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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
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
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
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
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.