AN OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF
THE STANISLAUS COUNTY COIN CLUB
2009-2010 CLUB OFFICERS
President: Aaron Brown
Vice-President: John Boswell
Recording Secretary: Joan Alvarez
Corresponding Secretary: Mike Tandy
Treasurer: Lloyd Solomon
Dave Ramczyk III
Mike Tandy (Past President)
Marcia Soria/Dolly Sauls
Adults: $12.00 per year
Juniors: $6.00 per year
Club Web Site
P.O. Box 1672
Modesto, CA 95353-1672
2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 7:00p.m.
1525 McHenry Ave, Modesto, CA
And welcome to… August? Seriously? Where has this summer gone? I guess since I was in school I didn’t notice. Well I hope all of you have been enjoying the warm weather, the long days, and maybe a vacation or two. If not, then the club picnic will afford the perfect opportunity to just kick back and soak up what remains of summer.
We could have quite a crowd at the picnic considering how packed our second meeting was last month. Between our regular attendees recovering from show-verload, and several new members joining, we really had a full house. Anyway, a warm welcome to our new members. With raffles, auctions, show & tell, and various drawings there’s always something fun to look forward to at the meetings.
This month, there are some special events to look forward to. At our first regular meeting we’ll have a bourse night. Whether you’re looking to find additions for your own collection, or find new homes for your extras, the mini-coin show of bourse night is the perfect opportunity. Our second meeting is important for anyone looking leave their mark on the club’s history by designing the club medal for next year. Design submissions must be received by the second meeting this month, so mark your calendars if you’re interested. The end of summer is drawing near, but we’ll fill it with plenty of fun.
- Aaron “Show-verload” Brown
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Mark Your Calendars!
* August 1, 2010- SCCC Picnic*
August 4, 2010 - Board Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
August 11, 2010 - General Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
(1) Bourse Night (2) Auction
August 25, 2010 - General Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
Auction (2) Submit Club Medal Designs
September 1, 2010 - Board Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
September 8, 2010 - General Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
Club Medal Design Contest (2) Nomination of Officers
September 22, 2010 - General Meeting @ 7:00p.m.
Election of Officers (2) Auction
Club Medal Design Contest
The SCCC medal design contest will be on September 8th, so put your ideas on paper and have a medal (with your initials) in history forever. The rules will be available at the meetings and on the club’s website. Submit your designs to Aaron Brown at the last meeting in August (8/25), no exceptions.
Dave Ramczyk III 8/3 Joel Mitchell 8/7
Powell Zwicker 8/15
Frank Frohman 8/18
Jasmine Stinnett 8/25
Welcome new member Daniel Brown
Donating to the Junior Auction
The junior auction will be on October 13, 2010. Marcia Soria and Dolly Sauls said they have received enough donations for the junior auction and are now requesting donations for the junior Christmas gift bags. They want to thank the members for their generous donations.
Election of Officers in September
It's that time again for members to step up to the plate and volunteer to support your club by becoming an office or board member. Nomination of Officers is the first meeting in September. Election of Officers is the second meeting in September. Go to the next step; you can do it!
ANA Honors SCCC
The American Numismatic Association honors the Stanislaus County Coin Club for 25 years of continuous service to the Association by presenting us with a 25 year Membership Plaque. Congratulations!
Junior Challenge Question
(Question provided by Marcia Soria)
Question: How many quarters will be released in the "America the Beautiful Quarters" Program? It started in 2010 and will end in 2021. Hint: we saw 2 already - Hot Springs National Park, Yellowstone National Park, in the end of July it was Yosemite National Park and 2 more for this year.
Answer to July Junior Challenge Question: Answer - Coin Slabs are hard plastic, tamper proof cases that are sonically sealed and hold a coin which has been graded and certified by a third-party grading service.
Membership Challenge Question
(Question provided by Mike Tandy)
Question: What date is on the Confederate Half Dollar?
Answer to July General Membership Question: The coins (issued circa 1616) were known as Hogge Money or Hoggies. The hog is the main device and inscribed Sommer Islands.
Would you like to borrow a book from the club’s library? Our website has the complete list! Contact Juan Albara at (209) 522-5513 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org so he can bring the book/s to the next meeting. The club is looking for some newer books to add to the library. If you have any books you would like to donate to the club library see Juan Albara or Mike Tandy.
