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Visit the CoinWeek table at FUN. David Lisot will ask you why
you come to the FUN show, why you belong to FUN and to show him you
favorite numismatic item. You will be on TV. It will only take
about five minutes.
Madison County Coin Club had a bourse night and
potluck dinner. They also elected officers and board for 2014.
Ancient City Coin Club had 30 in attendance at
its last meeting. Ray Herz presented "Standing Liberty Quarters."
The club had nominations of officers and board.
Brandon Coin Club had 45 in attendance at its
last meeting. Nomination and election of officers and board was in
Casselberry Coin Club is stocking up on
numismatic supplies for a rummage sale. The club is planning its
December meeting, can food drive and toys for tots.
Central Florida Coin Club came up with a new
club logo. The club is starting its annual Toys for Tots drive. The
fall coin show and club picnic were both successful.
Florida Token Society will meet Saturday,
December 7, at 10 a.m. in Ocala at the Freedom Public Library.
Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club had Stan Klein give an
introduction to grading.
Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club had 51 in attendance
at its last meeting. The club had a successful 27-table coin show
in September. John Belonsoff gave a program on the Sacagawea dollar
and Sacagawea's contribution to the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Gold Coast Coin Club studied "Grading U.S.
Coins" from the ANA Diploma Program. Bill Sanders reported on the
Baltimore show in early November. Club members studied "The Mint
Process" from the Diploma program.
Greater Daytona Coin Club had Tom Palmer speak
on bust half dollars.
Greater Jacksonville Coin Club had a program
called "AU-BU, The Great Divide" by Ray Herz. The club added 35 new
books to their library. Tony Bonaro spoke to the YN's on J.F.
Kennedy and his coinage.
Greater Ocala Coin Club had John and Nancy
Wilson present a program on collecting Florida cancelled checks.
Their club nominations and election were held.
International Society of Silver Art Collectors'
annual convention was October 9 in Portland, Ore. The newest club
ingot was unveiled and new officers are; President Nancy Yee, Vice
President Joseph Markulics, Secretary/Treasurer Harvey Chew.
North Lake Coin & Currency Club had a
raffle, 50/50 drawing and the auction.
Palm Beach Coin Club had a program on Indian
Cents by Richard Spencer. The election was as follows, President
Tony Swicer, Vice President Richard Spencer, Secretary Bruce
Eleshewich, Treasurer Robert Leneve, YN Chairman Dan Pecoraro. The
Board includes Rick Carver, Jack Diaz, Buddy Hirsh, George Kovacic,
Tim Morley, Ed Napoli, Sandy Pearl and Ed Polyanchek.
Sarasota Coin Club had 49 in attendance at its
last meeting. Bart Bartanowicz showed the "Summer FUN Show
Silver Sands Coin Club had Doug Gibson discuss
the details of the club's annual coin show December 7 and 8 at the
Central Panhandle Fairgrounds in Panama City. Phil Kolbe presented
"Guess the Mystery Country," which was Belize. Currency and coins
of Belize were pasted around. A large auction followed. The
December meeting will be the Christmas Party.
South Brevard Coin Club had its election as
follows; President Marie Shea, Vice President Stan Levinson,
Secretary John Shea, Treasurer Tim Janecke, Chairman of the Board
Bonnie Rague, and Board members Harold Stuart and Tim Barker.
They had a large show n tell.
Tallahassee Numismatic Club had a show n tell.
The club discussed its upcoming coin shows in April and July.
Titusville Coin Club had "Hot dog Night" with
an auction and seven silver eagles and one silver panda in the
Treasure Coast Coin Club had a show n tell
night. The club is on Facebook at www.facebook.com/treasurecoastcoinclub
Venice Coin Club had 27 in attendance at its
last meeting. Election results are as follows; President Jeff
Scalici, Vice President Tanya Skidmore, Treasurer Vic Skidmore,
Secretary Nina Burnett, Sergeant-at-Arms John Inman. The club
discussed its coin show, Christmas dinner and the coin club "Tervis
Tumbler." Jay Chamberlin gave a presentation on currency errors
followed by the auction.
Augusta Coin Club had a barbeque dinner
meeting, a show n tell and the auction. The two-day club show went
very well with over 300 attending and the club made a profit.
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club had a show n tell,
nomination of officers and the program was "Photographing Coins" by
Bob N. He gave pointers on cameras and lighting.
Memphis Coin Club meets twice a month. The
first meeting each month is business and a big auction. The second
meeting is business, a small auction and an educational program.
The club banquet in September had 68 in attendance. The educational
program in October was "Standing Liberty Quarters" with a slide
presentation. The annual show is in February 2014.