Completed Events

Completed Event Summary

This is a summary of major PNNA or ANA related events completed within the past year or two, with the most recently completed events at the top.

To see upcoming events, please return to the welcome page, or see the event calendar. For older events, see the summaries by decade and year under the “News” menu, or see back issues of The Nor’wester.

2023

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Salem Coin & Stamp Show was held December 2-3, 2023, at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem. Although this show is not a PNNA-sponsored event, it is one of the larger shows in the Northwest, and the PNNA may participate in programs at the show. There were also new printed PNNA events calendars available at this show.

The WCC Portland fall coin show was held November 4-5, 2023, in Clackamas. (Dealer list available on linked website.)

This year’s PNNA fall coin show was held October 6-8, 2023, in Tukwila. See the dealer list.

The Nor'wester cover - 4th Quarter 2023
The Nor’wester cover – 4th Quarter 2023

See the 4th Q 2023 edition of The Nor’wester with feature articles about tokens and medals. Free paper copies were available at the PNNA fall coin show. Copies were mailed on 9/20 to PNNA members subscribed to paper copies.

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Washington State (Puyallup) Fair
We hope you had the opportunity to attend and visit the PNNA display. This year’s Fair ran from September 1-24. See the PNNA Fair webpage. Still have questions or wish to volunteer for next year? Please contact Hobby Hall/Fair coordinator Rick Schulz via email at richardf53@yahoo.com, or by telephone at 253-535-0690. For general numismatic questions, you can also email info@pnna.org.

World’s Fair of Money® (ANA anniversary convention)
This year’s convention was August 8-12, 2023, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

The 3rd Q 2023 edition of The Nor’wester is available. This is a short two-page edition but has an updated president’s message and Fair coordinator’s message. The 4th Q fall coin show edition will be 24 pages and in full color again. The 3rd Q edition was mailed to subscribers on July 8.

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ANA Summer Seminar
This year’s seminar was held June 17-29, 2023, in Colorado Springs, CO. Summer Seminar was cancelled for 2020-2021, but returned in 2022. Each year’s seminar has two one-week sessions. A course catalog is available online.

National Coin Week
April 16-22, 2023. This was the 100th NCW, and the theme was “Our Money, Our Heritage, Our America.”

IT’S OVER! We hope you enjoyed the show!
See 2023 PNNA Convention Report & Video on the blog.

Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association
PNNA Convention and Spring Coin Show (72nd Annual)
April 14-16, 2023, in Tukwila, WA

The PNNA convention is the oldest and biggest annual coin show in the Pacific Northwest. PNNA shows normally feature a large active bourse, exhibits, numismatic theater and club meetings, and a popular young numismatist (YN) program.

The Nor'wester cover - 2nd Quarter 2023
The Nor’wester cover – 2nd Quarter 2023

See the 2nd Q 2023 edition of The Nor’wester with a feature article by Tom Sparks about the amazing Bissell short snorter, which was on display at the ANA NMS in Phoenix in early March! Free paper copies were available at the PNNA Convention. Copies were mailed on 3/20 to PNNA members subscribed to paper copies.

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The ANA NATIONAL MONEY SHOW® was held March 2-4, 2023, in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Boeing Employee’s Coin Show was held January 21-22, 2023, in Kent, Washington. Although this show is not a PNNA-sponsored event, it is one of the largest shows in the Northwest, and the PNNA may participate in Scouting or other programs at the show, as well as have a board meeting at the show.

The 1st Quarter 2023 edition of The Nor’wester contains information about PNNA awards and scholarships for 2023. See the blog post with a link and describing the contents. Paper copies were mailed to subscribers by Dec. 22, 2022.

2020-2022

Please see 2022 news page for 2022 events.

Please see 2021 news page for 2021 events.

Please see 2020 news page for 2020 events.

To see upcoming events, please return to the welcome page, or see the event calendar. For older events, see the summaries by decade and year under the “News” menu, or see back issues of The Nor’wester.