The program, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Rare Coin Auctions,” will be presented by PNG member-dealer Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auction Galleries of Dallas, Texas, at Noon on Thursday, September 18. A complimentary light lunch will be available for audience members as part of this latest in the series of PNG “Share the Knowledge” seminars being conducted at major coin shows across the country.
A half dozen other seminars and club meetings also will be conducted during the three-day Long Beach Expo. The programs include: “The History of Coin Grading,” presented by PCGS President Ron Guth at 2 p.m. on Thursday, September 18; the National Silver Dollar Roundtable at 2 p.m. on Friday, September 19, and the Long Beach Coin Club seminar, “The Red Book – A Guide Book of United States Coins and its Beginnings,” presented by Howard Feltham at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 20.
Heritage will conduct a major sale of U.S. and world coins and bank notes including serial number one of the large-size 1862 $2 Legal Tender note (Fr. 41a) and one of the rarest Canadian notes ever printed, the “Queen Mary” $500 of 1911.
More than 1,000 dealers will be buying and selling rare coins, paper money, stamps, postcards, historic documents, antiques, estate jewelry and other collectibles. Some dealers will provide free, informal appraisals for visitors. Young numismatists’ activities, including a children’s treasure hunt, will be held on Saturday, September 20. A free gold coin door prize will be awarded each day to a lucky, registered visitor.
The public hours are Thursday and Friday, September 18 and 19, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 5 pm. (The show is closed on Sunday.) A complete Schedule of Events is online at www.LongBeachShow.com.
For additional information, prior to September 16, call (805) 962-9939, and between September 17 and 20 all (562) 436-3636.