Annual PCDA National Coin & Currency Convention

2019 34th Annual PCDA National Currency & Coin Convention..

March 14-16, 2019

The 34th Annual PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention will be held in suburban Chicago at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare, 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018. The Hilton is roughly one mile from O’Hare Airport and offers complimentary shuttle service to and from there for hotel guests and visitors. Bourse activities get underway on Thursday, March 14 with the 10am-1pm Early Bird period, where collectors and dealers without booths are afforded early access to the bourse area for a $50 registration fee. The regular public bourse hours will be 1pm-6pm Thursday, March 14, 10am-6pm Friday, March 15 and 10am-3pm Saturday, March 16. A $5 registration fee provides admission for all three days of the event. Revisit this site periodically to see updates to the Schedule of Events as well as additions to the list of participating booth holders.

The PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention is sponsored by the Professional Currency Dealers Association. Founded in 1985, the PCDA now includes 135 of the leading specialists in collectable rare currency, as well as dealers also maintaining a significant presence in the rare coin marketplace. Formerly known as the National and World Paper Money Convention, the current name was adopted in 2011 to reflect the widened scope of the members’ offerings, as well as the widening base and scope of the organization’s membership as rare currency has become a more mainstream area within the numismatic trade. In addition to the bourse area including 50+ nationally prominent dealers from roughly 15 states, the NCCC will include a two session Lyn Knight auction, as well as meetings and educational programs on Friday and Saturday.

Convention Event Schedule

For a complete schedule of all PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention events, please click here Be sure to revisit our site to see new and exciting programs and meetings added to the Schedule of Events.

Participating Booth Holders

For a complete listing of all PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention booth holders, please click here. To view a layout of the bourse area showing booth locations, please click here. Be sure to revisit our site to see new and exciting programs and meetings added to the Schedule of Events.

Bourse Area Hours

Thursday, March 14 9am-10am (Booth Holder Closed Move in)
Thursday, March 14 10am-1pm (Early Birds - $50 Registration Fee)
Thursday, March 14 1pm-6pm (Public Hours - $5 for a three day pass)
Friday, March 15 10am-6pm (Booth Holders & Early Birds at 9am)
Saturday, March 16 10am-3pm (Booth Holders & Early Birds at 9am)

There is a $50 registration fee to participate in the Friday Professional Preview Day, which is open to both members of the trade and collectors. Payment of the special $50 registration fee also grants admission privileges during booth holder only hours for the balance of the event.
Admission to the bourse area during the regular public hours Thursday-Friday-Saturday is $5 for a three-day pass valid for the duration of the public show hours.

Hotel Accommodations

The Hilton Chicago O'Hare, the event site for the 34th Annual PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention, is located at 5550 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018.

To book accommodations at our special discounted $119 group rate, call the hotel at (847) 678-4488 and ask for the “National Currency and Coin Convention” rate. If difficulties are experienced in booking, call Bourse Chairman Kevin Foley at (414) 807-0116 for assistance. Please remember, however, that the NCCC will not be the only event at the Hilton over our event dates. Once the hotel is sold out, it is sold out. An early call to book accommodations is highly recommended.

Auction Information

For the 34th consecutive year Lyn Knight will be the official auction company of the National Currency and Coin Convention. Auction lot viewing for the sale will open on Wednesday, March 13th, with auction sessions on Thursday and Friday evenings, March 14 and 15. In excess of 1,000 lots will be included.

To consign to the auction or obtain an auction catalog, please contact the auction company directly:

Lyn F. Knight
P.O. Box 7364
Overland Park, KS 66207-0364

Phone: (800) 243-5211 FAX: (913) 338-4754
(913) 338-3779

In making your travel plans, please remember that auction lot viewing will open on Wednesday, March 13th. For the convenience of auction participants, a security room will be provided beginning that day and overnight. Please consult the Schedule of Events for location.

For additional information about Lyn F. Knight Currency Auctions, including details about consigning to the PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention auction and to view catalogs online, visit his website:

Dealer Booth Application

To become a participating booth holder at the 32nd Annual PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention, please click here to download a copy of the bourse application to complete and return to the Bourse Chairman.

NCCC Convention Contacts

The Bourse Chairman is responsible for dealer booth sales and space assignments. He is also the designated public spokesman for the PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention. All inquiries should be directed to him.

Bourse Chairman:

Kevin Foley
P.O. Box 573
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: (414) 807-0116
FAX: (414) 423-0343

The cost of dealer booth space at the PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention ranges from $575 to $780, depending on booth size and configuration. To view and print a copy of the booth holder bourse space application, please click here. Booth holders staying three or more nights at the Crowne Plaza under the NCCC room block will receive a $100 bourse fee rebate directly from the NCCC on presentation of their paid room bill to the Bourse Chairman after the conclusion of the event. One rebate per booth.

The General Chairman is responsible for the overall operation of the PCDA National Currency and Coin Convention. Clubs and societies interested in holding meetings in conjunction with the convention should contact her.

General Chairman:

Patricia R. Foley
131 West Layton Avenue - Suite 212
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Ph.: (414) 747-9440
FAX: (414) 747-9490

Convention Sponsors

Thank you to our convention sponsors:
Stack’s-Bowers, Irvine, CA – Program Printing
Sergio Sanchez Currency – Educational Program and Meeting Support

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