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Published January 24 2010

Red River Valley Coin and Stamp Show marks its 50th year

The 50th annual Red River Valley Coin and Stamp Show is from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Fargo Doublewood Inn, 3333 13th Ave. S.

Dealers from five states will be on hand to buy, sell or trade numismatic materials including U.S. and foreign coins, currency, tokens, medals and other related items. Stamp dealers will also be available.

Jan. 31 is Family Day with free coin books and coins for children 12 and younger from 2 to 4 p.m., free admission and door prizes.

A banquet to commemorate the 50th anniversary show begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Doublewood. Featured speaker is American Numismatic Association President Cliff Mishler, who will speak on replica or “fake” U.S. coins and their affect on the industry. Banquet tickets are $20.

For more information, contact Bob Hanna at (701) 373-8980 or Mark Kingsley at (701) 297-0321 or e-mail bob@concorde-GA.com.