Cash some chips in tomorrow to catch the last day of the money show at the Colorado Convention Center. Some of the world’s most famous rare coins and paper money are on display for the National Money Show. It’s a big bang for your six-dollar buck! Here are the highlights.
Billion Dollar Case. You may think you are seeing double- but there really are 6 zero’s on the 5 million dollar Treasury note. Also in the display are 10,000 bills- the largest denomination of paper money produced in the United States.
1913 Liberty Head Nickels
-1st coin authorized by George Washington
-Only 5 are on record
1792 Silver “Half disme”
-Valued at $220,000
-Only 1,500 produced
-Produced before the U.S. mint was in operation
-Valued at $3.5 million
-Only 6 on record
Collectors and exhibitors are ready to show you the money. Their impressive collections show off coins from around the world- some are for purchase anywhere from 1 to 1 million dollars. “I got this bug collecting coins. It’s a virus. You can suppress it but you can not cure it,” says Oded Paz the President of the Elongated Collectors. [Gallery not found]
The National Money Show
Hall C of the Colorado Convention Center
May 12 10-4
Children under 12 free