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~ PAWCATUCK VALLEY COIN CLUB MONTHLY NEWSLETTER ~
Celebrating 56 years in the numismatic hobby!
IT’S SHOW TIME-ALMOST!!
OUR ANNUAL COIN SHOW WILL BE ON APRIL 29TH 2018. WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! JUNIOR MEMBERS IF YOU HELP YOU EARN 2 POINTS!
We need (20) donated coins/sets/numismatic items to raffle off at the show! Don’t forget to post flyers!!
The 655TH meeting of the Pawcatuck Valley Coin Club will be held on Wednesday 21ST MARCH 2018 at The Stonington Arms Recreation Room, 133 South Broad Street (Route 1), Pawcatuck CT 06379. Officers Meeting @ 6:00pm, Junior Roundtable @ 6:30pm, Bourse @ 6:30pm and Meeting @ 7:20pm.
SPEAKERS: Woody Carland’s talk on silver dollars will happen at the March meeting.
Our February meeting had 50 people attending. We are beginning to outgrow our meeting space! A very good thing!
From Bill Jacobik #800:
I’ve learned that when an ANA member attends an ANA sanctioned show, and tells them they are representing PVCC, the club gets a three dollar credit in the form of “Bonus Bucks” These credits will carry over year after year like a savings account. We can apply them towards our $75.00 annual membership renewal or save them to use for other benefits, I believe. Because we have an abundance of ANA members, we have been able to renew the club’s ANA membership for free for a few years now, and have not used our $9.00 in accumulated bonus bucks. If anyone is interested in seeing a major show, there are two of them coming up that are a reasonable travel distance, within the next 12 months.
Mark your calendar, save your money, and put in for some vacation time. The ANA will host the “World’s Fair of Money” at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia this year, starting on Tuesday, August 14th through Saturday, August 18th.Then in March of 2019 the ANA will host a “National Money Show” at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburg, PA. Starting on Thursday March 28th to Saturday March 30th.
If anyone has ever considered joining the ANA, we will have applications at our April 29th show which will be the best time to join, and get the benefit of both of these great conventions. PVCC members can really help the club rack-up those “Bonus Bucks’.”
On another note: it was John Clarke #837 and Wayne Goodrich #873 that won the gold coins at the December bonus drawing. Wayne, your GOLD coin awaits you!!
Thomas P. Rockwell Lecture on Tuesday April 24, 2018.
An open Invitation!
Once a year the Boston Numismatic Society, the Collectors Club of Boston and the Currency Club of New England jointly sponsor a lecture by a leading New England numismatist to present on a topic of numismatic interest and open to anyone who would like to attend. This is promoted as both an educational and social event with refreshments available before and after the program. We are inviting numismatists from the New England region and beyond to join us for this event. The program will be held at Trinity Church 730 Main St Waltham, Massachusetts. The program will commence at 7:30pm. There should be sufficient on street parking and across the street at the Waltham Library (after 6 PM). For further information please contact William Harkins at 781-938-8167.
This year we are fortunate to have two notable New England numismatists giving presentations. Robert Moffatt a well-known token, medal and ephemera dealer in the New England area will present on the subject: “Charles Lang and Son, Diesinkers and Medalists, Worcester, Massachusetts” and Neil Musante, author of Medallic Washington, an exceptionally well done two volume work, will present on: “Francis Nalder Mitchell a 19th Century Boston Die Sinker” who was responsible for the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association (Paul Revere was one of the founders) Medals.
AUBURN, MA: 11th March Elks Lodge, 754 South Bridge Street (Route 12) 46 Tables. Free Admission. 978- 658-0160
DEDHAM MA: 4th March Holiday Inn, I-95 exit 15A, Dedham MA. 29 tables, free admission. 603-978-3459
HARTFORD CT: 15th April Courtyard Marriott, 4 Sebethe Dr. Cromwell CT. 718-323-1930 or stassinsJ98@aol.com
NASHUA NH: 18th March Holiday Inn 9 Northeastern Blvd Nashua NH 03060 49 tables free admission 978-658-0160
DEVINS, MA: 25th March Devens Common Center, 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens MA, $1 Admission 978-658-0160
BLACKSTONE VALLEY, MA: 21st March VFW Post 1385, 16 Cross Street Route 16, Uxbridge MA Terrance O’Connor 508-400- 7454
ANY EXTRA AUCTION ITEMS BROUGHT IN TO THE MEETING FOR SALE IN THE AUCTION
MUST BE ITEMIZED ON A FORM GIVING YOUR NAME, THE ITEMS AND THE PRICE YOU ASK FOR EACH ITEM. THE FORMS WILL BE ON THE AUCTION TABLE. PLACE THE ITEMS ON THE COMPLETED SHEET AND LEAVE ON THE AUCTION TABLE. THIS WILL ENSURE THAT YOUR CASH AND UNSOLD ITEMS WILL BE RETURNED TO YOU IN GOOD ORDER. ITEMS LEFT ON THE TABLE WITHOUT THE COMPLETED SHEET WILL BE SET ASIDE AND NOT OFFERED FOR SALE. NO EXCEPTIONS!!