The Exchange : Southeast Coin Clubs hear variety of presentations by members

Southeast Coin Clubs hear variety of presentations by members

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Madison County Coin Club- had their annual pot luck and bourse night. Club member Richard Jozefiak is running for ANA Governor.


Summer FUN is July 11-13, 2013, Hall WC, Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive, Orlando. Dealer set-up is Wednesday at 2PM, the public can enter on Thursday at 10AM. There will be 200 dealer booths. The show ends Saturday at 5:30PM. Shuttle buses are free from the back parking lot to the front door. The Coin Club Get Together on Friday the 12th at 1PM is in room 315B.

Brandon Coin Club-had 41 in attendance at their last meeting. Bill Jones gave a program on "Maryland Coinage of Lord Baltimore" followed by the auction. Bill Jones gave a timely presentation on "Is There a Numismatic Santa Claus at the Post Office?" If the price is too good to be true, then it isn't a good deal.

Casselberry Coin Club-had Zach Lauer speak on "Standing Liberty Quarters", followed by an all silver raffle, and a silver eagle attendance prize.

Central Florida Coin Club- had Donna Moon give a report on her trip to the ANA in New Orleans. Dealers at the Central Florida Coin Show collected money for a security guard who's car was stole from the show parking lot.

Daytona Beach Coin Club-had "Pizza Night" with drinks and ice cream. Bob Hawes gave had an exhibit, slide show, and talk on "Origins of the clad coinage from the metal strips to the finished product," including errors that occur.

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club-had a program by Mark Eshleman titled "Why Gold & Silver are going down."

Gold Coast Coin Club-had programs on "Grading Mint State Coins" and "The Modern Mint Process." 

Greater Jacksonville Coin Club-had each member bring in their favorite coin. They discussed their recent coin show which had seven exhibits. The Scout program drew more 100 kids.

North Lake Coin & Currency Club- met on June 12th with social time at 6PM, meeting at 6:30, a raffle, a 50/50 drawing, business meeting, and auction.

Ocala Coin Club-had Cindy Wibker speak on "Collecting Exonumia", tokens & medals, etc. 

Palm Beach Coin Club-had "Other Hobbies Night" where members shared other hobbies they collect other than numismatics. The second meeting we went around the room and asked, "What do you collect?" The secretary checked off the answers in each numismatic area for future reference. They also filled out a survey.

Sarasota Coin Club- had 37 members at their last meeting. Ben Todd said that early problem free type coins and Morgan dollars are hot. Scott Sanborn discussed the status of the clubs 50th anniversary medals.

South Brevard Coin Club-had 22 members go on the river cruise. Because it went so well, they plan a cruise again next year. At the meeting they had a quiz on matching foreign currency to its country. They had several show-and-tells. 

Titusville Coin Club-had an auction and the all-silver raffle. 

Treasure Coast Coin Club-had a program on "Safes" by Bonnie Rague.  She gave an in-depth study on the various aspects of safes. 



Augusta Coin Club-had Chuck Goergen give a power point presentation on "Spanish Colonial Cobs, and the Nuestra Senora de Atocha". They also had a show n tell. 48 attended the last meeting. 



Lower Cape Fear Coin Club-had a program by Dr. Halbert Carmichael on "Birds on Coins." They also had a show-and-tell. 23 members attended the last meeting.

Written by Tony Swicer at 00:00

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