Author Archives: Cliff Mishler

Hobby outings round out holidays

This commentary will primarily recount my experiences attending the 55th annual convention of the Michigan State Numismatic Society over Thanksgiving weekend in Dearborn. Continue reading

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Travels lead to Kansas, New York

October found me on the road participating in a trio of quite varied hobby events, only the last of which was a show outing, the others being an educational seminar and a board meeting. Continue reading

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Autumn outings lead to Richmond

The third weekend of September found me traveling to Richmond for participation at the 52nd annual convention of the Virginia Numismatic Association, this being the first time I’d ventured forth to the venue in perhaps 20 years or so. Continue reading

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Extended road trip results in great finds

The week straddling the last days of August and the first days of September this year found me off on a triangulated trip taking me to Kansas City and Fargo. Continue reading

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Extended road trip results in great finds

The week straddling the last days of August and the first days of September this year found me off on a triangulated trip taking me to Kansas City and Fargo. Continue reading

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Hobbyists flock to Summer Seminar

Toward the end of June I embarked on a 10-day trip to participate in the record setting 42nd annual ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, a true melting pot of our hobby community. Continue reading

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Chicago coin shop houses library

You can’t tell a book by it’s cover, they say, and you can’t  know what’s behind a door until you open it. Both axioms hold true for visitors to the Chicago Coin Company, Inc. Continue reading

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Central States tradition gets new twist

Attendance at the 71st annual convention of the Central States Numismatic Society closed out my April numismatic travels. This year’s gathering was hosted in Milwaukee, the 12th time the organization has assembled there, commencing with the third in 1941. Continue reading

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New York, Chicago fill April

The month of April found one weekend spent at home sandwiched between a pair of road trips. Continue reading

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5 numismatic venues beckon

This past March proved to be a rather busy travel month for me, finding me away from home for all or a portion of every weekend. Continue reading

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