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California clubs to host joint event

On Sunday, April 7, the Fairfield Coin Club and Vallejo Numismatic Society will host a joint event offering fun and fellowship to California collectors. With the theme “Commemorating and Continuing Together,” the day will mark the Fairfield Coin Club’s 500th … Continue reading

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CCC celebrates 100th anniversary

The Chicago Coin Club recently celebrated a momentous occasion with the club’s 1200th meeting. This milestone was the first celebratory event to be hosted as the club celebrates its 100th year anniversary. Founded in 1919 by a collective group of … Continue reading

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Write essay, win scholarship

Applications for a Young Numismatist scholarship to the American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar are being taken by the Professional Numismatists Guild. Those hobbyists 13 to 22 years old are eligible. They are asked to write a short essay outlining why … Continue reading

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Silver Dollar Roundtable gives awards

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ICTA honors Darby for service

Alabama coin dealers who spearheaded the effort to win a sales tax exemption in Alabama were recognized Jan. 9 in Orlando, Fla., by the Industry Council for Tangible Assets. Phil Darby of J&P Coins and Currency, Helena, Ala., and Steve … Continue reading

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FUN gives Ambassador Awards

Five Numismatic Ambassador Awards were given by the Florida United Numismatists Jan. 11 at the group’s fourth annual Ambassador Breakfast in Orlando. This year’s recipients were Tony Bonaro, Mike Ellis, Rod Gillis, Brett Irick, and David Lisot. Approximately 50 Ambassadors … Continue reading

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Cash awards for top exhibits

Exhibitors will compete for cash prizes at the International Paper Money Show June 13-16 in Kansas City, Mo. Top prize will be $250 for the Best of Show. Winners in each of five classes will receive $100. Second place winners … Continue reading

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Coin show returns to Sunnyvale

A coin show is returning to Sunnyvale, Calif., after a one-year absence. The show is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16, 2019, at the Domain Hotel, 1085 East El Camino Real. Doors will open to the public … Continue reading

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Ripstra first in new Hall of Fame

The Chicago Coin Club celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019. As part of the celebration, it has created its own Hall of Fame. The first member to be inducted is medalist and hobby leader J. Henry Ripstra, 1881-1961. His Hall … Continue reading

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Col. Steven Ellsworth in it to win it

It’s definite. Col. Steven Ellsworth (ret.) is running for president of the American Numismatic Association in the 2019 election. In the summer of 2018, he had begun an exploration of the possibility of running. In late December, he made it … Continue reading

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