Thank You – “Show Volunteers”
Lloyd Solomon (Show Chair) and Mike Tandy (Bourse Chair) would like to thanks all the members who helped at the show this year. Without your help the show would not have been a success. Thanks Again!
Gold Prize Show Winners
Congratulations to the following lucky members for making a clean sweep of all the gold prizes at the shows raffle: John Boswell ½ oz gold; Frank Ramczyk ¼ gold; and Patty Parmley 1/10 oz gold.
MEETING OF 7/14/2010
Meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President Aaron Brown
Attendance: Total: 22; Board Members: 5; Jr. Members: 1; Guests: 3
Guests: Allen Meriles, Larie and Maseo were welcomed.
First Draw Winner: Al Alvarez
Junior Challenge Question: What is a coin slab?
General Membership Question: What was the first coinage struck for the English colonies in America? Answered by Aaron Brown - Hog money – Summer Island (Bermuda)
Announcements: Club medal designs due last meeting in August. Club is accepting donations for Junior Auction and Junior Christmas bags.
Old Business: SCCC Club Picnic August 1, 2010 – Pot Luck- guest welcome $1.00 per guest. Club supplies hot dogs, hamburgers, and soft drinks. Don’t forget to bring a dish to share. Sign-up sheet at meeting
New Business: 1st Meeting in Sept. vote for new Medal Design and nominations for new officers and board members. 2nd Meeting in Sept. vote for new officers and board members.
Coin Show Business:
Raffle Ticket sales for show turned out great. Club made $900 + in ticket sales (sold 2,898 tickets). THANKS to all the Club Members who worked the show.
Show & Tell: Barbara Tandy- 2007 mint set without half dollar and Presidential dollars that she won in the hourly raffle at the show. Robert Samuel- showed various grades of CC Dollars Hoard of the seventies and 1883 CC PL 63 graded at show w/note of inflation gold etc. Hal DeBoard- Ancient bronze Roman coin 200-350 AD. Dolly Sauls- 1934 Gold plated Buffalo nickel and 1934 wheat penny gold plated.
Show & Tell Winner: Hal DeBoard
Door Prize: Patty Parmley
Free Meal Winner: Mike Olson
Raffle: Gold won by Patty Parmley
Last Shot Winner: John Hoffman - not present to win.
Auction: Auctioneer was Mike Tandy. Runner was Jasmine Stinnett
Meeting ended at 8:20pm
MEETING OF 7/28/2010
Meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by President Aaron Brown
Attendance: Total: 44; Board Members: 9; Jr. Members: 10; Guests: 4
Guests: John Silveria, Eddie Savelson, May Bishop and Dave Hopp.
First Draw Winner: David Ramczyk III
Junior Challenge Question: What is a coin slab?
Announcements: August 1st - SCCC Annual Picnic; August 11th - Bourse Night; August 25th - Submit Club Medal Designs; September 8th - Nominations of Officers; September 22nd - Election of Officers; October 13th - Junior Auction Night.
Old Business: Club T-shirts see Hal DeBoard.
New Business: Mike Tandy presented to Dave Ramczyk III a 2010 Silver Eagle for staying overnight at our show. Mike will also be giving a Silver Eagle to Eugene Cripe for staying overnight.
Show Business: Great article & pictures of our show in Modesto Bee.
Show & Tell: Michael Olson- 2007 1 oz Canadian Dollar; Powell Zwicker- St. Christopher medal; Allen Merilles- 1862 $2 United States Note Certified XF 45; Gary Kailes-1943-S Steel Penny choice BU; Joan Alvarez- $5 Gold Eagle NGC MS70 certified early release; Juan Albara-1970 British coins; Les Schoolcraft- Shanghai, China 2010 Expo Coin Set; Mark Garcia- 1877-S Seated Liberty Quarter MS-64 and 1881-S Morgan Dollar MS-64; Hal DeBoard- Desert Storm $5 Commemorative; Aaron Brown- Roman Bronze year 336-337AD Constantius11 Caesar and an Australia pre-decimal denomination type set; Anthony Soria- Disney dollar bought at the Modesto Coin Show; Bruce Froman-1809 Bust Half rare variety; Mike Tandy-1864 2 Cent Large Motto in Fine with 180 degree Reverse Rotation; Robert Samuel- 1996 Dollar gaming tokens-Nevada Bank Club, Fallon, and Desert Inn, Waffle $1 coin planchet that appears to be Sacagawea; John Boswell- “Cancer” Token and Hoffman Mint Yahoo Auction token; Gabriel Moreno- Vietnam issue dollar bought at the Modesto coin show.
