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VAM and Panda Seminars Offered at SoCal Winter Show

The SoCal Coin & Currency Show Winter Show will be held December 6-8, 2012 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764.  The bourse features dealers in US and world coins, currency, stamps, ancients, jewelry and collectibles, seminars, supplies, exhibits and young numismatist activities.

Free numismatic gift will be given to the first 300 attendees per day!

ANACS will accept submissions onsite at the show all three days.  Established forty years ago, ANACS is America’s oldest third party coin authentication and grading service.

The VAM seminar line-up offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts.  

Logan McKechnie , of VAMS and More, will be conducting a VAM seminar spotlighting  special guest speakers  Jeff Oxman and Mark Witkower.   Numbered among the publications authored or co-authored by Oxman are The Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys, The Official Guide to the Top 50 Peace Dollar Varieties, Official Guide to the Hot 50 Morgan Dollar Varieties, 1878 Morgan 8-TF Attribution Guide, Carson City Morgan Dollars – Featuring the Coins of the GSA Hoard, The 1878 Morgan Dollar 7/8 – TF Attribution Guide.  

Witkower and Oxman co-authored the Official Guide to the 1878 Reverse OF ’79 Varieties.  Witkower has been involved in the identification and collection of VAMS for over 20 years.  Seminar is held on Saturday at 12:15pm. Seating is limited.

Panda collectors can enrich their knowledge at the Panda seminar featuring Peter Anthony, author of Gold and Silver Panda Coin Buyers Guide.  Seminar begins at 2:00pm Friday.

Dealer set-up and early bird entry hours are Thursday December 8 from 9 am to 12 noon.  Public hours open Thursday at noon and continue to 7pm. Friday hours are 10am to 7 pm, Saturday opens at 10am and the show closes at 5pm.

Throughout the show, Kid’s Korner provides free coins for young numismatists and mini coin classes for ages 6-12. Offered are Boy Scout coin collecting merit badge workshops and Fun with Money patch clinic for Girl Scouts. Two sessions are taught by Patti Finner, former American Numismatic Association vice-president, on Friday, December 7 at 4:00pm and Saturday, December 8 at 9:30am.  Call 715-445-3468 to preregister.

The host hotel is the Holiday Inn Ontario Airport, 2155 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA  91761.  Call 909-212-8000 to book reservations . Use CKS for the event rate of $69.  The SoCal Coin and Currency Show is located five minutes from the Ontario International Airport and 45 min from Southern California tourist attractions.

The SoCal Coin and Currency Show is held twice a year.  The winter show is set for December 6-8, 2012 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California.  Public admission is $3 (for all three days) and a coupon is downloadable online.  There is free admission for members of any coin or stamp club, seniors 65 or over, military in uniform and children 8 years old or younger.  Visiting dealer admission is $40 and exhibitor table fees start at $385.To get your free table for your coin, paper money or stamp club, you must reserve in advance.  For more details, visit, email [email protected] or call  888-330-5188 or 800-208-1810.

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