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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CONTACT: Morgan Perry

Telephone: 719-482-9871

E-mail: pr@money.org

Attendance Announced for 2015 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s 2015 World’s Fair of Money – the most important numismatic event of the year – regaled 8,635 people at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill, Aug. 11-15.

The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise; exhibits of rare treasures from the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum in Colorado Springs; hundreds of dealers buying and selling coins, currency and related items in all price ranges; and major auction events by Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries.

Complete attendance numbers for the 2015 World’s Fair of Money

Total Attendance: 8,635

  • General public: 3,294
  • ANA members: 3,764
  • Table-holders: 1,531
  • Scout clinic: 46

Total Daily Attendance

  • Tuesday: 3,224 (returning visitors, such as table-holders, staff and volunteers, are counted in first-day attendance only)
  • Wednesday: 1,209
  • Thursday: 1,384
  • Friday: 1,405
  • Saturday: 1,413

After three consecutive years in the Chicago area, the World’s Fair of Money resumes its rotation to other cities next year. The 2016 event will be held in Anaheim, Calif., Aug. 9-13.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 25,500 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.

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