(Newport Beach, California) — The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will be at the upcoming April 2009 Santa Clara Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo and the Chicago International Coin Fair.
PCGS representatives will be available to answer questions and accept submissions for all levels of service, excluding bulk submissions. On-site grading will not be offered at either show.
Visit the PCGS booth, #34, during dealer set up and the first three days of the four public days at the Santa Clara Expo (www.SantaClaraExpo.com), April 2 – 5, in the Santa Clara, California Convention Center, 5001 Great America Parkway, where free parking is available. Public hours are Thursday, April 2, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $6 (good for all four days); $3 for seniors (65 and up) and anyone with a valid coin or stamp club member card and children 8 to 16. Children 7 and under are admitted free.
PCGS representatives will be available at booth #110 during dealer-set up and the first three days of the four public days at the 34th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair (www.WorldCoinNews.net) that will be held April 24 – 26, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel, 5440 N. River Road, Rosemont, Illinois. Public hours are Thursday, April 23 (Professional Preview) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. General admission is $5 except for the Professional Preview which is $50 for registration.
As part of its continuing expansion of services for world coin collectors and dealers, PCGS recently announced precedent-setting international agreements with the New Zealand Mint and Mennica Polska, the Mint of Poland, to grade selected examples of their new commemorative and bullion coins and establish submission centers at the respective Mints in Auckland, New Zealand and Warsaw, Poland for the convenience of local collectors and dealers to submit their coins for PCGS certification.
PCGS and the Santa Clara Expo are divisions of Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLCT). For additional information about PCGS services, call (800) 477-8848 or visit online at www.PCGS.com.
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