The Exchange : Southeast Coin Clubs hear presentations, have show-n-tells and auctions

Southeast Coin Clubs hear presentations, have show-n-tells and auctions

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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 attendance.


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 grading services.


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 different grades.


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


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



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. 

Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00



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