PNNA Spring Convention & Coin Show

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COMPLETE – Thank you for attending!
PNNA Convention and Spring Coin Show (73rd Annual) Tukwila, Washington – April 12-14, 2024.

See the 2024 PNNA Convention Report (with some photos).

General Chairman: New chairman and/or show committee to be announced. We thank Kevin Charboneau for his service the past several years. Kevin will still assist at the coin shows this year.
Bourse Chairman: Scott Loos. Ph. 425-463-6551 (cell)

For Dealers – Contact Scott Loos for current status and bourse application for all PNNA shows.

The PNNA convention is the oldest and biggest annual coin show in the Pacific Northwest.

PNNA coin shows normally feature a large active bourse, exhibits, and a popular young numismatist (YN) program. Past conventions have often featured a numismatic theater and club meetings; however, these activities have not been available since conventions resumed in 2022. But you can meet members of local coin clubs and find out about their meetings, including the Seattle Coin Club meeting (see below).

Location: Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. So., Tukwila, WA. A link to Google Maps is available on the TCC website. The 42nd Ave. S. bridge is one-way traffic away from the community center, so be sure to follow the detour signs when entering from Interurban Ave. S.

Note: New admission fees beginning with the 2024 show.
Admission/Hours – Public show hours: Friday Noon – 7 PM, Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM. Admission $5.00 per day, $10.00 for all three days. Children 12 and under are free, as are PNNA life members with photo ID badge. “Early Bird” admission (9 AM Fri/Sat/Sun) is $50.00.

Dealers – Up to 85 local, regional and national numismatic dealer booths. A dealer list and map are posted at each show. See the dealer list for the 2024 spring coin show in Tukwila.

Education/Exhibits – There were not any formal Numismatic Theater presentations in 2023-2024, however we did have some nice collector exhibits.

Grading ServicesANACS returned to PNNA coin shows in the fall of 2022 and attended again at the 2023-2024 shows. A discount was available for certain U.S. coin submissions. When an ANACS representative attends, the representative accepts submissions, but a grader is not present at PNNA shows.

Hotel info – Marriott Courtyard Seattle Sea-Tac Area, Address: 16038 West Valley Highway, Tukwila, WA 98188. PNNA group rates are posted for each show. Rates for the 2024 show ranged from 129 to 159 USD per night, for Thursday, April 11 thru Monday, April 15.

The Nor'wester cover - 2nd Quarter 2024
The Nor’wester cover – 2nd Quarter 2024

Literature – Free copies of the 2nd Q 2024 edition of The Nor’wester were available at the 2024 show. This is another 24-page full-color edition. Also see The Nor’wester online editions.

Meetings – A PNNA board meeting was held at 8:00 AM on Saturday, and the annual PNNA general membership meeting was held at about 6:15 PM after the bourse closes on Saturday.

Parking – Plenty of free off-street parking. Located just 10 minutes from SeaTac Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Seattle.

Prizes and Souvenirs – Hourly door prizes. (Prizes are mailed to winners not present.) “Squished” or elongated cents were available as souvenirs, thanks to the PNNA’s popular machine!

SCC Meeting – Guests were invited to attend the Seattle Coin Club Thursday evening meeting (April 11 at 6 p.m.), also at the Tukwila Community Center. There was a special guest speaker!

Scout Activities – A BSA coin collecting merit badge workshop was held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at 1 p.m., in Tukwila at the annual convention and spring coin show and was very successful with 36 participants. See the scouting page. Girls can now participate in the BSA program.

Security – The show entry area will be under video surveillance. Your image may be recorded. These recordings could be shared with law enforcement in the event of an incident at the show. Registration for door prizes is optional. ID will be required to claim door prizes. See the PNNA privacy policy

Youth Activities – Young Numismatist (YN) treasure hunt was offered on Saturday and Sunday (April 13-14), as part of youth and family activities. See Young Numismatist (YN) program information. For both the spring 2023 and 2024 shows, the YN program was offered on both days, run by local volunteers, and was simplified so as not to require visiting “stops” on the bourse floor.

General Chairman’s Message by Kevin Charboneau:

See Kevin’s message in the 2nd Q 2024 edition of The Nor’wester. Kevin is looking for a new convention general chair, and/or for additional show committee members to assist with various tasks.

If you would like to volunteer to help at any future PNNA show, or have questions or would like more information, please send an email to kcharboneau58@comcast.net.

Past Conventions

Relive the Memories! (Historical information & reports):
Conventions & Coin Shows | Exhibits | Memorabilia | Newsletters

The Nor’wester online editions contain much additional convention information such as PNNA president’s and convention chairman’s messages, and post-convention reports and photos where available.