The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) have completed arrangements to have retired U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti attend the PAN Fall Coin Show and Convention to be held October 27-29 at the Monroeville Convention Center, a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The fall show theme is “The American Silver Eagle, 30th Anniversary”.
Mr. Mercanti will be on the bourse floor Friday, October 28 to sign copies of his book, American Silver Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Program. John will also be the featured speaker at the PAN banquet to be held Friday evening at the LeMont Restaurant overlooking the beautiful Pittsburgh skyline.
The PAN show competitive collector exhibit area will feature PAN president Tom Uram’s award-winning five-case exhibit that will display examples of each of the 30 dated years the popular American Silver Eagle coins were produced. John Mercanti’s eagle design has remained the dominant feature on the coin’s reverse.
The PAN Lecture Series will include numismatic notable personalities that include Mr. Cliff Mishler, retired CEO of Krause Publications, to address “Numismatic Publishing: Past, Present and Prognostication.” The series will also include Mr. Dennis Tucker, publisher at Whitman Publications, to speak about “Hidden Profits in Modern U.S. Mint Silver and Gold Medals.”
The lecture series will conclude with Mr. Douglas Mudd, ANA Museum Curator. His topic will be “The Olympic Games; History and Numismatics.” The lectures are free and will be held on Friday, October 28 beginning at 1:00 pm.
The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is a non-profit educational state organization founded in 1978 consisting of individuals and coin clubs throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States. PAN is a Life Member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The association is dedicated to promoting the hobby of coin collecting through coin shows, lectures, seminars, a published journal and an electronic newsletter. Our primary focus is learning the art, history, and world cultures through coinage, medals, and paper money.
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