August Newsletter

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Waukesha Coin Club Newsletter VOL.XLVII  Aug 2015  #8

Our July meeting included exhibits of a Polish commemorative token, a 1856 Flying eagle cent and a civil war token. Upcoming Coin Shows were discussed and plans to attend the ANA Show in August. Current events included a new portrait is being planned for the $10.00 to enhance the security of this bill.

Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, August 5th, at the Waukesha Salvation Army meeting room located at 445 Madison Street.  The Salvation Army is located one block west of the corner of Highway 18 and Madison Street.  Enter through the back door and take the elevator to the second floor.


  • The WCC website is up and running!  Goto: , includes About page, Membership Application, Coin Show details. Would like to add Resource Library page. Club email:
  • Bring School Supplies to August meeting as a donation. Students need: crayons, washable markers, Pink pearl erasers, glue sticks, Elmer’s glue, pencil top erasers, Safety scissors, #2 yellow pencils, Pocket folders, 3 ring binders, 3×3 post-it-notes, highlighters, Dry erase markers, zipper pouch, dividers (8tab-3hole), spiral notebooks.
  • Save those Coin Magazines! Bring them in to the next meeting for collection. We are planning to host a Boy Scout Merit Badge Seminar in the future and they will need coin magazines as reference material.
  • Guests Welcome: If anyone wants to bring new collectors young or old to the meetings, remember that guests are always welcome!

Pot Coin: 90% silver Half Dollar, F or better

Coin Shows:

August 1, 2015 – Siren
Fishbowl Wooden Nickel Coin Show at Siren Senior Center, 23943 State Road 35, Siren, WI. Hours 9:00am to 3:00pm. Show Contact: Gary Schauls, 2702 150th Street, Luck, WI 54853-3811. Phone 715-472-2002

August 11-15, 2015 – ANA
ANA World’s Fair of Money at Donald Stephens Convention Center, Chicago/Rosemont, IL. 5555 N. River Rd, Rosemont. 10am-5:30pm Aug 11-14, 10am-4pm Aug 15. www.WorldsFairof or call 800-367-3723

August 23, 2015 – Fond du Lac
Fond du Lac Coin Club annual show at the Holiday Inn, 625 W. Rolling Meadows, Fond du Lac, WI. 60 tables. Hours: 9am – 4pm. Contact Randy Miller, PO Box 254, Oshkosh, WI 54903. 920-231-6161 fx 920-231-6122

August 29, 2015 – Sheboygan
Sheboygan Coin and Stamp Show at The Laker’s Ice Center, 1202 S. Wildwood Av. Sheboygan, WI 53081. 35 tables. Free admission. 9am – 3:30pm. Bourse Chairman: Ed Rautmann, 920-893-5864, P.O.Box 907 Sheboygan, WI 53082.


Trivia Question: Name the only octagon-shaped coin in U.S. history?

ANA Quiz: Attached is the quiz for August. Submit a completed quiz with all correct answers at the August meeting and receive a chance in a drawing for a prize.
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Refreshments for next meeting to be provided by: Randy.