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  • MANSFIELD NUMISMATIC SOCIETY.

    P.O. BOX 33 STORRS, CT 06268)

    322nd MEETING NOTICE..Monday September 24th, 2018

    Mansfield Public Library / Auditorium, 54 Warrenville Rd (Rt #89),

    Mansfield Center, CT….Doors Open 6:15 PM…Meeting at 7:15 PM,

    Activities until 9:15…Refreshments Available.

    Meetings held on the 4th Mondays of Sept., Oct., Nov., Jan., Feb., March & April.





                    ........The April Meeting…....

  • …There were 37 members and one guest present.

    …The Secretary & Treasurers reports were accepted as published or read.

    …A letter of "Thanks" was received from the Library, acknowledging the $200 donation we gave last month.

    ….The 50/50 drawing was won by Bill Jacobik ($33) and the membership prize by Franz Hoerzer (silver half dollar).

    ….Donat Charron exhibited paper money with unusual serial numbers. Franz Hoerzer exhibit an old Tobacco and Liquor License.

    ….Show and Tell brought out these items…..an MS65 1858 Flying Eagle Cent; two found coins, an 1853 annd 17?? Large Cent: a 25 Pesata Spanish coin: a Nausau County, NY token with #3 on one side and 3 people on the other: an advertising note for a lithographer from the 1850's; 14 Siilver Certificates, many 1935-F from a bank; a high grade Chinese 500 Cash coin and a Colonial coin counterfeit; and two electrotype medals, hand made by the owner.

    …..The program was given by member, Roger Durand and was a narrative about the numismatic life of Lawrence Wagner who preferred to go by yhr name, Love-22. Love-22 who was a sidewalk entertainer was able to attain status on the ballot for President of the U.S. in many states and gave out his hand made $22 bills with his portrait to whoever he could convince to take them as payment for food or services. Roger later donated some of the notes to the club to be sold at @ $2 each. The club sold eleven of the fantasy notes and realized a profit from them of $22



……Newsworthy Announcement

  • …..The New England Numismatic Association (Nena) the regional organization that supports two conventions and YN programs each year will be holding the fall conference on November 8-9-10. The YN program will be held on Saturday Nov. 10 in mid-morning. This is the program we sponsor YNs from our and other clubs. Please see the attachments for information and an application.



    .Tonight's Meeting ....

    Member, Bob Hewey will speak about his trip to Hawaii last spring and the visit to the Big Island Coin Club. The BICC in conjunction with the New England Numismatic Association (Nena) Convention will be issuing a commemorative medal honoring…………… Yes, both BICC and NENA will be represented on the medal, an unusual happening for a coin club medal.


    UPCOMING PROGRAMS



  • Oct 22, 2018…..Richard August…….program tba..

    Nov. 26, 2018… David Morrison…..tba

    We are actively searching for speakers for our meetings this year. Will you be able to help? Please let us know.


  • Other Local Club Meeting Dates

    In general, doors open by 6:30, Meeting @ 7:30---

    Nipmuck Coin Club….4th Weds..Oxford Senior Center..behind Town Hall..Main St.

    Central Conn. C.C. ….First Tuesdays…So.Windsor Library..1550 Sullivan Ave.

    Worcester Cty. C.C….Second Fridays..St. Jos. Parish Hall 68 Central St, Auburn, MA

    Pawcatuck Valley C.C…Third Wednesdays..Stonington Arms 133 S. Broad, Pawcatuck

    Currency Club of New England… First Mondays..Trinity Church. (RT 20) Waltham

    Boston Numis. Society…Second Tuesdays..Trinity Church, 730 Main (Rt 20) Waltham

    Collectors Club of Boston..Fourth Tuesdays..Trinity Church, 730 Main . (Rt 20)Waltham

    Click here for the Auctio