A Currency Affair

Silly us. We thought the best coin joke was the Susan B Anthony dollar.

Say, what do ya get if you cross a pig with a coin dealer? Nothing. There are some things even a pig won’t do! Hey, how do you know a coin dealer has gone on vacation? He has chairs on top of his house! So, what kind of horse is on Kentucky’s statehood quarter? A quarter horse!

Oh, we got a million of ’em that are just as funny as those rib-tickling classics. Of course, if you want to hear them, you’ll have to meet us down at the National Money Show, where we’ll be talking coin and just chilling with fellow numismatists. Among other highlights, the show will feature the first public display in Arizona of the new $5 bills, a 1913 Liberty Head nickel worth $3 million, and century-old Arizona paper money. The U.S. Treasury Department’s exhibit also will offer a rare look at some $100,000 bills.

March 7-8, 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sun., March 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 2008
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