IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 8, 2010) -- 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.
About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world's largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and construction. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Media, offers more than 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties such as NumisMaster.com, the online coin price database.