United States Mexican Numismatic Association announced plans for its
third annual convention and educational forum, to be held at the
Hilton Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz., from Oct. 16 to 18.
2014 convention opens Oct. 16 with a silent auction and cocktail
reception at 5 p.m.
for the 2014 convention are expanded bourse and exhibit areas, growing
50 percent from last year to allow for member educational displays and
an area for a book sale to benefit the association.
bourse floor — with some of the nation’s top dealers in Mexican and
Latin American coinage — will be open Oct. 17 and 18.
educational seminars are scheduled on Oct. 17 and 18, with organizers
planning to include courses they say that cannot be found anywhere
else. Educational forums include a series of counterfeit detection
seminars beginning with the colonial era.
seminars will be presented by some of the most knowledgeable
professionals in the field, including Kent Ponterio, Dan Sedwick, and
Mike Dunigan. The educational aspects and relaxed atmosphere set this
convention apart from any others you may have attended,” said Oliver
Simons of the organization.
than one dozen dealers in Mexican and Latin American coins are
scheduled to attend, making it the largest concentration of that
numismatic material at a coin show, Simons said.
room rates are available at the resort, and attendees are encouraged
to register early as the room block sold out last year a month before
the show. Reservations may be made through the organization website,
details about the show will be posted to the website as they are confirmed.
U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association has more than 300 members
worldwide that share a common interest as collectors of Mexican coins,
currency and other collectibles.
organization maintains an online library, provides an educational
forum and publishes a quarterly journal. Membership begins at $20 per
year and information about joining may be found at the organization’s website.