Central States Numismatic Society ready for 77th anniversary convention

Show set for Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Illinois
By , Coin World
Published : 04/05/16
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Numismatic education, coin auctions, educational exhibits, Young Numismatist activities and a full bourse complete the schedule April 27 to 30 for the 77th anniversary convention of the Central States Numismatic Society.

The convention is at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill. Public bourse hours for the show are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time April 28; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 29.

Heritage Auctions is the official auctioneer for the convention, with separate auction sessions scheduled for coins and related material and others for paper money. Paper money sessions are scheduled for 6 p.m. April 27; 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 28; and 1 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 29. Auction sessions offering coin lots are scheduled for noon and 6 p.m. April 27; noon, 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Platinum Night) April 28; and noon and 6 p.m. April 29.

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Among the scheduled coin lots are a 1792 copper disme pattern, Judd 10, graded Professional Coin Grading Service Secure Specimen 64 brown, and a PCGS Mint State 64 1895-O Barber dime obverse die cap error. 

Numismatic exhibits in a number of competitive and noncompetitive categories will be on public display offering collectors insights into what interests their fellow hobbyists. The U.S. Mint will also have a booth on the convention bourse floor.

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A six-session seminar on Chicago history will cover the city’s development, shining moments and gangster past.

April 29 programs comprise:

➤ 11 a.m. — “Dark Horse: The Nomination of Abraham Lincoln in 1860” by Robert I. Girardi, a career Chicago detective and published author on the Civil War.

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