The Nevada State Museum, formerly the Carson City Mint, hosts an annual coin show every August, featuring the finest in coins and collectibles, .999 fine silver medallions minted on Coin Press No. 1, food sales, children's activities, gold panning, and raffle prizes every hour! The 2012 show is Friday and Saturday, August 24 and 25. Dealers offer free appraisals. Regular admission: $8 for adults (includes coin show and museum exhibits); FREE FOR MEMBERS AND CHILDREN 17 AND UNDER. For more information, contact
or 775-687-4810, ext. 237.