American Numismatic Association Museum Rarities on Display at 2024 National Money Show

The following is a press release from the American Numismatic Association (ANA), announcing that it will display some key one-cent denomination coins at the 2024 National Money Show. The 2024 National Money Show will be held March 14-16 at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

It won’t cost a cent in admission to see millions of dollars of historic rare coins and paper money during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show ( at the iconic Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 14-16, 2024. Admission is free.”Important coins and early U.S. bank notes from the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will be on display at the show, including a spectacular exhibit of the first one-cent denomination coins of the United States. Items range from the Fugio cent of 1787 to the United States Mint’s earliest issues including the large Liberty Head cents struck from 1793 to 1799,” said Thomas J. Uram, president of the 26,000-member ANA ( 

1900 Lesher silver dollar

“We’ll also have a display of Colorado currency featuring a selection of early Colorado National Bank notes along with a set of the famous Lesher dollars created by silver mine owner Joseph Lesher in the mining town of Victor, Colo., in the Cripple Creek mining district,” explained Doug Mudd, director and curator of the Money Museum.

Other Money Museum rarities on display at the show will be one of the approximately 40 known surviving 1933 Eagles ($10 denomination gold coin) designed by acclaimed sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Another exceptional exhibit is of a 1943 Lincoln cent mistakenly struck in copper/bronze alloy that still has its original mint red color 81 years after it left the Philadelphia Mint, and a 1944 cent struck on a zinc-coated steel planchet intended only for 1943 cents.

“The ANA Colorado Springs National Money Show will provide collectors access to hundreds of dealers offering extensive numismatic inventory at all price levels as well as educational programming for both beginning and seasoned hobbyists,” explained ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick. The three-day event will be held in Bartolin Hall at The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave. in Colorado Springs. Public hours are Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The ANA is also offering two pre-convention seminars on March 12 and 13. The seminars and instructors are “Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins” taught by Sam Gelberd, ANA numismatic education manager, and “Counterfeit Detection of U.S. Coins with Emphasis on Recent Chinese Made Fakes” with instructors Brian Silliman and Keith Moon. For additional information about the seminars, visit

1933 Eagle
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In addition to the convention and pre-convention seminars, the ANA will have a Money Museum reception and Philanthropy Award celebration on Thursday, March 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Association’s Colorado Springs headquarters, 818 N. Cascade. Complimentary shuttle service will be provided from and back to The Broadmoor. Advance registration for the museum reception and the shuttle is required. RSVP online by February 16, by phone (719) 482-9856, or email The ANA has negotiated discount room rates for attendees starting at $209 per night. In addition, the usual daily resort fee of $32 per room will be waived, and overnight guests will get complimentary self-parking and free in-room internet service. “Reservations must be made by February 3, 2024 to get the special room rates.” advised Kiick. Additional information is available at or by calling the American Numismatic Association at (719) 632-2646. 

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs, to include its museum, library, publications, conventions and webinars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit

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