Tag Archives: Chicago Coin Club

Ricard Inducted into CCC Hall of Fame

The Chicago Coin Club announced that the final person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame in 2019 is Napoleon medal specialist and hobby leader Charles J. (Charlie) Ricard (March 19, 1930 – Aug. 14, 2017).  After moving to … Continue reading

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Harry Flower latest Hall of Fame Inductee

Albert Einstein expert Harry Flower has been named the 10th inductee into the Chicago Coin Club’s Hall of Fame. Flower (Oct. 16, 1912 – May 24, 2000) was born in Poland and immigrated with his family to Lexington, Miss., in … Continue reading

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Chicago Coin Club Inducts Arlie R. Slabaugh Into Hall of Fame

Arlie R. Slabaugh (April 26, 1925 – Sept. 26, 2007) was appointed Assistant Editor of the Numismatic Scrapbook in April 1954 and moved to the Chicago area from Artie, “among the West Virginia hills.” The next month, on May 14, … Continue reading

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Glenn Smedley Honored by Chicago Coin Club

The Chicago Coin Club announced that the eighth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Victor D. Brenner medal cataloger, author, editor, and hobby leader Glenn B. Smedley. The month after he moved to Chicago from Pekin, … Continue reading

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Chicago Mayor Proclaims August 13 “Chicago Coin Club Day”

In a press release we received from the Chicago Coin Club, we learned that Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot issued a Proclamation announcing August 13, 2019 as “Chicago Coin Club Day” in honor of the Chicago Coin Clubs 100th anniversary … Continue reading

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Harry X Boosel Honored by Chicago Coin Club

The Chicago Coin Club has announced that the seventh person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is former author and hobby leader Harry X Boosel, “Mr. 1873.” Harry X Boosel joined the Chicago Coin Club on March 7, … Continue reading

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Lee F. Hewitt Inducted into Chicago Coin Club Hall of Fame

The Chicago Coin Club has announced that the sixth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is former author, editor, and publisher Lee F. Hewitt (January 1, 1911 – April 15, 1987). Hewitt joined the Chicago Coin Club … Continue reading

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Chicago Coin Club Inducts M. Vernon Sheldon into Hall of Fame

The Chicago Coin Club announces that the fifth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is former ANA President and exhibit case manufacturer M. (Merrill) Vernon Sheldon. M. (Merrill) Vernon Sheldon joined the Chicago Coin Club August 1, … 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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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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