Register today to learn more about Arizona’s rich numismatic heritage with Collecting
United States National Bank Notes, with an Emphasis on Arizona Notes and Arizona Mining
Stocks, Ingots and Pioneer Minor Coinage. These are just two ANA School of Numismatics
courses available before and during the Phoenix National Money Show™, March 7-9.

Registration is limited, and early bird discounts are available only through Feb. 10. For more
information or to register, call ANA Meeting Services Department at 719-482-9857 or e-mail To register online, go to, click on “Numismatic
Events” and then “National Money Show,” and select the “Education” tab.

The following courses and seminars are offered in Phoenix:
Collector Courses
• Collecting United States National Bank Notes, with an Emphasis on Arizona Notes —
Instructor Peter Huntoon will teach the basics of U.S. National Bank note collecting.
Gain an appreciation for a collecting area where grade doesn’t matter and some
of the worst-looking specimens can turn out to be the most rare, interesting and
valuable. Take this opportunity to view and learn from the most comprehensive
collection of Arizona territorial and state notes ever assembled.

• Arizona Mining Stocks, Ingots and Pioneer Minor Coinage — Instructor Fred Holabird
will explain how Arizona’s gold, silver and copper resources made the state a major
player in the Western mining industry’s development. Discover how Arizona Territory
(1863-1912) numismatic artifacts tell the tales of early mines and miners.

• Both courses run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 5-6. Each course costs $145 for ANA
members, with a $25 Life Member discount and a $25 early bird discount for anyone
who registers by Feb. 10. Nonmember price is $245.

Additional courses
• Coin Conservation, Authentication and Grading — this intensive, three-day seminar
includes digital presentations, open discussions and hands-on coin examination.
The course, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 4-6, costs $269 for ANA members, with a
$50 Life Member discount and a $50 discount for early bird registration by Feb. 10.
Nonmember price is $399.

• Coins in the Classroom — from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 7-8, teaches educators how
to use money as a tool to enhance lesson plans in social studies, language arts,
mathematics, economics and more. Cost for professional educators is $45.
Free workshops

• 18th Century American Colonial Numismatics: Historical Context and Collecting
Opportunities, 1:30-4p.m. March 7
• So-Called Dollars, 2-5 p.m. March 8
• Boy Scout Coin Collecting Merit Badge Workshop, 1-3 p.m. March 8
• Girl Scout “Fun with Money” Patch Workshop, 1-3 p.m. March 8
• Coin Collecting Basics, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 9

The National Money Show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday and
Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

Show highlights include the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s $1 billion display – including
examples of $100,000 bills; the redesigned $5 bill’s first public appearance in Arizona; the
famous, multimillion dollar 1913 Liberty Head nickel; colorful, 19th-century Arizona paper
money; and United States Mint displays. The annual spring show also features a bourse with
hundreds of dealers, dozens of exhibits in the Collector Gallery, and free educational
programs and activities for children and adults.

James Mann is the event’s general chairman, and Alan Herbert is the honorary chairman.
The Phoenix Coin Club and the Mesa Coin Club are the host clubs. The honorary host clubs
are the Arizona Territorial Coin Club and the Fountain Hills Coin Club. Heritage
Auction Galleries is the official auction company. For more information on the National
Money Show, visit (select “National Money Show” from the “Numismatic
Events” dropdown menu).

CONTACT: RyAnne Scott
Telephone: 719-482-9821
The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating
and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its
32,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast
array of programs including its education and outreach programs, museum, library,
publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit