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In these ever tougher economic times, we hear lots of talk about how there are no real jobs, how its hard to make real money, whether we can expect a rise in real incomes and so on. Well, here’s a look at money that doesn’t even pretend to be real.
In the Star Trek universe, Federation credits are mentioned a few times as a unit of currency, but never actually seen. Sometimes it’s inferred that money itself is no longer used in the bright future overseen by the United Federation of Planets. On other occasions, some goods and services are said to cost a certain number of credits, while some alien planets seem to have their own monetary systems. Here’s an artist impression of what Federation currency might look like.
The second United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set released in 2012 includes an uncirculated quality Grover Cleveland $1 Coin and Frances Cleveland Bronze Medal (first term) – a likeness of the corresponding First Spouse Gold Coin. This set is available today. Order Now!
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The Whitman Coin & Collectible Baltimore Expo is this week, starting today March 22 for Dealer set up and ending March 25. It’s going to be an action packed weekend. Admission is free, but early bird passes are available for a fee, so if you want to get a jump on things pick one up. The official auction company for the show will be Stacks Bowers Galleries. Be sure to check the schedule so you don’t miss out on anything!
If you’re in Las Vegas this weekend be sure not to miss The Las Vegas Numismatic Society’s 49th Annual coin show! All of the information you need is right above. The Coin Raffle prizes are as follows:
- 1st: $500 Bill
- 2nd: $2.50 Gold Coin
- 3rd: 1/10 oz Gold Eagle
- 4th: GSA Silver Dollar
- 5th: Uncut Sheet of $1 Bills
- 6th-10th: 1 oz Silver
The Las Vegas Numismatic Society is having a meeting and benefit auction featuring 30 lots of coins and collectibles this Saturday starting at 2pm. The meeting will be held at the Charleston Heights Art Center located at 800 South Brush Street Las Vegas, NV. For more information go to the LVNS page here. Everyone is welcome!
This weekend it will be all about numismatics in Berlin. Rightfully called “THE” numismatic event of the year is upon us. The World Money Fair 2012. Previous shows have brought 15,000 visitors to this historically rich fair. There is a little bit of everything from “Professional exchange with mints, national banks, technical suppliers or coin dealers. An unrivaled assortment from classical through modern numismatics, including medals, tokens, historic bank notes, and stocks and bonds.” As a numismatist and collector I am truly envious of all attendees. I hope with some strategic planning I will be able to make next years show! Check out the schedule below for event details.
Get ready for the Long Beach Coin, Stamp, & Collectibles Expo. Starting today Thursday, February 2, and finishing up on February 4th. This is an international show and has been a leading tradition in the coin, stamp, and collectible industry since 1964. Take a look at the schedule below to make sure you don’t miss out on what is important to you, there will be a lot going on! Be sure to click here for a $2 coupon. I am not sure if I will be attending, but I’m sure it will be an amazing weekend!
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