Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo Returns Sept. 8th

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Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles ExpoThe finest known collection of vintage United States silver half dollars made between 1892 and 1915 will be displayed at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo in the Long Beach Convention Center (use Pine Ave. entrance), Thursday to Saturday, September 8 – 10, 2011.

“This will be only the second time this multi-million dollar collection has ever been publicly exhibited,” said Ronald J. Gillio, Expo General Chairman.

The Long Beach Expo is open to the public for buying and selling gold and silver, rare coins, vintage paper money, rare stamps and other collectibles and estate jewelry.  Many of the 1,000 dealers attending the show will offer free, informal appraisals for the public.  Educational seminars and collector’s club meetings will be held, and Heritage Auctions will conduct a public auction of rare coins during the show.

The award-winning collection of half dollars was assembled over decades by Michigan pathologist, Peter K. Shireman, M.D., and will be displayed courtesy of Dr. Shireman and Professional Coin Grading Service of Santa Ana.

The Long Beach Expo will be held in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.  Public hours are Thursday and Friday, September 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, September 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is $8 (good for all three days); $4 for seniors 65 and older and children ages 8 to 16.  Free admission for children ages 7 and younger.  Additional information about the show and discount coupons are available online at www.LongBeachExpo.com, or call (805) 962-9939.

Professional Coin Grading Service and Expos Unlimited, organizer of the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo, are divisions of Collectors Universe, Inc..

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