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Krause Publications has announced 2011 dates for its two Chicagoland numismatic events, the Chicago International Coin Fair and Chicago Paper Money Expo.
The 36th annual Chicago International Coin Fair will be held April 14-17, 2011, at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill. One of the leading domestic events devoted to collectors and dealers of world coins and paper money, CICF enjoyed a resurgence in 2010 with a sold-out bourse floor and strong auction. Renowned auction company Heritage Auction Galleries conducted a strong sale in its first year as official CICF auctioneer, offering a variety of rarities from around the world. To learn more about CICF, visit www.cicfshow.com.
The 17th annual Chicago Paper Money Expo will be held March 10-13, 2011, also at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare. CPMX is one of the most popular conventions in the U.S. serving the interests of collectors and dealers of rare paper money and collectible stocks and bonds. The CPMX rare currency auction is cataloged and conducted by Lyn Knight Currency Auctions, a world-leading auction company in the field. For more information about CPMX, visit www.cpmxshow.com.
Located a short cab or shuttle ride from O’Hare International Airport, the Crowne Plaza O’Hare is a full-service hotel with brand new upscale guest rooms and suites, attentive services and a variety of amenities. Event attendees receive a special show rate at the host hotel. Visit www.crowneplazaohare.com for more details.
For more information on exhibiting at CICF or CPMX, contact bourse chairman Scott Tappa at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (800) 726-9966, ext. 13428.