316th…. MEETING NOTICE... October 23, 2017
MANSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY / AUDITORIUM
RT 89…MANSFIELD CENTER,CT
DOORS OPEN 6:15 PM…. REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE….
MEETING AT 7:30PM
ACTIVITIES UNTIL 9:15PM.
Dues are now due for the year October 1, 2017 - Sept 30,2018.
........The September Meeting…....
There were 45 members and guests in
attendance. The treasurer's report was read and accepted. The
balance stated was $10,189.17. The projected expense for the YN
program we will be supporting will be just over $1000, some of which
has already been figured into the above figure. Three YNs have
applied and been accepted by our overseeing board and so far 4 Boy
Scouts and 2 scout leaders will be added to that total.
…..Charles Gilbert won the Membership
Prize and Bill Jacobik won the 50/50 drawing. Thanks go to Bill and
his house guest Sheree for putting on a very nice spread of
refreshments. Sheree is a guest to New England from New Zealand.
…..Officer nominations for the 2-year
term were opened and will close with the October meeting. Anyone
wishing to help officiate in any capacity is welcomed to make his
name known before the voting begins. The incumbent officers were
given a non-binding vote of approval but that doesn't preclude
others from making it known that they would also be available for
certain offices should the need arise.
…..Julie Morrison and her dad Dave
attended the meeting as guests. Julie is one of the YNs going to the
Expo in Manchester, NH next month.
…..Daniel Meunier of Johnston, RI was
accepted as a new member.
…..The program that was to be given
will be rescheduled to a different meeting night.
…..There were two exhibits "on
stage" and "Show and Tell" produced: a charm bracelet made
from pennies, an 1862 Civil War Dog Tag that was recently madebut
unknowingly bought by on of our members, various rare small size
U.S. bills, one being a Hawaii Sil. Certificate Star note, another
being a 1928 FRN $100 with district "numera" instead of "letter"
as we see today. A Bogg's note which was rarely printed on both
sides by that famous artist, a pair of Bucksport notes one of which
has an unlisted vignette, a girls belt made out from a dozen or so
Maria Theresa Thalers, A $10 Plain Back Byram (CT) National Bank
Election of Officers will take place
tonight. The program tonight will be given by president Peter Jones
and will be about "Foreign Coins in Use in the American
...ARE YOU A NENA MEMBER?.....
The New England Numismatic
Association is this region's mother club. It runs the social/club
event at the convention twice a year in Manchester, NH. If you were
a member you would be getting a quarterly publication from them
showing what is going on with member clubs, Y.N. activities and
keeping abreast with numismatic New England. You will see ads from
some of your favorite dealers and articles about coins and paper
money from various member club's members. (We are a member club.)
It also sponsors exhibit competition at the convention. You can read
all about this if you become a member and receive your copy of Nena
News. Ask for a free copy of the last edition of the "News" or
an application blank at tonight's meeting. Your membership in this
regional organization helps support numismatic activities in New
England that benefit all. Please consider joining and supporting
NENA. We have application blanks!
Nov 27……Robert Moffatt "Six
Things From My Curio Cabinet"
Dec……….No meeting this month.
Jan.22, 2018……John Ferreri...A
Victorian Numismatic Tour.
Feb. 26, 2018….tba
March 19, 2018 Note the meeting date
this month …program tba
April 23, 2018
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---
Coin Club….4th Weds..Oxford Senior Center..behind Town Hall..Main
Conn. C.C. ….First Tuesdays…So.Windsor Library..1550 Sullivan
Cty. C.C….Second Fridays..St. Jos. Parish Hall 68 Central St,
Valley C.C…Third Wednesdays..Stonington Arms 133 S. Broad,
Club of New England… First Mondays..Trinity Church. (RT 20)
Numis. Society…Second Tuesdays..Trinity Church, 730 Main (Rt 20)
Club of Boston..Fourth Tuesdays..Trinity Church, 730 Main . (Rt
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