Dec ’18 Newsletter

cropped-wcc-logo1.pngWaukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.XLX Dec 2018  #12

Our November meeting included exhibits such as an article from Coin World which reported that according to the Mint Director, “a rarity” will be released into circulation in 2019, a coin salvaged from the Admiral Gardner, a ship that sank in 1809, a variety of numismatic reference materials illustrating how much more complicated and difficult grading standards have gotten over the years. a $20 bill with a cross inside a circle on one corner, and (5) 50th anniversary McDonald tokens.  Good News! Our President Chuck P has re-arranged his schedule and shall return in 2019 as President.  Please welcome Chuck back for next year.

Thank you to all the volunteers that manned the Kettle for the Salvation Army last weekend.  Especially those that waited for “no-show” Randy.

Our Christmas Dinner is Dec 5th at Tuscan Hall. Hor’dourves 5:30 – Dinner at 6 PM.  The club selected a cheese platter, meatballs with sauce, and stuffed mushrooms as our three appetizers.

Good News!  Chuck has re-arranged his schedule and will return as President for 2019.  Please welcome Chuck back.

Next Meeting: Wed, Jan 2nd @ 7PM
Refreshments – Sara
Door Prizes – Tina


  • Our Christmas Dinner is Dec 5th at Tuscan Hall. Dinner at 6.  
  • Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Jan 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:  None

Pot Coin:    None

Coin Shows:

February 10, 2019 – Manitowoc
Manitowoc Show at the City Limits. 3627 Hwy CR. Manitowoc, WI 54220.
9a – 3p. Free Admission. Contact: Al Hrudka, 920-775-4979

WCC 2018 Presentation Schedule:

December – Christmas Dinner – Raffle

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. 

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.
1941 clipped nickel in change – Frank B.
Wheat cents in change – Frank B
100 peso coin in Coinstar – Randy R
2007 Canadian nickel at Aldi – Dick P
1945 Silver nickel @ McDonalds – Ellison
1949 D Wheat Cent – Ellison
1964 & 57 Canadian cent – Ellison
1943 S Jefferson Nickel in Car to be sold – Chuck P.
2001 5 cent Euro France – Coin Star – Mark M.
1959 Canadian cent – Coin Star – Mark M.
1973 5 cent Canadian – Coin Star – Mark M.
1988 10 cent Canadian – Coin Star – Mark M
1928 Lincoln Cent – Sentry – Mark M.
1962 D dime – Coin Star-  Glenn J.
Gold plated Delaware state quarter – Coin Star – Glenn J.
2006 Canadian Quarter – Coinstar – Mark M.
1957 Wheat Cent – Tina S.
1947 Canadian Cent – Dick Plopper
1959-D Silver Dime – Coin Star PicnSav – Randy R.
2003 Canadian Dime – Coin Star PicnSav – Randy R.
1979 penny from Australia – Glenn J.
2014 1 Rand coin of South Africa – Coin Star Walmart- Glenn J.
25 cent Canadian – Coin Star Walmart – Glenn J
2 year AA anniversary medal – Metro Mart Coin Star – Glenn J.
1917 Mercury Dime – Coin Star – Randy R.
2004 Canadian Dime – Coin Star – Randy R.
1976 Bicentennial Eisenhower Dollar – Parking lot – Garrett S.
1943 D lincoln cent – Coin Star – Glenn J.