shane bissett royal mint Olympic & Paralympic Commemorative Coin Program for The Royal MintShane Bissett, Director, Commemorative Coins and Bullion, The Royal Mint.

Great Britain is hosting the 2012 Olympic Games. A series of coins was struck by the Royal Mint to commemorate the event.

Royal Mint Director Shane Bissett discusses the success of the program and which designs have been the most popular.

He also talks about other coin and bullion series issued by the Royal Mint and what collectors may look forward to in the future.
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American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

The country’s premier coin show and convention,  is held every summer at cities around the country. This year the show was hosted in Philadelphia, PA. The convention features spectacular educational programs and events, and the most stunning collections of early American rarities ever assembled for the ANA’s signature Museum Showcase.

The  bourse, which is always sold out,  includes the finest rare coin and currency dealers in the world, with special sections for U.S., world and ancient coins as well as paper money. The Mint Promenade will features representatives of world mints from  five continents along with collector exhibits.

For more information about the ANA or any of its conventions, visit www.money.org and/or visit the Coin and Paper Money Shows  section on Coinweek for the latest information, news stories and calendar of upcoming shows.

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