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Ancient City Coin Club had a program on
Jefferson nickel varieties and errors by Rick Bousquet. Cliff
Wright had a program on coin errors. Thirty-nine were in
Brandon Coin Club had 41 at their last
meeting. Bill Jones gave a program on Stonewall Jackson. They had a
mini show-n-tell. Bill also had a nice article on the four major
Casselberry Coin Club had Zach Lauer speak on
toning of coins, how to spot natural vs. artificially toned coins.
The auction had a lot on numismatic books and magazines sold with
all proceeds going to the club.
Central Florida Coin Club had their
annual fall show September 27 - 29. Cindy Wibker gave a power point
presentation on Exumania (tokens & medals). The club is
preparing its Toys For Tots drive in December. Bob Russell is
working on the club history project.
Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had a program by
Richard Anderson on Full Band Mercury dimes with examples. Steve
Lucy gave a talk on Morgan Dollars.
Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 60 members
at their last meeting. At this writing the club had 19 tables for
the September show.
Gold Coast Coin Club will study grading mint
state coins from the ANA. Stan Klein showed examples of coins in
Greater Daytona Coin Club More wooden
cigar boxes were auction off with the proceeds going to the
homeless. They had a video from the Bureau of Printing &
Engraving on the new $100 bill.
Greater Jacksonville Coin Club Kids Corner had
a program on collecting Jacksonville. The adult program was "Latin
Monetary Union" by Robert Levan followed by the auction.
North Lake Coin & Currency Club met
on the 11th with coins for the big club raffle on hand.
They had a large auction.
Greater Ocala Coin Club had Cindy Wibker speak
on "FUN Stuff." They discussed the Christmas party and nominations
for club Board of Directors for the next two years.
Palm Beach Coin Club had a free food
night where they catered everything from Colombino's Deli &
Bakery. Ninety attended. The program was "Coin Dealer 101." At the
second meeting, 80Coin Worldswere brought in and everyone went page
by page discussing the advertisers. The 2014 club calendars came
in. Every club meeting date and show date is stamped in red.
Calendars are still only $1. The club donated 25.5 pounds of world
coins to the LC Swain middle school coin club.
Sarasota Coin Club had 42 at their last
meeting. Ben Todd gave his "What was Hot & What was Not." They
had an update on their 50th anniversary medals followed
by the auction.
South Brevard Coin Club had a show-n-tell
with a 1963 blue book, a 1977 20 Balboa, a 1969 Cook Island coin
and a book on Curiosity Currency. ANACS will be accepting
submissions at the club show.
Tallahassee Numismatic Club had a successful
one day show. They had a show-n-tell at the meeting. They are
planning a two day show April 6-7, 2014 and a one day show July
26th, 2014. Mr. Devang showed his 1000 Rs notes from
India and Mr. Kolbe showed his rare notes from Tanzania.
Tampa Bay Coin Club had a program on
Jefferson nickels, errors and varieties by Richard Bousquet of
Jacksonville. It was pizza night, everyone won in the raffle and
they had a great auction.
Titusville Coin Club had a hot dog night
followed by CL Wyatt's presentation on the new $100 bill. The
silver raffle and auction followed.
Treasure Coast Coin Club had a program on
collecting obsolete currency by Ron Tagney. TCCC is on
facebook at www.facebook.com/treasurecoastcoinclub.
Venice Coin Club had 23 present at their
last meeting. They discussed their upcoming coin show, had a
presentation on market trends, and the auction followed.
Augusta Coin Club had a power point
presentation by Arno Safran on the origin and history of the U.S.
half dime. The clubs next coin show is November 8 and 9 at the
Patriot Park Gym, 5445 Columbia Rd, Show Chairman David Chism at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had a program
on counterfeit currency by the U.S. Secret Service. Richard J. gave
a report on the ANA convention in Chicago.
Stephen James CSRA Coin Club, Aiken, SC, had a
program by John Attatway on banknotes of Edgefield and Aiken
counties. Chuck Goergen did "Ancient Roman Republican Coins, An
Overview." Arno Safran did "The Origin of Liberty Seated Coinage."
Chuck Goergen did "The Coins of Ancient Egypt." The clubs September
7th show was a success.