The Exchange : Southeast Coin Clubs hold elections, hear presentations

Southeast Coin Clubs hold elections, hear presentations

Editor's note: Tony Swicer produces the ANA Region 4 Club Newsletter, which serves Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. In an effort to better share ideas for membership drives, programming and activities, The Exchange will re-publish club news from his newsletter that will be of the greatest interest to other clubs across the nation. To subscribe to Swicer's full newsletter, email him at

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Visit the CoinWeek table at FUN. David Lisot will ask you why you come to the FUN show, why you belong to FUN and to show him you favorite numismatic item. You will be on TV. It will only take about five minutes.


Madison County Coin Club had a bourse night and potluck dinner. They also elected officers and board for 2014.


Ancient City Coin Club had 30 in attendance at its last meeting. Ray Herz presented "Standing Liberty Quarters." The club had nominations of officers and board.

Brandon Coin Club had 45 in attendance at its last meeting. Nomination and election of officers and board was in November.

Casselberry Coin Club is stocking up on numismatic supplies for a rummage sale. The club is planning its December meeting, can food drive and toys for tots.

Central Florida Coin Club came up with a new club logo. The club is starting its annual Toys for Tots drive. The fall coin show and club picnic were both successful.

Florida Token Society will meet Saturday, December 7, at 10 a.m. in Ocala at the Freedom Public Library.

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had Stan Klein give an introduction to grading.

Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 51 in attendance at its last meeting. The club had a successful 27-table coin show in September. John Belonsoff gave a program on the Sacagawea dollar and Sacagawea's contribution to the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Gold Coast Coin Club studied "Grading U.S. Coins" from the ANA Diploma Program. Bill Sanders reported on the Baltimore show in early November. Club members studied "The Mint Process" from the Diploma program.

Greater Daytona Coin Club had Tom Palmer speak on bust half dollars.

Greater Jacksonville Coin Club had a program called "AU-BU, The Great Divide" by Ray Herz. The club added 35 new books to their library. Tony Bonaro spoke to the YN's on J.F. Kennedy and his coinage.

Greater Ocala Coin Club had John and Nancy Wilson present a program on collecting Florida cancelled checks. Their club nominations and election were held.

International Society of Silver Art Collectors' annual convention was October 9 in Portland, Ore. The newest club ingot was unveiled and new officers are; President Nancy Yee, Vice President Joseph Markulics, Secretary/Treasurer Harvey Chew.

North Lake Coin & Currency Club had a raffle, 50/50 drawing and the auction.

Palm Beach Coin Club had a program on Indian Cents by Richard Spencer. The election was as follows, President Tony Swicer, Vice President Richard Spencer, Secretary Bruce Eleshewich, Treasurer Robert Leneve, YN Chairman Dan Pecoraro. The Board includes Rick Carver, Jack Diaz, Buddy Hirsh, George Kovacic, Tim Morley, Ed Napoli, Sandy Pearl and Ed Polyanchek.

Sarasota Coin Club had 49 in attendance at its last meeting. Bart Bartanowicz showed the "Summer FUN Show DVD."

Silver Sands Coin Club had Doug Gibson discuss the details of the club's annual coin show December 7 and 8 at the Central Panhandle Fairgrounds in Panama City. Phil Kolbe presented "Guess the Mystery Country," which was Belize. Currency and coins of Belize were pasted around. A large auction followed. The December meeting will be the Christmas Party.

South Brevard Coin Club had its election as follows; President Marie Shea, Vice President Stan Levinson, Secretary John Shea, Treasurer Tim Janecke, Chairman of the Board Bonnie Rague, and Board members Harold Stuart and Tim Barker.  They had a large show n tell.

Tallahassee Numismatic Club had a show n tell. The club discussed its upcoming coin shows in April and July.

Titusville Coin Club had "Hot dog Night" with an auction and seven silver eagles and one silver panda in the raffle.

Treasure Coast Coin Club had a show n tell night. The club is on Facebook at 

Venice Coin Club had 27 in attendance at its last meeting. Election results are as follows; President Jeff Scalici, Vice President Tanya Skidmore, Treasurer Vic Skidmore, Secretary Nina Burnett, Sergeant-at-Arms John Inman. The club discussed its coin show, Christmas dinner and the coin club "Tervis Tumbler." Jay Chamberlin gave a presentation on currency errors followed by the auction.


Augusta Coin Club had a barbeque dinner meeting, a show n tell and the auction. The two-day club show went very well with over 300 attending and the club made a profit.


Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had a show n tell, nomination of officers and the program was "Photographing Coins" by Bob N. He gave pointers on cameras and lighting.


Memphis Coin Club meets twice a month. The first meeting each month is business and a big auction. The second meeting is business, a small auction and an educational program. The club banquet in September had 68 in attendance. The educational program in October was "Standing Liberty Quarters" with a slide presentation. The annual show is in February 2014.


Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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