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Obverse Wooden Nickel

The 1st Southern Memorial Coin Convention was held April 26, 27, 28, 1962 in Chattanooga, TN. Since 1964 the Tennessee State Numismatic Society (TSNS) has held it's convention in the Chattanooga area.

Reverse Wooden Nickel

The convention has grown from a 30 table coin show in the 1980s to 176 numismatic dealer tables with over 200 dealers held in the spring and fall of each year. Public attendance has grown to 1500 to 2000 people.

TSNS Convention Schedule Camp Jordan Arena

November 4-6, 2016          

The Camp Jordan Arena is just off Tennessee Exit 1 on I-75 in East Ridge, TN just south of the Chattanooga airport. The location provides an easy two hour drive from Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN, Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA.

A detailed map will assist in locating Camp Jordan Arena and nearby motels. Motels are located near the US-41 & I-75 interchange and near the airport.

I-24, I-75 junction map
    (Maps courtesy of Camp Jordan

Public Welcome

The Tennessee State Numismatic Society (TSNS) Coin and Currency convention is open to the public free on Friday and Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM and Sunday 10 AM to 3 PM. The event is held at Camp Jordan just off the East Ridge, TN Exit 1 on I-75.

Dealers Table Request

Coin and Currency dealers request a table by completing the bourse application with three choices of available tables from the table layout. Send the application with the required deposit to the bourse chairperson, Gayle Pike. Call or e-mail Gayle Pike (901-327-1703 or cell 901-210-7669) for questions.

Exhibitors Request

Coin and Currency collectors are encouraged to exhibit their coins or currency. Call or e-mail the Exhibit chairman for questions.

Schedule of Events

Thursday 1:00 - 7:00 PM Dealer Setup
1:00 - 7:00 PM Dealers
1:00 - 7:00 PM Early Birds
5:00 PM Pizza for all dealers complements of Orva Detrivk and Larry Briggs
5:00 - 7:00 PM Exhibit Setup
Friday 8:00 - 10:00 AM Dealer & Exhibit Setup
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Open to the public
Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 AM Dealer Setup
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Open to the public
1:00 - 3:00 PM Young Numismatics - Kids Coin Program
3:00 - 4:00 PM Exhibit & TSNS Awards
6:00 - 8:00 PM Dealers & TSNS Members Dinner & Social
Sunday 8:00 - 10:00 AM Dealer Setup
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Open to the public
3:00 - 5:00 PM Dealer & Exhibit removal

Updated 3-24-2014