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B.E.P. | 2012 Exhibition Program Schedule

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Department of the Treasury
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
2012 Exhibition Program Schedule

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is participating at the following numismatic events:

American Numismatic Association (ANA)

National Money Show
Denver, Colorado – May 10-12, 2012

American Numismatic Association (ANA)

World’s Fair of Money
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – August 7-11, 2012

The BEP’s participation at numismatic events provides a platform to educate the public about
U.S. currency and its technological enhancements. This objective is accomplished through
ongoing relationships with numismatic societies, educational groups, corporate enterprises,
and other governmental agencies.  The BEP’s operation and products are showcased in a
manner many people otherwise would never experience. Public sales products, exhibits
such as the Billion Dollar Showcase, currency manufacturing demonstrations, open forums,
public education materials and media outreach activities offer national visibility to the
exclusive producer of U.S. currency.

For additional information regarding the 2012 Exhibition Program and/or the Bureau of
Engraving and Printing, please visit the www.moneyfactory.gov.

Image/Text: B.E.P.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

November 8, 2011 at 8:11 am

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United States Department of the Treasury | Washington D.C.

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Located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C., a neighbor to the White House, is the Department of the Treasury.  This institution was established by an Act of Congress in 1789.  Their main function is to manage the revenue of our government.  The Treasury prints and mints all paper currency and coins in circulation through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint. The Department also collects all federal taxes through the Internal Revenue Service, and manages U.S. government debt instruments.  The Treasury Building itself was started in 1836 as a work in progress, the last wing was added in 1869.  As a the governing body, which in a way, holds the puppet strings to the future of  U.S. numismatic creations, I thought it a worthy mention.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

February 7, 2011 at 8:08 am

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