May ’18 Newsletter

cropped-wcc-logo1.pngWaukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.XLX May 2018  #5

Our April meeting focused on our annual raffle.  Many winners during the night. The Gold coin was won by a coin show attendee!  I’m sure they will be thrilled when they find out. Mark Melby reported he had found a 1948-S Roosevelt Dime in change at the Value Care Pharmacy in Waukesha.  Our coin show was featured on the full back page of the Community Section in the Wed, March 28, FREEMAN. Tom S. will be delivering his presentation on the Mississippi River Notes this coming meeting.


  • Last Call for Annual dues:  Adults $15, Youth $7.50 (Mail to Chuck – 262-844-6004)
  • Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 2nd , 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.
  • Guests Welcome: If anyone wants to bring new collectors young or old to the meetings, remember that guests are always welcome!

Trivia:     What design on the 100th new reverse of the US Quarter since 1932?
Pot Coin:   Indian Head Cent VG or better.

Coin Shows:


April 25-28, 2018 – Schaumburg, IL – Central States Numismatic Society 79th annual convention. Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. 1551 N. Thoreau Dr. Schaumburg, IL 60173. Convention Chairman: Kevin Foley, Bourse Chair: Patricia Foley,

April 29, 2018 – Green Bay – Nicolet Coin Club’s spring show. Stadium View Bar and Grill, 1963 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, WI 54304. 50 tables, Free Admission and Parking. 9am – 3pm. Contact: Roger Bohn 920-819-7294 Send an e-mail.

Refreshments:  ????
Door Prizes –  Left over Raffle items

WCC 2018 Presentation Schedule:

May – Tom S. – Mississippi River
June – Dick P. – Exonumia
July- Bob B. –  Mel Fisher
August – John W. MPC
September – Don K.  Auction-Tentative
October – Tina S.
November – OPEN
December – Christmas Dinner – OPEN

Collector’s Challenge:  A Challenge to report coins found in change this year. Any coin or token of interest will be listed in the newsletter after reported. The winner will be voted on at end of year.

Chicago Transit Token – Randy R. (Coin machine)
Washington Quarter w/ edge flattend both sides – Glenn J. (In change)
1994 10 Cent Centavos – Randy R. (Coin Machine)
Wheat penny in change from a Dollar Store – Mark Ch.
Buffalo nickel with the date rubbed off at a Chinese restaurant – Mark Ch.
Clipped Lincoln Cent (Poor Condition) – John W
1928 Wheat Cent – Dick P (Change)
2001 – 20 pence seven sided coin, vending machine at school – Ryan B
1974 s cent in bathroom at Rocky’s – Ryan B.
1948-S Roosevelt Dime at Value Pharmacy by Mark M.