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Southeast Coin Clubs hear a number of presentations and attend multiple coin shows

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  swicer@comcast.net

 

ALABAMA

South Baldwin Numismatic Association-will have its coin show August 10,11, 2013 at the Foley Civic Center.

 

FLORIDA

Ancient City Coin Club-had Ray Herz speak on "Other Works by Coin Designers". The July meeting featured "What did you find at FUN" & Numismatic trivia Pursuit".

 

Brandon Coin Club-had 47 at their last meeting. Archie T gave a program on "Hobo Nickels". The latest coin show was a success with over 250 in attendance.

 

Casselberry Coin Club-had a slide show on "Type Collecting" by Tom Palmer. They have a silver eagle attendance prize and an all silver raffle, followed by the auction.

 

Central Florida Coin Club-had their bronze club medals arrive. Two YN's came back from the ANA Summer seminar to tell their stories. Volunteers from the club manned registration booths at Summer FUN. Long time club member Paul Bricker passed away.

 

Daytona Coin Club- met Tuesday July 9th, with a program, refreshments, and the auction.

 

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club-had a talk by Richard Anderson on "Collecting Mercury Dimes" and how to tell full split bands.

 

Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club-had a program on "US Military Medals" by Max Dawkins. 55 members were present. The club donated 18 Red Books to the city and county library systems.

 

Gold Coast Coin Club-studied "Detecting Counterfeit and Altered Coins"

 

Greater Jacksonville Coin Club-gave their Willis Doolittle exhibit award to Peyton Souder for her "Buy the Coin not the Slab". Congratulations goes out to club member Jeff Swindling for being elected an ANA Governor.

 

North Lake Coin & Currency Club- had a meeting July 10th. They had a raffle, 50/50 drawing, and the auction.

 

Ocala Coin Club- had a club picnic July 30th with hamburgers, hot dogs, and lots of  games. They are starting a "Mystery Hand-shaker" program to improve friendliness and know who is who among the membership. An award will be given to the winner.

 

Palm Beach Coin Club-reviewed the club survey taken the meeting before. At the second meeting the club discussed Summer FUN and three members told about their trip to the ANA Summer Seminar.

 

Sarasota Coin Club- had 37 at their last meeting. Ben Todd gave another, "What is Hot & What is Not". The clubs 50th anniversary medals should be available shortly.

 

South Brevard Coin Club-had a video on "Buying Safes".  The club will provide sandwiches, chips, and drinks. They also had a show n tell followed by the auction.

 

Tallahassee Numismatic Club-discussed having a one day coin show in either August, September, or October. They had a show n tell, and a talk on the ANA headquarters & museum. Their web site is  http://tallahasseecoinclub.blogspot.com. Their next coin show is August 24th.

 

Tampa Bay Coin Club-had a program on "War Time Nickels", a silver eagle door prize, free donuts and soda, followed by the auction. The club has a table at Summer FUN, #218.

 

Titusville Coin Club-had a program on "Emergency Preparedness" by Rick Byrd, what to do in case of an evacuation, followed by the silver raffle, sloppy joes, and auction,

 

Treasure Coast Coin Club- had a program on "Standing Liberty Quarters" by Bob Whalen. TCCC is now on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TreasureCoastCoinClub

 

Venice Coin Club-had 22 members and 4 guests here Bart Bartanowicz program on "Modern Military Themed Commemoratives", followed by the auction. At the next meeting, they had 23 in attendance and Scott Sanborn did a presentation on "Counterfeit Coins".

 

West Hernando Coin Club-had a program on "Franklin Half Dollars" by Bruce Schneider. The club gave a partial scholarship to YN James Monaco.

 

GEORGIA

Augusta Coin Club- had a program on "Collecting US Type Silver Dollars" and their history, followed by the auction, door prizes, and the 50/50 drawing. The 2013 club medal is available in 3 alloys, $8 each or all 3 for $22.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Lower Cape Fear Coin Club-had a super show n tell with everyone asked to bring in something.

