Last Updated on 8/19/2004 by bidz

World’s Fair of Money gets under way in Pittsburgh

Appeared August 19, 2004 –
News articles from The Dominion Post
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chump change it’s not.

“A silver dollar that’s insured for $10 million and nickels worth as much as $3 million each are among the $1 billion in coins at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, which began Wednesday in Pittsburgh.
As many as 16,000 people are expected to stroll through the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to buy, sell or gawk at coins ranging from the rare to the soon-to-be commonplace. Some collectors will buy items that cost less than a dollar and others will make $1 million investments.”

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