The following is a release from the Long Beach Expo:
Visitors on opening day of the January 29 to 31, 2015, Long Beach Coin,
Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo will have the
opportunity to obtain first-day-of-issue commemorative coins directly
from the U.S. Mint.
"This will be an exciting opportunity for collectors and
dealers," Long Beach Expo President Cassi East said.
"Representatives of the United States Mint will be at the show
all three days selling the new U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary
commemorative coins, starting on January 29. That's the first
day of issue for these clad half-dollar, silver dollar and gold $5
"Plus, visitors can see coins from the eagerly anticipated
Pogue Collection, including one of only three known 1822 Capped Bust
Half Eagle gold coins and the Dexter 1804 Class I Draped Bust silver
dollar. Also, the Simpson Collection of Gobrecht Pattern Dollars will
be publicly displayed for the first time on the West Coast."
The just-issued U.S. Marshals Service coins will be available along
with many other Mint products at booth No. 1126.
Professional Coin Grading Service will offer special First Strike
insert labels for Marshals Service commemoratives submitted for PCGS
certification during the three-day expo.
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A total of 175 coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection will be displayed at
the Stack's Bowers Galleries booth, No. 502. Many of
the coins have never been publicly displayed anywhere since they were
acquired over the decades by Pogue and his family. The collection is
certified by PCGS and features special gold labeling to indicate the
D. Brent Pogue Collection pedigree.
Among the other Pogue coins on display will be a 1794 Flowing Hair
Half dime (LM-3) graded PCGS Specimen-67; 1827/3 Capped Bust quarter
dollar (B-1), PCGS Proof 66+ Cameo; 1797 Draped Bust half dollar,
Small Eagle (O-101a) PCGS MS-66; 1807 Draped Bust half dollar (O-105),
PCGS MS-66; 1808 Capped Bust Left Quarter Eagle (BD-1), PCGS MS-65.
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The PCGS Set Registry all-time finest 1836-1839 Gobrecht Dollar
patterns set also will be displayed for the first time on the West
Coast during the January 2015 Long Beach Expo. The exhibit, at the PCGS booth (#807),
will be courtesy of the set’s owner, collector Bob R. Simpson of
Texas, and Legend
Numismatics of New Jersey.
"More than 500 collectibles dealers will be attending the show,
buying and selling rare coins, gold, silver, paper money, stamps,
sports memorabilia, estate jewelry and other collectibles. Heritage Auctions, the
official auctioneer of the Long Beach Expo, will conduct a major
auction of United States rare coins, and there will be Meet the Expert
sessions with PCGS Co-Founder David Hall during the show," said East.
The Long Beach Expo will be held in the Long Beach Convention
Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.
Show hours are Thursday and Friday, January 29 and 30, from 10 a.m.
to 7 p.m., and Saturday, January 31, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission
is $8 for adults and $4 for seniors and children aged 8 to 16.
However, free admission coupons are available in advance online.
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