The Exchange : Southeast Coin Clubs plan shows, hear presentations

Southeast Coin Clubs plan shows, 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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Brandon Coin Club  had 47 members at their last meeting. The show-n-tell went well. 

Casselberry Coin Club  had BJ Neff speak on "Double Die or Not," finding errors and varieties.

Central Florida Coin Club  had YN Zack Lauer speak on toning of coins. The clubs annual picnic was October 27 with games, socializing and plenty of steak, chicken and fish.

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club  had Greg Wagner speak on three cent pieces and show examples. Harry Schwartz spoke on two cent pieces and showed examples.

Ft. Walton Coin Club  had 47 members present at their last meeting. They discussed their coin show held September 28 and 29.

Ft. Myers Coin Club  will have Saturday coin shows on November 16, December 21, January 18 and March 8, 2014. The shows are held at the Elks Lodge, 1900 Park Meadows Ave, Ft. Myers, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Contact

Gold Coast Coin Club  had Stan Klein speak on early European coins and colonials. The club studied the ANA course, "Introduction to Numismatics."

Greater Daytona Coin Club  had Mark Trout speak on Kennedy coins and medals.

Greater Jacksonville Coin Club  had a mini coin show. Their fall show was October 27 and 28.

Greater Ocala Coin Club  had Mark Trout give a program on Blazing Nickels. They discussed the Christmas party and they are taking nominations for officers and board. The next meeting, they had a "Collect-o-rama Auction Night" with up to 50 percent off collectibles in the auction except guns. Sixty-two were present at the meeting.

North Lake Coin & Currency Club  had nomination of officers and board followed by pizza and beverages then the auction.

Palm Beach Coin Club  had Estate Auction #22. Every lot sold on average at 97.9 percent of the estimated value (131 lots). Tony Swicer spoke on grading through the years and how it changes with the market.

Sarasota Coin Club  had 35 members at their last meeting. They had a dinner meeting at Flemings Steak House. Fiftieth anniversary club medal are available in silver, goldine and copper.

South Brevard Coin Club  had nomination of officers and board for 2014. They had a "Mini-Bourse." There was a show n tell with several members bringing in items

Tallahassee Numismatic Club  discussed their upcoming 2014 coin shows. They had a show-n-tell.

Tampa Bay Coin Club election was as follows; President, Joseph Crespo; Vice President, Hugh Taggart; Secretary, Phil Gazi; Treasurer, Trottier Tracy. Board members are Dennis Druggan, Dennis Kinney, Nancy Valentin and Richard Schemtisch.  Ray Mason spoke on the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half dollar.

Titusville Coin Club  had a half- pound silver raffle. The auction was packed and they had Sloppy Joe's.

Treasure Coast Coin Club  showed the "DVD Highlights of Summer FUN 2013," followed by refreshments and the auction.

Venice Coin Club  had 30 members and three guests. They discussed the Christmas party and upcoming coin show. Jay Chamberlain had a program called "When Good Coins go Bad," followed by the auction.

West Hernando Coin Club  had ICG Grader Randy Campbell speak on tips to improve your grading. A certificate from the ANA was given to Alexandrea Zieman for her recent talk at the club.


Augusta Coin Club  had a program by Arno Safran, a "Grading Bee" via power point. The club had a show-n-tell and they are preparing for their coin show, November 8 and 9 at the Patriot's Park Gymnasium, 5445 Columbia Rd, Augusta, Ga.

Middle Georgia Coin Club  had a raffle and auction. The main topic of the meeting was the upcoming yearly coin show January 24-26, 2014, in Perry, Ga.


Lower Cape Fear Coin Club  had their meeting at Carolina BBQ where they had a show-n-tell. They are planning a coin program for third graders with free coin folders.

Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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