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Madison County Coin Club had member
Richard Jozefiak win the Numismatic Ambassador Award at the
Ancient City Coin Club had Rick Bousquet
speak on Jefferson nickel varieties and errors. Thirty-six were
present for the meeting. Ray Herz presented "Other Works by Coin
Designers." The club newsletter, "The Reale," won second place
at the ANA for Outstanding Local Club Publication.
Brandon Coin Club had its third coin show
of the year on August 17th. They had a program on
coin grading and 58 members were present. A 50 lot auction
Casselberry Coin Club had NJ Neff speak
on errors and varieties on U.S. tokens. The attendance prize at the
meeting is still a Silver Eagle.
Central Florida Coin Club had over 30
volunteers work at the FUN show. Thanks to all.
Florida Token Society next meeting is
Saturday, September 21, in Daytona at the United
Presbyterian Church located at 730 Beville Rd. at 9:30 a.m.
Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had Richard
Spencer give a program on Franklin half dollars and explain full
bell lines. Bill Sanders spoke about his trip to the ANA in
Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 63 members
at their last meeting. Bob Helmic gave a presentation on the
symbols on our $1 bill.
Gold Coast Coin Club reviewed the ANA's
book, Grading Mint State Coins.
Greater Daytona Coin Club had a member
bring in over 100 old collectible wooded cigar boxes to sell with
all the proceeds going to the homeless.
North Lake Coin & Currency Club
celebrated its fifth anniversary on August 14th
with cake & beverages. There was a 50/50 drawing followed by
Ocala Coin Club had a program entitled
"The flaming Jefferson nickel." Their club picnic was a
success with 23 in attendance. Don Faulkman gave a program on the
new $100 bill.
Palm Beach Coin Club had a report on the
ANA in Chicago. Club member Sandy Pearl was appointed Secretary of
the ANA. Richard Spencer spoke on Franklin Halves.
Sarasota Coin Club had 30 members present
at their last meeting. They discussed the FUN show and their
50th anniversary medals.
South Brevard Coin Club had a show-n-tell
with chocolate used as money, a Challenger space medal, a
25th anniversary West Point silver eagle 2-pc set., a
1797 British two pence cartwheel, a 1963 Red Book and a 1960-D
penny thin (dipped in acid).
Tallahassee Numismatic Club had a one day
coin show August 24th with an hourly raffle and a silent
auction. Over 100 people attended and everything went well. At the
meeting members discussed the show, had a show-n-tell and had an
Tampa Bay Coin Club had William Jones
give an excellent presentation on the 1848 California $5 gold
piece, a silver eagle door prize, a raffle, auction and a
discussion on the Summer FUN show.
Titusville Coin Club celebrated the
81st birthday of longtime club member Bob Shaffer with a
cake and pastries galore in addition to homemade noodle soup. They
had their usual all silver raffle and the auction.
Treasure Coast Coin Club had a program by
Ferd Wirth on collecting uncirculated Eisenhower dollars followed
by the drawings and an auction.
Venice Coin Club had 27 members and two
guests attend. Jay Chamberlain gave a program on Chinese
counterfeit coins. Members discussed upcoming events including the
club's November coin show and the auction followed.
Augusta Coin Club had a power point
presentation by Arno Safran on dollars from the 16th
century to present. They had a show-n-tell followed by the
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had over 20
members at their last meeting. This month was the club picnic.
West Tennessee Collectors
Club's 54th annual coin show is September
7-8 at the Madison County Agricultural Auditorium, 309 N. Parkway,
Jackson, TN. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They have sold out
all 31 dealer tables. Free admission. Contact Mac Mann at
731-394-3972 or firstname.lastname@example.org