Trish will be off to help nurse a
cancer patient. Please
consider helping David the last
Friday of the month at the
State Museum in Carson City.
January to April. Free ride and
dinner. Call 815-8625
Tuesday, 23rd of April (4th Tuesdays)
Denny’s,205 Nugget Ave.(at East McCarran), Sparks
April 23 Space Related Coins I'll show my space coins,
you brings yours. It’s National Coin Week! Celebrating the moon
landing in 1969 and new American Innovation dollar series.
April 26 National Coin Week at the Museum
Discover the Past, Envision the Future
May 18 Minting of Transcontinental Railroad Coin
at the Museum Saturday Noon to 4PM
May 28 Pacific Coast Expositions So called
Dollars Jeff Shevlin’s new book
May 31 New Coins at the Museum
June 25 My favorite Coin and Minibourse
July 19, 20 Reno Coin Show, Best Western, Bill Green 925 351-7605 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Last Meeting
29 members got to see a power point of the history of Ukraine and Crimea in coins. The Ukraine became a no man’s land after the Mongols of the Golden Horde
killed everyone and kept Crimea until the late 1700s. Stalin slaughtered tens of millions of Ukrainians and made the Nazis look good. The Ukraine, the original land of
the Rus, wanted nothing more to do with Russia after 1991. Please bring your moon landing and space coins for April meeting. I will bring a display made for
National Coin Week at the museum. Bill Green will tell us about the coin show here in Reno in July at the April meeting. I expect Robert to bring in his new
fugio cent and some other treasures in April as well. The US Mint will be placing 2 million W .25 in circulation this month Look for them. The Mariana Islands
.25 is ordered and on its way. Still no schedule or designs for the Innovation dollars. , just Friday April 26. Got bumped by Hawaii thing. Looking forward to Jeff
Shevlin in May. Bring up to 5 coins for the bid board now. We have board meetings before the meeting and ask for quiet so we can conduct business.
Contact me with any ideas or problems : 815-8625 email@example.com
Early Bird Prize: 1975 mint set won by Ken Hopple
Raffle prizes winners were:
Gary Meckler: Slot machine books, 2005 proof set, 2018S .25 set
Bart Daniels: 1992 proof set mystery box by Laurel
Faye Allen: Merc .10
Bill Naylor: 1980 proof set
Leo Rossow: 1984 proof set
Milton Angel: Israeli coin books, presidential $1 set
Dan Waterman: chocolate coins
Trish Elliott: Bicentennial medal
Rick De Avilla: Jeff. .05 with .05, game tokens, 1 gram silver
Mary Long: NA dollar coin set, 2009 penny set
David Shapiro: 1975 mint set
Faye Allen: Barber .25, full date buffalo
Jerry Breedlove: 5 year set holders
#4 club medal sold to Gerhard Dohne for $75.
Rusty King won the quarter pot, about $7.
I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE WHO DONATES TO THE RAFFLE!
Upcoming Coin Shows
April 12-14 Santa Clara Coin, Stamp Show, Santa Clara Convention Center, 5001 Great American Parkway, Admit: $6, Tables: 79, Scott Griffin 415 601-8661
April 12-14 Sacramento Valley Coin Clubs Show, Four Point Sheraton Hotel, 4900 Duckhorn Dr., Admit: $3, Tables: 50, Bob Shanks 916 204-5168 Robert.
April 28 Vallejo Numismatic Society Coin Show, Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador, Admit: FREE, Tables: 40+, Vince Lacaiere 510 366-1365
May 17-19 Las Vegas Numismatic Society Coin Show, Westgate Resort and Casino, 3000 Paradise Road, Admit: $3, Tables: ?, CK Shows 888 330-5188
July 19, 20 Reno Coin Show, Best Western, 55 E. Nugget Ave., Admit$4, Tables:40, Bill Green 925 351-7605 firstname.lastname@example.org norcalcoinshows.com
We will have a table there.
David Elliott….......... President…........…815-8625
Rusty King..............Vice President......... 677-7057
Doug Larson............Past President..........843-0162
Andre Azzam ..............Secretary….........338-0707
Ken Hopple ....…..........Director..............677-1544
Paul Williams…..........ANA Rep..............720-5395
Not The Other Coin: National Coin Week: Discover the Past, Envision the Future
2019 National Coin Week is celebrating the moon landing and the new innovation $1 series that began with George Washington’s signature on the first US patent in
2018 (see above) and a new statue of Liberty design. The medals celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing include $5 dollar gold coin, 5 and 1 ounce
silver coin, and a silver clad half dollar all curved. The obverse has the helmet reflecting the lander, flag and astronaut while the reverse has the first footprint on the
moon. In addition, the mint has created a glow-in-the-dark rocket ship for children at $10 with the new Native American dollar (also above) with a NA woman
engineer and NA space walker, a 2019 Kennedy half, and a space for a quarter. I put in the Florida state quarter that had the shuttle on it. There are dozens of coins
and medals made at the time, 10th and 25th anniversary and being made now. I have the Apollo series from NASA purchased decades ago at the Kennedy Space
Russia has several coins celebrating Sputnik, Yuri Gargarin, and Valentina Tereskhova. China has a nice 2013 moon landing coin, Australia has been doing award
winning coins of constellations, several countries have done the solar system and planets, some colorized. Cook Island and Australia planet sets are especially nice. I
picked up several coisn celebrating the moon landing for under $10 on e-bay and saw many real and mock bills and celebrating the moon landing and a great many
stamps as well. I particularly like the bicentennial coin with the freedom train on reverse and the ANA coin made in Turks and Caicos Islands. Marshall Islands that
have a tracking post makes coins every decade or so, and a cheap commercial coin is not so bad with the astronauts. I know you have even better ones.
