Waukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.XLVII March 2015 #3
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
At our February meeting we had two guests. We discussed the upcoming WCC coin show, March 8th at the New Berlin Ale House. All tables are sold. Sherriff to provide Security, tables rented, over 200 postcards to do be sent, and press releases to newspapers to be sent. We just need volunteers to man the admissions table. Scott Wing has coin display forms available. Raffle tickets available from Mark Melby. Highest ticket sellers over $200 to receive a Silver Eagle.
Exhibits for the night included: An article promoting the Waukesha Coin Club's coin show from 3/25/1986. A Texas Ranger and a Longhorn token. A counterfeit quarter and a challenge coin.
Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 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. Let’s sell more than we did last year. Silver Eagle to highest sellers above $200.
- If you have not sent your annual dues in, send them to Treas. Randy Raikes
- Dave Hunsicker will provide door prizes for the next March meeting. Frank Balestrieri will provide refreshments for the March meeting.
- Guests Welcome: If anyone wants to bring new collectors young or old to the meetings, remember that guests are always welcome!
Pot Coin: Pre-1940, Lincoln Cent, VG or better.
March 8, 2015 – New Berlin, Waukesha Coin Club 46th Annual Show
Waukesha Coin Club’s 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.
March 19-21, 2015 - South Shore Coin Club's 51st Annual Coin Show. Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 to Saturday, Mar 21, 2015. Crowne Plaza Hotel, Milwaukee Airport. 6401 South 13th Street. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 5322. Contact: Joe B. 414-327-6156
March 22, 2015 - Madison 83rd Anniversary Coin Show. Sunday, Mar 22, 2015. Sheraton Madison Hotel. 9am-4pm, 50 tables. 706 John Nolen Drive. Madison, Wisconsin 53713. Contact: Jim Essence. 608-2233-2118
March 29, 2015 - Fox Valley Coin Club’s 60th Annual Spring Coin Show. Sunday, Mar 29, 2015. Darboy Club. 40 tables. N.9695 County Rd. N. Appleton, Wisconsin 54915. Contact: James Bayer/Jerry Roberts. 920-739-1089
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
Whose initials are on the reverse of the 2010-present Shield Cent.
Hint: There are two.
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