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04 Aug 2015

Southeast coin clubs hear presentations on detecting counterfeit coins, 1965 coinage act, Hawaiian currency and more.

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ANA Region 4 Newsletter
AL,FL,GA,MS,NC,SC,TN
August 1st, 2015

Nominations for Numismatic Ambassador Award- are being accepted until September 1st, 2015. The awards will be presented at the January FUN show in Tampa. Need a nomination form? Contact Tony at swicer@comcast.net or funtopics.com website.
ANA Table at Summer FUN- was manned by John & Nancy Wilson and Mark & Myrna Lighterman. They signed up 21 new ANA members.

ALABAMA
Madison County Coin Club- had a program by Bob Jacques on “Detecting Counterfeit Coins” followed by door prizes, the raffle, and refreshments.
 
FLORIDA
Ancient City Coin Club- had 37 at their last meeting. John Schubert presented “FUN’s Finds & Treasures” and “The Pros & Cons of being Non-Profit”. 

Brandon Coin Club- had a successful coin show. Their next show is August 29th at Brandon Elks Lodge, 800 Centennial Lodge Dr, Brandon, FL 33510. They had 42 at their last meeting.

Casselberry Coin Club- had a program by Ray Herz, “Step Up to Jefferson Nickels, Part 1”. They had 20 at their last meeting, and signed up 2 new members. They had a show n tell, raffle, refreshments, and the auction.

Central Florida Coin Club- coin show will be returning to the fairgrounds this fall. The program was “Grading 201: AU/BU The Great Divide, Part 2”.

Clearwater Coin Club- had 58 at their last meeting. Their big annual show was July 3-5th.

Ft. Lauderdale Coin Club- participated in the July 4th parade to advertise their coin show. They had a table at summer FUN selling their 60th anniversary medals. They also had a raffle for a 1st edition Coin World, 1960.

Ft. Walton Beach Coin Club- had 65 at their last meeting. Max Dawkins showed an accumulation of World War II currency that his father-in-law picked up in Europe. Dave Parenteau showed how junk box finds lead to a collection.

Gold Coast Coin Club- had a DVD on “Fundamentals of Numismatics”.

Greater Daytona Coin Club- had Ray Herz speak on, “The Coinage Act of 1965; A 50-Year Retrospective”.

Greater Jacksonville Coin Club- had a program on “Obsolete Currency” by Tony & Travis Bucci. The club will be receiving 2nd place at the ANA for their publication, for the local category. Their club medal is available in silver, copper, and brass. Contact gjccpres2012@bellsouth.net They had a table at summer FUN selling their club medals.

North Lake Coin &Currency Club- had a 50/50 drawing, raffle, and the auction.

Ocala Coin Club- had 22 at their picnic. Phil Cambers spoke on “Hawaiian Currency”, used in 1883.

Palm Beach Coin Club- had Robert Leneve, Dan Pecoraro, and Richard Spencer speak on their trip to the ANA summer seminar in Colorado Springs. Dan Pecoraro gave a program on “Coin Photography”. Several members reported on their trip to summer FUN. 72 attended the meeting.

Sarasota Coin Club- had 27 at their last meeting. Club medals are still available in silver, goldmine, and copper. Contact SRCC, 640 S. Washington Blvd.  Suite 100, Sarasota, FL

South Brevard Coin Club- had pizza and a movie. They had a show n tell on Canadian & US coins followed by the auction.

Tampa Bay Coin Club- had a table at summer FUN and sold 39 club medals. 30 attended the meeting. Jack Iaci gave a program on, “Wisconsin State Quarters, Errors & Varieties”, followed by the auction.

Treasure Coast Coin Club- had a video on “Queen’s Jewels 1715 Fleet”, followed by the auction.

Venice Coin Club- was attended by 24 members and 3 guests. Phil Kolbe had the club guess, “What is the Mystery Country”?, followed by the auction.

West Hernando Coin Club- had a report on the bus trip to summer FUN, followed by the auction.

GEORGIA
Augusta Coin Club- had a power point program on “The Coins & Currency of Lithuania” by Walter Kublius. They had 48 members and 2 guests at their last meeting. The fall coin show is November 21 & 22nd.

NORTH CAROLINA
Lower Cape Fear Coin Club- had a program by Charles Campbell on “Everything you wanted to know about Classic Gold Type coins”. 20 members attended.

Tony Swicer
ANA Region 4 Coordinator
swicer@comcast.net
561-964-7236

Comments

Mike

Level 7

Thank you for that important info good reading Mike.

CoinLady

Level 6

Great summary, fine topics. Thanks!

user_7180

Level 5

It is great to read about all the numismatic club activities. Thanks Tony!!!

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