WASHINGTON — The United States Mint announced today that it is attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Convention August 16–20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The bureau will be located at booth #1777.
Opening day events on Tuesday, August 16 include the official ribbon cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m. Central Time (CT), in which Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios will participate. Following the ceremony, Treasurer Rios will hold a public forum at the World Mint Stage at 11 a.m. to answer questions and discuss issues affecting the United States Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and Department of the Treasury.
On Friday, August 19 at 1 p.m., United States Mint Deputy Director Richard A. Peterson will host a public coin forum at the World Mint Stage and sign autographs at booth #1777.
During the convention, the United States Mint will offer the following products for sale at its booth:
- Assorted 2010– and 2011–dated America the Beautiful Quarters® Program products
- 2011 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coins
- 2011 American Eagle Gold, Silver and Platinum Coins
- 2011 United States Army Commemorative Coins
- 2011 Medal of Honor Commemorative Coins
- 2011 Native American $1 Coin 25–Coin Rolls (P&D)
- 2011 Kennedy Half–Dollar Bags and Two–Roll Sets
- Assorted Presidential $1 Coin and First Spouse Gold Coin products
- Assorted bronze medals, including Womens Airforce Service Pilots, the Dalai Lama, Abraham Lincoln, Tuskegee Airmen and first spouses
These and other products are also available for purchase at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or by calling 1–800–USA–MINT (872–6468). Hearing– and speech–impaired customers with TTY equipment may order by calling 1–888–321–MINT (6468).
The United States Mint, created by Congress in 1792, is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The United States Mint also produces proof, uncirculated and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver, gold and platinum bullion coins.