National Coin Week will be celebrated April 17-23 by the American Numismatic Association with a variety of activities online and at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo.
“Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom” is the theme.
There will be an an online video quiz. ANA said every day from April 18-22, a video clue will be released on www.nationalcoinweek.org and the ANA’s YouTube page.
Participants can submit their answers online for a chance to win prizes.
First prize is a proof 2016 American Eagle gold $5, a 2016 silver proof set and a 2016 ANA 125th anniversary Red Book signed by editor Kenneth Bressett.
There will be a coin club trivia contest, where ANA member clubs test their knowledge and compete for prizes.
On April 23, an open house will be held at the Money Museum. Admission is free. Activities for children and adults are planned, including the minting of the 2016 National Coin Week medallette in the museum’s Mini Mint.
This article was originally printed in Numismatic News.
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