Coin Show Raffle Ticket Sales Benefit State Museum PDF Print

Raffle tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Carson City Mint Coin Show’s grand  prize.  The event is held annually in August at the site of the former U.S. Mint  in Carson City and advance raffle sales to support the Nevada State Museum are well  underway.

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“This year we have a framed grand prize—a one-of-a-kind treasure that includes a 2011 Nevada Day poster and button, and very rare Nevada Day medallions minted on Coin Press No. 1 with the official CC Mint Mark on the reverse,” said Bob Nylen, curator of history. Purchase raffle tickets at the museum admissions desk: $1 each or 6 for $5. CC Mint  coins and other prizes donated by the dealers will be raffled throughout the show.  Grand prize drawing is at 3 p.m. August 25.

The Nevada State Museum is located at 600 N. Carson Street in Carson City and open Wednesday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For more information and to purchase raffle tickets, contact Deborah Stevenson at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 775/687-4810, ext. 237.