Show & Tell Winner: Aaron Brown
Raffle: Gold winner was Ken Seals
Door Prize Winner: Bruce Frohman
Free Meal Winner: Jim Holden
Last Shot Winner: Joel Mitchell - not present to win
Auction: Auctioneer was Mike Tandy. Runners were Anthony Soria, Jasmine Stinnett, Gabriel Moreno, Marion Merilles, Eddie Savelson, Sicilia Johnson and Alexis Moreno.
Meeting closed at 9:00pm.
2010 Modesto Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo
Raffle Prize Winners
Prize Name Ticket #
1. ½ Ounce Gold Eagle John Boswell 1764
2. ¼ Ounce Gold Eagle Frank Ramczyk 1499
3. 1/10 Ounce Gold Eagle Patty Parmley 1246
4. GSA CC Morgan Mike Brown 2499
5. 2010 Silver Eagle Dan Faucett 2882
6. 2010 Silver Eagle Dave Shankel 2652
7. 2010 Silver Eagle Trever Matherson 1108
8. 2010 Silver Eagle Joe Willemse 2000
9. 2010 Silver Eagle Roscoe Tanner 0976
10. 2010 Silver Eagle Carl Bordi 2116
11. 2010 Silver Eagle Stephen Ramczyk 2811
12. 2010 Silver Eagle Paul Caruso 0725
13. 2010 Silver Eagle Ronald Irkson 1565
14. 2010 Silver Eagle Hal DeBoard 0848
15. 2010 Silver Eagle Nate Wynn 2232
16. 2010 Silver Eagle Rick Sauls 2795
17. 2010 Silver Eagle Jim Jensen 2254
18. 2010 Silver Eagle Ronald Irkson 1563
19. 2010 Silver Eagle Dolly Sauls 0211
20. 2010 Silver Eagle Chris Williams 0085
21. 2010 Silver Eagle Lupe Iniguez 1942
22. 2010 Silver Eagle William Brown 0928
23. 2010 Silver Eagle American Legion 1218
24. 2010 Silver Eagle J.R. Ruiz 2645
(33% of prizes won by club members)
2010 Top Sellers of Coin Show Raffle Tickets
(Received Incentive Prizes)
1. Lloyd Solomon - Sold 450 Tickets
(Ella Davies, Bryn Davies & Flat Stanley)
2. Terry & Sandy Woodward – Sold 200 Tickets
3. Rick & Dolly Sauls – Sold 200 Tickets
4. Hal and Kaye DeBoard – Sold 155 Tickets
5. Aaron Brown – Sold 110 Tickets
6. Mike & Barbara Tandy – Sold 100 Tickets
7. Al & Joan Alvarez – Sold 100 Tickets
8. John Boswell – Sold 50 Tickets
9. Randy McCoy – Sold 50 Tickets
10. Gary & Carol Kailes – Sold 50 Tickets
11. Jim Holden – Sold 50 Tickets
12. Mike Olsen – Sold 50 Tickets
Other Members Who Sold Tickets
1. Juan Albara – Sold 40 Tickets
2. Robert Samuel & Patty Parmley – Sold 60 tickets
3. Bob Garcia – Sold 30 tickets
4. Les Schoolcraft – Sold 30 tickets
5. Frank Ramczyk – Sold 30 tickets (not prior to show)
6. Eugene Cripe – Sold 20 tickets
- A total of 1,745 raffle tickets were sold by club members prior to the
show. Great Job! (35% of the membership sold tickets this year)
- A total of 1,153 raffle tickets were sold at the show
- A grand total of 2,898 raffle tickets were sold
UPCOMING COIN SHOWS
August 15, 2010
Fairfield Coin Club
21th Annual Coin & Collectibles Show
Fairfield Community Center’s Willow Rm
1000 East Kentucky
August 21-22, 2010
Fremont Coin Club
38th Annual Coin Show
38991 Farwell Dr.
October 3, 2010
Sacramento Valley Coin Club
Fall Show at The “Dante Club”
2330 Fair Oaks Blvd.
October 9-10, 2010
Diablo Numismatic Society
Contra Costa Coin Show
1050 Burnett Ave.
October 16-17, 2010
Delta Coin Club
46th Annual Coin Show
1492 Bourbon Street
If you have any questions or comments regarding the newsletter please see Mike Tandy at the meetings. Thank you J
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