The U.S. Postal Service will issue a "forever" stamp on June 20 to mark the 150th anniversary of the admission of West Virginia to the union. This self-adhesive will be issued in panes of 20 stamps.
Canada Post will issue a pair of se-tenant first class mail stamps on June 20 in its continuing series on the bicentennial of the War of 1812. The stamps will depict military hero Charles de Salaberry, and Laura Secord.
There will be a coin show at the Radisson Hotel, on Rte. 110, in Westford (Exit 32 off, I-495), on June 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; an admission fee is charged.
The U.S. Mint will begin taking orders for bags and rolls of the 2013 P and D Kennedy half-dollar coins on June 20. These have not been issued for circulation since 2001, but are sold to collectors at a premium by the mint. To order these coins, visit the mint's website at www.usmint.gov, or call 800-USA-MINT.