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Silver dollar seminar set at Vegas show


The Las Vegas Numismatic Society 50th Anniversary Coin Show will be held March 1-3 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The seminar line-up on Saturday offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts. The silver dollar seminar will be conducted by John Highfill and C. Logan McKechnie.

Highfill authored The Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founded the National Silver Dollar Roundtable, now the second largest dealer organization in the world. McKechnie added over 200 silver dollar varieties and revisions to the VAM list and publishes an annual VAM Retail Price Guide. Seminar starts at noon.

Panda collectors can enrich their knowledge at the Panda seminar featuring Peter Anthony, author of Gold and Silver Panda Coin Buyers Guide. Seminar begins at 2:45 p.m.

ANACS will accept submissions on site at the show all three days.

This annual show features dealers in U.S. and world coins, currency, stamps, ancients, jewelry and collectibles, seminars, supplies, exhibits and young collector activities. Free numismatic gifts will be given to the first 300 attendees per day.

Dealer set-up and early bird entry hours are Thursday, Feb. 28, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The show opens Friday at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 3 p.m.

Young Numismatist activities will be offered for ages 6-12. A Boy Scout coin collecting merit badge workshop is taught on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. by Patti Finner, former American Numismatic Association vice president. Call (715) 445-3468 or go online to preregister.

The host hotel is the Palace Station Hotel and Casino. Call (800) 634-3101 for reservations or book online at http://www.ckshows.com/. Use code PCILVC4 for the event rate of $52 Tuesday through Thursday and Sunday and $79 Friday and Saturday.

Public admission is $3 (for all three days) and a coupon is downloadable online. There is free admission for members of any coin or stamp club, seniors 65 or over, military in uniform and children 8 years old or younger. Early bird or visiting dealer admission is $40. For more details, visit www.ckshows.com, email info@ckshows.com or call (888) 330-5188 or (800) 208-1810.

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