Tag Archives: Florida United Numismatists

2020 Ambassadors Honored

Five numismatic standouts were celebrated for their contributions to the hobby when they received honors as Numismatic Ambassadors. The awards were bestowed during the Ambassador Breakfast held Jan. 10 in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, Fla. … Continue reading

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1804 Small Over Large 8 Half Eagle Top Pick

At the Heritage Auction held in conjunction with the Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, Florida, July 11-14, an 1804 BD-7 Half Eagle Small Over Large 8 graded in MS-63 condition by PCGS was a collector favorite and drew a … Continue reading

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Bronze 1943 Cent Featured at FUN Auction

The Florida United Numismatists is hosting its Summer FUN Show from July 11 to 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando and as part of that event Heritage Auctions will be hosting the official auctions. Perusing the auction … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Florida United Numismatists show still fun

By Glen D. McClary This year’s FUN show was again a very enjoyable experience. I arrived early on Friday and was surprised at the venue being so close to my usual parking area. As always, the volunteer greeter was smiling, … Continue reading

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Coin shows the place to be for collectors

There are many things for me to do at coin shows, but thanks to the arrival of an email this morning, you can take a look at a video showing me engaged in one of my favorite tasks. I was … 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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Viewpoint: FUN show jam packed with events

By Tony Swicer The Florida United Numismatists convention show opened to the public at 10 a.m. Jan. 10 in Orlando with over 600 attendees waiting to get in. At the opening ceremonies, Bob Hurst, Cindy Wibker and I received the … Continue reading

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Ambassador awards given at annual FUN breakfast

I had the honor of being the emcee at the annual Florida United Numismatists Numismatic Ambassador Breakfast in Orlando today. Five distinguished individuals were added to a roster that begins back in 1974. The award is a very special one. … Continue reading

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FUN carries on Ambassador tradition

How long does it take to make something fully your own? Does it ever happen? Whether it does or not, it should. I would like to write my congratulations to the Florida United Numismatists in general and Tony Swicer in … Continue reading

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Do you know where coins are going?

The future is on the minds of hobby leaders. They want to know what hobbyists are thinking about our prospects. A poll is being conducted until Dec. 19 by the American Numismatic Association and the Florida United Numismatists. It was … Continue reading

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