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Madison County Coin Club had a potluck dinner
followed by a buy, sell and trade night.
Summer FUN is July10-12th, 2014 at the Orange
County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Hall WA1, near
the Rosen Center. Dealer set-up is Wednesday at 2 p.m. The public
can get in Thursday at 10 a.m. There is a free shuttle bus running
from the back parking lot to the front of the convention center.
Parking is $9.
The FUN Coin Club Get Together is Friday at noon, room
Ancient City Coin Club had 34 members at its
last meeting. Bob Cane gave a presentation on "Franklin Halves,
Circulated and Proof."
Brandon Coin Club had 43 at its meeting. The
May coin show was well attended and the club is getting ready for
its July 26th show, Brandon Elks Club, 800 Centennial Lodge
Casselberry Coin Club had Mark Lighterman speak
on "Identifying Casino Chips and Researching Them."
Central Florida Coin Club election was as
follows: President, Zach Lauer; Vice President, Don Mix; Treasurer,
Donna Moon; and Secretary, BJ Neff. New Board members are Bill
Hancock, Jeanie Neff, Tom Palmer and Skip Pfeiffer. Zach Lauer is
20 years old and plans to make coins his profession.
Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had a talk on "ANA
Numismatic Trivia Questions" by Joe Zelinski.
Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 52 members at
its last meeting. Dave Parenteau gave the program on "The Art in
U.S. Paper Money." He brought in some framed notes. The club voted
to purchase 250 "shopping style" bags with the club's name on them.
Club members could purchase them for their personal use.
Token Society will meet September 13th, 2014 in
Orlando at 10 a.m., Denny's Restaurant.
Gold Coast Coin Club had an ANA DVD on "Grading
Mint State U.S. Coins," followed by door prizes, raffle prizes and
Greater Jacksonville Coin Club had a program on
estate planning by Elizabeth Williams. The YN program was "The
History of Gold" by Robert Levan, followed by door prizes, and buy,
sell and trade. Peyton Sounder was named the 2014 ANA Young
Numismatist of the Year at the ANA Summer Seminar.
Greater Ocala Coin Club had 47 members at its
last meeting. Club shirts are now available. They had a 50/50
drawing followed by the auction. The program was on grading
North Lake Coin & Currency Club had Mark
Trout speak on "Where the Buffalo Roam," coins and currency with
Buffaloes on them. There was a raffle, 50/50 drawing and the
Palm Beach Coin Club had a program on "U.S.
Timelines in History for Coins & Currency," telling why each
type was used. Eighty-five were present. Five new members and two
renewals were signed up at the monthly coin show.
Ridge Coin Club of Sebring will be holding its
58th annual coin show on February 15th, 2015, at the Sebring Elks
Lodge, 2618 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870. There will be 30
tables. Contact Barry Radawiec, Box 1584 Tanglewood Circle,
Sebring, FL 33872. Phone 863-382-8958 or 863-835-1253, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarasota Coin Club had 44 at their last
meeting. Fiftieth anniversary club medals are still available. They
had a surprise program followed by the auction.
South Brevard Coin Club had a quiz on the 1982
Lincoln Cents, the raffle brought in $50 and there were several
show-n-tells. The program was "Grading Wheat Pennies" by
Tampa Bay Coin Club had a power point
presentation on "ANA, 2012, A Numismatic Tour of Philadelphia." The
club had a good raffle and auction.
Treasure Coast Coin Club had a DVD from the ANA
on "How Not to Lose Your Money Collecting Coins." Club members also
talked about TV and newspaper advertising.
Venice Coin Club had 23 members and two guests
at their last meeting. Phil Kolbe gave a quiz on "Guessing the
Mystery Country." Bart Bartanowicz gave a program on "Hidden Coin
Boards or What's in your Backyard?", followed by the auction.
Augusta Coin Club said its May coin show was a
huge success. There were 43 dealer tables with 303 guests visiting
the show. They had 47 at their last meeting. Arno Safran had a
power point on "Models Who Posed for our Coinage." YN Shelby
Plooster gave a power point on "Commemorative Coins of the 1996
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had a program on "How
to Sell Your Coins." Twenty-two were present at the last meeting.
The new website will soon be available www.lcfcc.org