August ’19 Newsletter

cropped-wcc-logo1.pngWaukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.LI Aug 2019  #8
ANA # C-1070749

Our July meeting meeting included current event discussions: a Milwaukee Journal article about new bit coins, 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set.  The set contains an American Eagle 1 oz. silver coin with an enhanced reverse proof finish and a Canadian Silver Maple Leaf 1 oz. coin with a modified proof finish. Exhibits included: a set of Allied Invasion Currency used during WWII.  A presentation was given by Chuck P. on Mining History.

Bring School Supply Donations to the August meeting for back to school in Sept.

Next Meeting: Wed, August 7th @ 7PM
Refreshments – Tommy H
Door Prizes – Tina S


  • Bring School Supply Donations to the August meeting for back to school in Sept.
  • Our next regular meeting of the Waukesha Coin Club will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, Aug 7th , 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: Which living American appears on a United States coin?

Pot Coin: (1) Mercury Dime, F condition or better.

Coin Shows:

August 11, 2019 – Beaver Dam Beaver Dam Coin Club’s 5th Annual Coin Show – American Legion Post, 300 Beichl Av., Beaver Dam, WI 53916 – Hours: 9am – 3pm. Free Admission. Contact: Bob Krueger 920-386-2134, 113 S. Depot St. Juneau, WI 53039

August 25, 2019 – Fond du Lac Fond du Lac Coin Club’s annual show at the RADISSON HOTEL (formerly Holiday Inn) SAME LOCATION, 625 W. Rolling Meadows, Fond du Lac, WI. 9am-4pm. Contact Randy Miller, PO Box 254, Oshkosh, WI 54903. 920-231-6161

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. 

  • 1 Peso 1979 Mexico – Coin Star – Glenn J
  • 2000 10 centavos from Ecuador – Coin Star – Glenn J
  • Silver Quarter 1962-D – in change – Glenn J.
  • 1953-D Lincoln, Coin star, Mark M.
  • 1 cent Euro from Spain, Coin Star, Mark M.
  • $1 Silver Cert series 1953 G, Arby’s, Mark M
  • 1946 Dime (F), Coin star, Glenn J.
  • 1964 Quarter (F), Coin Star, Glenn J.
  • 1984 Canadian cent, Sentry, Mark M.
  • 1956-D Lincoln Cent,Metro Market, Mark M.
  • 1957-D Lincoln Cent (XF-AU), Dairy Queen, Mark M.
  • 2013 2 kune coin from Croatia,in Change, Bob B.
  • 2006 $1 Mexican coin, Coinstar. Glenn G
  • 2006 $1 Mexican Coin, Coinstar, Glenn G.
  • 2015 $1 Mexican Coin, Coinstar, Glenn G.
  • 2016 $1 Mexican Coin, Coinstar, Glenn G.
  • 10 pence – in change buying token souvenir, John W.
  • 1949-D Cent (F) – in change, CVS, Glenn G.
  • 1945 Cent (F) – in change, CVS, Glenn G.
  • 2001 Canadian 10 Cent, Coin Star, Glenn G.
  • 1987 Canadian 1 Cent, Coin Star, Glenn G.
  • 1951-D Lincoln – in change John’s Root Beer, Mark M
  • 1974 Canadian cent, Arby’s, Mark M.
  • 1963 Roosevelt Dime, in change Metro Market, Mark M
  • 1999 5 cent euro, Spain, Coinstar, