There were 37 members & 1 guest present at the March meeting which was brought to order by president, Peter Jones. There were four bourse tables selling coins, etc. The secretary's report was accepted as promulgated in the last meeting notice. The treasurer's report was accepted. The balance of funds in the checking account was stated to be$13,302.31. Bill Norberg won the 50/50 drawing and went home with over $35.00.
Galiette, an attorney/collector from Essex spoke to us on the
building and then the disposal of his unique collection of high grade
circulated $20 Liberty Gold coins. Dave Bowers in conjunction with
Rob wrote a profusely illustrated book about the series that is
available from Whitman Publications. Rob augmented his talk with
Powerpoint slides and fielded many questions throughout the
……EXHIBITS……… J. LePage showed 17 slabbed coins that
for one reason or another were each interesting in their own way.
Franz showed a case full of hunting medals, John F. showed a four
note banknote plate from Rockville, CT and a four note sheet printed
from it. Also, a counterfeit $2 copper plate that was engraved by
the famous counterfeiter, Charles Ulrich in about 1860 and was in
imitation of the $2 note on the steel plate.
SHOW AND TELL
P.Jones showed Chinese reproduction of
Mexico Silver Half Dollar coins.
THIS MONTH'S PROGRAM
you know an aspiring Young Numismatist?
At this meeting, we will decide how to
award a $500 scholarship for a trip to a Y.N. program this fall in
Manchester, NH. We could approve either of these two suggestions, or
possibly both. (See attachment of suggested application blank.)
1. Select a young numismatist or two
from our group (a young relative of a member would suffice) who could
qualify after convincing us of that person's interest in
Also, choose a small selection (#2-4) of Boy or Girl Scouts (with
the help of Donat and Jen Charon, from this district who could attend
the New Hampshire Y.N. program in early November. The scouts would
go on a day trip to the NH event and would each be given $50 to cover
costs of food, coins and incidentals. The driver for the Scouts
would also be given $50 to offset his meal and cost of gas.
will also give the Y.N. program at Manchester, through NENA, $250 to
help buy supplies and coins for their teaching purposes.
blanks have to be submitted before Labor Day to be worked on in time
for the program in Manchester, NH on or about the first of November.
would like to be on the selection committee??? (Answer this question
at this meeting or by email to the club address.)
ahead………… approval of anything
different than the $150 yearly donation to the Library will be
needed. Otherwise, we will set that aside for disbursement at the end
of the season. And there is a good possibility of not having a
newsletter for the month of April (the last meeting of the season) as
I probably won't be able to get it out on time, we'll see!
There will definitely be a meeting!