ANA Seeking Numismatic Theatre Proposals for Portland National Money Show

by American Numismatic Association on November 10, 2008 · 0 comments

ANAAmerican Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their creativity and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2009 National Money Show™, March 13-15 in Portland.

Numismatic Theatre consists of short presentations on a wide range of topics, and is a great opportunity for collectors to discuss their ideas, expertise and collections with the numismatic community. The presentations are a popular part of every ANA convention, and many focus on topics pertaining to the convention’s host city or state. Presentations from previous conventions include "Women in Power, on Coins & in Art," "Money in Olde New York," and "Gold, Silver & the Wizard of Oz."

Collectors interested in giving a Numismatic Theatre presentation can download a proposal form at (Select "National Money Show" from the "Featured Links" menu, then select "Education" tab under "ANA Convention Resources"). Proposals can be sent by fax to 719-634-4085, or by mail to the ANA Education Department, 818 N Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903. Proposals must be received by January 23. Theatre program videos and DVDs from past conventions are available for checkout from the ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library (

For questions about Numismatic Theatre at the Portland National Money Show, please call 719-482-9850 or e-mail

The Portland National Money Show will be held from March 13-15 at the Oregon Convention Center. The show is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Scott Loos is the event’s general chairman, Larry Rowe is the honorary general chairman, Gene Wiley is the Numismatic Theatre chairman and Eric Holcomb is the exhibit chairman. The Willamette Coin Club and the Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association are the event’s host clubs and the Salem Numismatic Society is the honorary host club. Bowers and Merena Auctions is the official auction company.

About American Numismatic Association

The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 32,000 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 visit

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