatic causes.


For more information about Ross Family Coins, call 281-980-0971 or email:


National Coin Week is sponsored by the American Numismatic Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 28,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach programs, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or go to


Written by Ralph Ross at 00:00

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