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.
held on the 4th
Mondays of Sept., Oct., Nov., Jan., Feb., March & April.
........The April Meeting…....
…There were 37 members and one guest
…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
….The 50/50 drawing was won by Bill
Jacobik ($33) and the membership prize by Franz Hoerzer (silver half
….Donat Charron exhibited paper money
with unusual serial numbers. Franz Hoerzer exhibit an old Tobacco and
….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
…..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.
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
22, 2018…..Richard August…….program tba..
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
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