The International Coin Club of El Paso, Texas, has produced limited-edition medals commemorating the closeness of El Paso and Juarez, Mexico.
The medal was produced in silver for members of the club. Available to collectors is a two-medal set in cupronickel and bronze, with a limited striking of 50 sets, and a bronze single.
The two-medal set is available for $22, plus $3 postage and handling. The bronze single is $8, plus $1 postage and handling.
Medal orders should be made payable to ICCEP and sent to P.O. Box 3535, El Paso, Texas 79923.
The medals were produced prior to a coin show held Oct. 27-29 in El Paso in conjunction with the Texas Numismatic Association. It was the first of many fall coin shows to be held in El Paso and the first to be held by the TNA in conjunction with other coin clubs throughout Texas.
Presentations at the show included ?The Basics of Coin Collecting: What to Do and What Not to Do,? ?Collecting El Paso,? ?Collecting 20th-Century Mexican Coins? and ?Collecting Modern U.S. Commemorative Coins.