The Exchange : Southeast ANA clubs hold show-and-tells, host coin shows and more

Southeast ANA clubs hold show-and-tells, host coin shows and more

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We had 25 club members at the Coin Club Get Together. Club members enjoyed a buffet lunch, 10 door prizes and a discussion on improving coin clubs. In attendance were the FUN president, vice president and treasurer, along with ANA Executive Director Jeff Shevlin and ANA National Coordinator Oded Paz. The next club get together will be at summer FUN.


FUN had a new exhibit category this year called "Clubs." First place went to Palm Beach Coin Club for its exhibit, "Items Used to Promote Our Coin Club." Second place went to Florida Tokens Society for "A Collection of Merchants Tokens Belonging to Our Members." Third place went to West Hernando Coin Club for "Brother Against Brother, The Civil War." Bob Russell from Central Florida Coin Club won the People's Choice Award for "Coin Jewelry - The Latest Novelty". Zackary Lauer from CFCC & Casselberry Coin Club won first place in the YN category for "Four Different Ways of Collecting Morgan Dollars."


Ancient City Coin Club - is meeting at "The Meeting Room," Ponce de Leon Mall, 2121 US 1 South, St. Augustine, Fl 32086.


Brandon Coin Club - had 61 members at its last meeting. Members are now meeting at the Brandon Elks Lodge, 800 Centennial Lodge Dr, Brandon, FL 33510.


Casselberry Coin Club - had several members attend the FUN show. Members will have a show-and-tell on what they purchased at the show. The attendance prize is a silver eagle, you just have to be there to win, if your name is picked.


Central Florida Coin Club - gathered 94 Toys for Tots in December. The club honored Paul Bricker for his years of service to the club with an engraved Lucite plaque and a certificate of appreciation. BJ Neff presented "It is a Double Die, is it Not?"


Daytona Coin Club - had a talk on "Allied Military Invasion Currency." The club displayed a "Short Snorter" and an exchange check from the U.S. Consulate General in Mexico City dated 1880.


Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club - had 80 members at its December meeting.


Gold Coast Coin Club - discussed "Introduction to Numismatics" at a recent meeting. The club's first show at the new location, Mardi Gras Casino, was a success, and now the club is expanding to 70 dealer tables.


Greater Jacksonville Coin Club - finished the year with 231 members. The club is having a Logo and Design Contest. The bus to FUN had 43 members on it.


North Lake Coin & Currency Club - is discussing moving its meeting location.


Ocala Coin Club - is having a "Hobby Night Auction" with 50 percent of the items numismatic-related and the rest can be any collectible except guns. The bus to FUN had 36 on it.


Palm Beach Coin Club - had 46 members on the bus to the FUN show. The club discussed the FUN show at its second meeting of the month.


Sarasota Coin Club - had 48 members attend the last meeting. The bus to FUN had 44 on board.


South Brevard Coin Club - had eight members with perfect attendance for the year. The club sold 30th anniversary medals in January.


Tallahassee Coin Club - had show and tells. Some members attended FUN and gave a report. One member brought his Presidential Dollar errors to show.


Titusville Coin Club - talked about the FUN show and the 90,000 silver eagles arriving at the show Saturday morning. The club's silver raffle was a 2013 Eagle, Panda, and Elephant.


Treasure Coast Coin Club - had a show-and-tell and prepared for its annual show Jan. 19-20. The show was a great success. The club showed a FUN DVD at the meeting, "Engravings on Early Colonial Paper Monet" by Gerald Kochel.


Venice Coin Club - had a successful coin show with great public turnout. Bart Bartanowicz presented "Canadian Large Cents" followed by an auction. There were 31 members in attendance.


West Hernando Coin Club - had 40 members on its bus to FUN.



Lower Cape Fear Coin Club - had 35 members at its Christmas dinner at the Boat House Restaurant.



Stephen James CSRA Coin Club, Aiken - heard a presentation by Arno Safran on "Collecting US Coinage by 25 years, series1" One guest and four members presented show-and-tells. Several members attended the FUN show.

Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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