Chinese fakes headline
coins and dies will be on display at the Long
Beach Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Expo, which
is slated for Sept. 18-20 at the convention
“The PCGS display will showcase an assortment of
fake Chinese coins and the dies used for making
some of them that were sold on the Internet or
offered at souvenir shops and street fairs in
Hong Kong,” said Ronald J. Gillio, expo general
Heritage President Greg Rohan will speak at noon
Sept. 18 and attendees will receive a free light
lunch. The program is called, “Everything You
Always Wanted to Know About Rare Coin Auctions.”
It is part of the Professional Numismatists
Guild’s “Share the Knowledge” series.
Other meetings and programs include: “The
History of Coin Grading,” presented by
Professional Coin Grading Service President Ron
Guth at 2 p.m. Sept. 18; the National Silver
Dollar Roundtable at 2 p.m. on Sept. 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. Sept. 20.
Heritage will call the official auction.
There will be a children’s treasure hunt Sept.
20. A free gold coin door prize will be awarded
each day to a lucky, registered visitor.
Public hours are Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18
and 19, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Saturday,
Sept. 20, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no Sunday
General admission is $6 (good for all three
days); $4 for members of any coin or stamp club
who display a valid membership card; and $3 for
seniors 65 and older. Admission is free for
children 7 and younger.
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