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President’s Message – Summer 2015

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Greetings NCC Members and Guests-

Two of the recent Coin of the Month topics for our meetings have been "Women on Coins" and "Animals on Coins."  Both make nice broad topics allowing for lots of material to be brought in.  Although most people only know of President's gracing our coins, for the first 100+ years Liberty was the centerpiece of half dimes, dimes, quarters, half dollars and dollar coins.  It was not until 1909 that President Lincoln was placed on the cent and began a change that would be finished in 1948.  The Walking Liberty Half Dollar in 1947 was the last time Liberty was on a circulating coin.  As for animals, the Eagle has continued to be a mainstay on our coins.  Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey as the national bird.  Imagine all our coins with turkey's on them!  The state quarters allowed for a multitude of new animals to be displayed.  The horse on the Delaware quarter, Carolina Wren on the South Carolina quarter and cow on the Wisconsin quarter are but a few.  World coins open up additional possibilities for women and animals on coins.

There has also been a recent push to put a woman on a circulating bill.  The push was to change the $20 but more recently it looks like the $10 may be the bill to be changed.  There is ongoing discussion on whose effigy should grace the bill.  There is actually a website www.womenon20s.org which gives more information.

 

Meeting Description

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Meetings of the Nashua Coin Club are held at the Main Branch of the Nashua Public Library at 2 Court Street, Nashua, NH 03060 every second Wednesday of the month from 7 to 9 PM.

We offer a monthly 2 hour period where you can get together with like minded numismatists (coin collectors) such as yourself.

Meeting involves:
Business meeting, discussion of Coin Of The Month (COTM), raffle, current events, along with coin and minting news.

Guests are always welcome!  Come check out a meeting.

 

Next NCC Meeting

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Our next meeting is Wednesday, August 12th from 7 PM until 9 PM at the Nashua Public Library, basement level. The Coin of the Month topic for the May meeting will be ANIMALS ON COINS (AND CURRENCY)

 

Upcoming Events

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SHOW/MINT CALENDAR 2014

* = Mint Release  
Mint Product Schedule Website:   http://catalog.usmint.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProdschedView?storeId=10001&catalogId=

JULY 2015

* 16 July - 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin Cover

19 July – Nashua Coin Show - Holiday Inn Exit 4 off Rt. 3 http://www.ebwpromotions.com/nashua/index.html

* 21 July - 2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set

25 July -
Small Cents II Auction 202 Main St. Nashua  3:00 PM (preview 10 AM - 3 PM)

26 July - Westford Coin Show - Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center - Rt. 110/Littleton Rd.       http://www.westfordcoinshow.com/

* 30 July - American Liberty 2015 High Relief Gold Coin (limited release)

August 2015

9 August - Greater Worcester Coin Show - Auburn/Webster Elks 754 Southbridge St.  (Route 12) http://www.ebwpromotions.com/auburn/schedule.html

* 11 August -  2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set

12 August - Nashua Coin Club Mtg. - Nashua Public Library 7-9 PM

16 August – Nashua Coin Show - Holiday Inn Exit 4 off Rt. 3http://www.ebwpromotions.com/nashua/index.html

17 August - Centennial Auctions - Holiday Inn 4:30 PM (preview 11 AM - 4:15 PM)

* 18 August - 2015 Lyndon Johnson Presidential $1 Rolls and Bags

24 August - Centennial Auctions - Holiday Inn 4:30 PM (preview 11 AM - 4:15 PM)


NO SHOW - Westford Coin Show - NO SHOW IN AUGUST** Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center - Rt. 110/Littleton Rd.       http://www.westfordcoinshow.com/

* 27 August -  2015 First Spouse Lady Bird Johnson Half Ounce Gold Coins

For more dates and information about the shows listed above go to: http://www.ebwpromotions.com/

 
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