Author Archives: Cliff Mishler

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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Fargo hard to beat for January coin show

Tradition breeds success, I’ve heard it said. Nowhere is that truer, numismatically speaking, than in Fargo, N.D., at the end of January. The last weekend of January is the longstanding venue for the annual Red River Valley Coin Club show, which this year celebrated its 50th anniversary. Continue reading

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FUN was fun, but marketplace was dull

Having attended all but a few of the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) conventions since the event pretty much took up permanent residence in the Orlando area around 40 years ago, I must say that this annual event has generally been one that it has been much “fun” to attend. Continue reading

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Michigan Show a Thanksgiving tradition

My favorite coin show event on an annual basis is most likely the Michigan State gathering in Dearborn over Thanksgiving weekend. Continue reading

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