 

See you at the ANA in Chicago August 14-17th.

Written by Tony Swicer at 14:00

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Southeast ANA clubs engage in bevy of 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 swicer@comcast.net

 

Would you like to share your own club news on The Exchange? Contact Editor Jake Sherlock at jsherlock@money.org

 

ALABAMA

Madison County Coin Club had a program by Charles Cataldo titled, "State of the Coin Market."

 

FLORIDA

Ancient City Coin Club had a program on "German Notgeld" by Travis Bucci. Membership is at 61 regular members and 3 YN's.

 

Brandon Coin Club had a program on Lincoln Campaign Medalets by Bill Jones. The club's essay contest ends Feb. 28 with the winner going to the ANA Summer Seminar. The next club show is March 23 at the Brandon Elks Club.

 

Casselberry Coin Club had an attendance prize of a silver eagle. All members had to do was be present to win. There was also a show-n-tell from the FUN show.

 

Central Florida Coin Club's own Donna Moon was general chairman of the January FUN show. She came up with the theme, "Buffalo & Hobos - A Centennial Celebration." She also came up with the décor and the unique items that were given away at the show. The club will once again have a booth at the Central Florida Fair, Feb. 28 though March 10. Thirty-six club members volunteered at the FUN show.

 

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had Stan Klein discuss, "The Magic Thaler," and how it evolved into the dollar/ crown size coin of today.

 

Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 67 members at its last meeting. Dave Parenteau had a program on "US Mint Medals," and he displayed his collection.

 

Gold Coast Coin Club  discussed the ANA program, "Grading Coins Today" and "The Modern Mint Process."

 

North Lake Coin and Currency Club  heard a program on "Fractional Paper Currency."

 

Ocala Coin Club's coin show was a huge success with more than 1,100 visitors attending. John and Nancy Wilson signed up eight new members for the ANA.

 

Palm Beach Coin Club  had a 218 lot Estate Auction #20. More than 100 members attended. Bruce Ollis won the club's essay contest and will be going to Summer Seminar with all expenses paid by the club. Bud Hirsh and Tony Swicer gave a program on, "Numismatic Reminiscing," a talk about their experiences in the 1980s and '90s. 

 

Sarasota Coin Club had 59 attendees at its last meeting. The clubs 50th anniversary is this year.

 

South Brevard Coin Club sold 30th anniversary ½ oz. silver club medals at $30 each. The ANACS grading service was at the December coin show and will be at the March show. ANACS will accept 10 coin minimum at $9 per coin, plus $25 shipping. There were four show-n-tells, including a VF-20 PCGS 3-legged Buffalo and a brass peace jubilee medal from 1869.

 

Tallahassee Coin Club had a show-n-tell, discussed the annual coin show in April, possible club name change, and possible meeting change.

 

Treasure Coast Coin Club watched a DVD on "Engravings on Early Colonial Paper Money" by Gerald Kochel. The January coin show was a big success.

 

Venice Coin Club had 25 members, five guests, and signed up two new members. Bart Bartanowicz and Neil Burnett did a program on "Grading Coins," the first in a series of programs on grading. The auction followed.

 

GEORGIA

Augusta Coin Club member Jim Berry showed a Roman coin from Gallus, 251-254 A.D. Arno Safran had a presentation on, "Coins of 1950." The club show is May 10-11. Forty-six members and five guests attended the meeting.

 

South West Georgia Coin Club is a new ANA member club. Members shared their finds from the Perry, Ga., coin show. Mike Ellis had a question-and-answer session.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Lower Cape Fear Coin Club discussed the FUN show. Club medals are available for $7 (member) and $10 (non-member).

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Stephen James CSRA Coin Club had a program by David Amey titled, "The Anatomy of a Banknote." Jim Barry and Arno Safran had show-n-tells. The next club show is Sept. 7. 

Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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