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Liberty Coin Service’s Patrick A. Heller To Participate In US Mint Numismatic Forum

Monday, September 25, 2017  
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Liberty Coin Service's Communications Officer Patrick A. Heller has received and accepted an invitation from the United States Mint to participate in the Mint's 2017 Numismatic Forum on October 17 at the Mint's headquarters in Washington, DC. The theme of the event is "Numismatics--The Road Ahead."  Participation is by invitation only and is likely to be only 50-60 people.

Said LCS CEO and owner Tom Coulson, “We are honored that Pat has once again been recognized by the US Mint with this invitation to meet with US Mint staff.  Liberty Coin Service is committed to supporting the hobby of coin and paper money collecting.  Consulting with the staff of the US Mint is just one more way we promote the use of money for educational purposes and recreation.  Pat participated in the Mint's first Numismatic Forum in Philadelphia last October, the only participant from Michigan, then wrote an article on the event posted at http://www.numismaticnews.net/article/mint-holds-forum that contains extensive feedback and suggestions to the US Mint.”

Frequently-honored Liberty Coin Service, founded in 1971, is Michigan’s largest rare coin and precious metals dealership.  It has been located in Lansing’s Frandor Shopping Center since 1975.  Liberty staff were significantly involved with the process of creating the 2004 Michigan Statehood Quarter and is planning to use the release of the US Mint’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Quarter in early 2018 to once again support area schools and the Greater Lansing Food Bank.  Liberty was honored by the American Numismatic Association in 2012 with the Harry Forman National Coin Dealer of the Year Award. 

The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873.  It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.  The United States Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; and silver and gold bullion coins.  Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers. The Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary in 2017. 

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