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30 Jun 2006

Official-Worlds-Fair-of-Money-Medals-Now-Available-from-ANAs-MoneyMarket

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Official World’s Fair of Money® Medals Now Available from ANA’s MoneyMarket 

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – The official medal marking the American Numismatic Association’s 115th Anniversary Convention in Denver, August 16-19, is available for sale through ANA’s MoneyMarket. 

The design of the medal celebrates milestones in Colorado numismatic history, from the establishment of the Denver Mint 100 years ago to the release of the Colorado commemorative quarter. It was designed and sculpted by Alex Shagin, former sculptor and engraver for the Leningrad Mint, and struck by the Keystone Mint. 

The obverse of the 2006 medal depicts the façade of the Denver Mint and a columbine, the state flower. The reverse captures the majesty of the Rocky Mountains. Serially numbered medals are available individually in bronze for $45 or as a two-medal set in bronze and silver for $62. 

Medals can be purchased online at www.money.org (click on “Shop at MoneyMarket”) or by contacting ANA MoneyMarket at 800-467-5725 or enterprise@money.org. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

For more information about the ANA, call 719.632.2646 or visit www.MONEY.org. 

Originally Release Date: June 30, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9853
                            Email: baker@money.org

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