Coin Show in Hot Springs Celebrates 50 Years


The Tri-Lakes Coin Club is having their 50th anniversary Coin & Stamp Show January 15-17 in Hot Springs at the Hot Springs Convention Center. At the show, which is the largest coin show in the state, over 80 dealers from across the nation will be in town to buy, sell and trade these items. According to Keith Hammond of the Tri-Lakes Coin Club, a commemorative wooden nickel will be given to the first 1,000 people to attend the show and there will also be door prizes as well as drawings for 10 oz. Silver Bars. The show is free to attend and open to the public.

According to a press release sent by Hammond, there will be 106 tables at the event which will feature items such as gold and silver coins, Colonial copper coins, fractional currency ( small change paper money issued during the Civil War), merchant and Civil War tokens and more. A professional grading service will also be on hand for people who might want to bring in coins from their collections to be looked at and graded.  The hours of the coin show are from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday.

For those interested in coins, The Tri-­Lakes Coin Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Garland County Library at 1427 Malvern Road. For more details on the show visit