Rare coins on display at expo

ONTARIO - The So Cal Coin, Currency and Jewelry Show, a marketplace where visitors can both buy and sell, will be held at the Ontario Convention Center Dec. 16-18.Garret Burke, designer of the California state quarter, will be on hand to show how a quarter is designed and minted. Nickel collectors may also enjoy hearing Cynthia Mohon, co-author of "The Complete Guide to Shield and Liberty Head Nickels." More than $30 million worth of rare coins and jewelry will be on display, including the 1893-S silver dollar, 1794 Flowing Hair half dollar and rare Civil War currency. The show will be open Thursday from 2-7 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $2. For more information, call (888) 330-5188.

********** Published: December 2, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 33