By Jill Westeyn
July 24, 2023
The U.S. Mint joined the coin collecting community July 13-15, 2023, in Orlando at the Summer FUN Show, which was hosted by Florida United Numismatists, Inc. The show marked the first return of the Mint to the summer gathering this decade. The booth offered collectors an opportunity to add the Mint’s newest products to their collection—including the 2023 Uncirculated Morgan Silver Dollar and 2023 Uncirculated Peace Silver Dollar coins. Additionally, the booth had a variety of educational materials available for collectors of all ages. Furthermore, two Mint Police Officers provided an additional layer of security for Mint personnel and products.
Acting Associate Director of Sales and Marketing, Don Bennett, represented the Mint at the event’s opening ceremony and was available at the Mint booth for the duration of the show to meet the public and answer questions. Bennett also gave two presentations on July 15: one to scouts earning their coin collecting merit badges; the second to young numismatists learning about the hobby.
About the show, Bennett said:
“I was thoroughly impressed with the Summer Fun Show. The vast array of rare and exquisite coins and notes on display was truly remarkable. The Mint’s participation at coin shows increases our brand visibility and reinforces our reputation as the authority in the field of coin production. The Mint’s presence brings new releases, official products, and expertise, all of which contribute to enhancing the overall experience of the attendees and enriching the shows offerings. Shows like Summer FUN are important for the hobby of numismatics—they provide a platform for collectors, enthusiasts, and dealers to come together and share their passion for coins. The sense of community fosters a supportive environment for learning, networking, and trading.”
The Mint will join collectors once again August 8-12 at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburg. For more information about our products, visit our online catalog.
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