Waukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.XLVII February 2015 #2
Editor: Randy Raikes (414) 550-9601, e-mail
President – Mark Melby
Vice President – Garrett Schumacher
Secretary – Frank Balestrieri
Treasurer – Randy Raikes
Club ANA #: C-1070749
Our January meeting was attended by a few members due to the snow storm that night. We talked about the past Christmas party and received good feed back regarding the facility. We discussed Coin Show arrangements for March 8th and Tom announced all the tables have been sold.
Exhibits for the night included: a book titled "The Lost Coins of Early America - Still a Secret". 4 military related tokens and 2 counterfeit coins, a Kennedy half dollar enhanced mint set, a 350th anniversary commemorative of the Mayflower and a General Burnside merchant token, a $10 and a $20 bake note.
Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Feb 4th, at the Waukesha Salvation Army meeting room located at 445 Madison Street. The Salvation Army is located one block west of the corner of Highway 18 and Madison Street. Enter through the back door and take the elevator to the second floor.
- 2015 raffle tickets are available for pickup & sale. See Mark Melby at our monthly meetings. Lets sell more than we did last year. Will discuss reward program at meeting for highest seller.
- Membership dues are due by February. Send dues to Treas. Randy Raikes
- Food Pantry: Please bring in non-perishable donations for the Salvation Army at our February meeting.
- Mark Melby will provide door prizes for the next February meeting. Dick Plopper will provide refreshments for the February meeting.
- Guests Welcome: If anyone wants to bring new collectors young or old to the meetings, remember that guests are always welcome!
Pot Coin: Any 90% silver Half Dollar. Bring extras to sell.
February 15, 2015 – Oshkosh
Wisconsin Coin Expos LLC 32nd Annual Coin Show at Oshkosh Convention Center, 2 N. Main St. Oshkosh. Hours: 9am – 4pm. Free Admission. Contact Randy Miller, PO Box 254, Oshkosh, WI 54903. ph: 920-231-6161, fax: 920-231-6122.
February 22, 2015 – Racine Racine
Numismatic Society Annual Coin Show. Roma Lodge, 7130 Spring Street, Racine. Hours 9:00 – 3:30. 50 dealers. Free parking. Free Admission. Show contact: Bill Spencer 262-637-7766.
March 8, 2015 – New Berlin
Waukesha Coin Clubs 46th annual Waukesha Coin Show. Held at New Berlin Ale House, 16000 W. Cleveland Av., New Berlin, WI. 9am to 4pm. 35+ dealers, attendance prizes every half hour, exhibits, raffle, and plenty of free parking.
May 23. 2015 - Numismatic Seminar , Airport Clarion in Milwaukee on Sat, May 23 - 8am to 4 pm. Speakers and topics are: Bill Brandimore - "Small Size Silver Certificates: Mules, Stars and Block Rarities" Wendell Wolka - "Antebellum Wisconsin Banknotes and Banking" Neil Shafer - "Commemorative Paper Money" Peter Huntoon - "Wisconsin National Banknotes". These speakers are all top-notch experts who give interesting and worthwhile talks. The low cost for Central States members is $20 and $30 for non-members. Non-members may apply $15 of their registration fee to a one-year Central States membership. Registration fee covers cost of speakers , continental breakfast and sandwich lunch. An application form for the seminar can be found in the latest issue of the Central States publication, Ray Lockwood - Education Director, Central States Numismatic Society
, 765-664-6520 (h), 765-251-1436 (c) www.centralstates.info
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