Numismatically yours, David Elliott
I had hoped to have an image of the Transcontinental railroad coin to be minted at the museum, but there still working on the design. Must be a government
operation. The Government Accounting Office (GAO) has reported that the savings from going to $1 coin from paper has evaporated as the new dollars are
better made and last twice as long. There may even be a net cost to going with the dollar coin. Financial Benefit of Switching to a $1 Coin Is Unlikely, but
Changing Coin Metal Content Could Result in Cost Savings (https://www.gao.gov/assets/700/697778.pdf) The bronze Libertas Americana medal designed by
Benjamin Franklin in MS64 sold for less than $18,000, quite a steal, hope Robert snagged it. 1703 five guinea Queen Anne coin made from the gold captured
from a Spanish treasure fleet after battle at Vigo Bay sold for over a million dollars at auction, the most ever made for a British gold coin. At Legend Rare
CoinAuctions this 1795 $10 gold piece, graded MS64+ by PCGS sold for $822,500 and 1893CC proof Morgan dollar realized $305,500.
A rare 24-carat gold aureus of Allectus (293-296 AD) has been discovered by an amateur metal detectorist in a field in Kent, England, near the site of an ancient
Roman road. Now it could sell for as much as £100,000 ($130,000) when it hits the block at London auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb on June 12. The seal
impression, dated to the First Temple period, features the words: “[belonging to] Nathan-Melech, Servant of the King” The name Nathan-Melech appears once in
the Bible, in the second book of Kings 23:11, where he is described as an official in the court of King Josiah (648-609BC). 13 individuals, who were the engineers,
technicians and owners of high-end sonar equipment, which found the SS Central America in 1988 took nearly 30 years of litigation and reams of legal
documents before a court settlement got them at least a portion of what they were owed. The last of two payments arrived in February. For the 12 men and
one woman, after attorney and legal fees totaling $522,000 - $678,000, got “enough for a decent car, better than I was expecting." April 17 is your second chance
to get a W mint penny with the purchase of a silver proof set. Last chance this Summer with a mint set, your cheapest alternative. Basketball Hall of Fame
will get a medal next year with a basketball on obverse and public design competition choosing the reverse. Mint made 1.25 billion coins in February. Perth mint
is celebrating the 200th birthday of Queen Victoria with a cameo coin and her various coin images. The new director of the mint David J. Ryder will be
doing joint programs not only with the Bureau of Printing & Engraving, but also with foreign mints. Hooray! Metal detectorists Richard Miles, 56, and Reg
Mead, 77 after searching for 30 years are at odds with French officials over the valuation of their discovery in Jersey that is recognized as the world’s largest hoard
of Celtic coins. Buried 2,000 years ago by Celts fleeing Julius Caesar’s Roman armies, the treasure contains about 70,000 coins as well as gold jewelry. The coins
were found in a single mass, and it took 3 years to separate the coins and jewelry.
The Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) has made coins celebrating 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in the shape of wall pieces. They are also
depicted on round coins (see on-line). China is making knock offs of our moon coin for $4 each in gold and silver pot metals, of course without denominations.
The Simpson coins from Perth Mint for Tuvalu have sold out except for the donut. In late April 2019, the Great American Coin Hunt is planned to launch as part
of National Coin Week. Initially, the Great American Coin Hunt started as an idea formed between several coin dealers, but has taken off in the online numismatic
community with tens of thousands of enthusiasts planning to participate in the phenomenon. The plan urges hundreds of coin dealers and collectors to drop over
one million vintage and collectible coins back into circulation in the United States in an effort to generate renewed interest into the hobby. Coins and
notes planned to be released include Buffalo nickels, Ike dollars, Silver Certificates, wheat cents, five and 10-dollar blue and red seals - and more. These
desirable numismatic treasures will be gracing venues ranging from grocery stores to restaurants from April 21, 2019, to April 27, 2019. Keep an eye out.
The US mint will be putting 2 million W .25 in circulation as well. An English coin collector was stabbed to death in his home by a fellow enthusiast who
wanted his limited edition Beatrix Potter 50 pence pieces, a court heard. So much for mild manned British and coin collectors. 11 best coins sites?: www.
thesprucecrafts. com/best-coins-sites-on-the- web-3898464 The finest-known 1885 Trade dollar, among the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American
coinage, sold for $3,960,000 million through Heritage Auctions. Finally, cool Wizard of Oz coin from Perth mint and Ukrainian Easter eggs coins from Royal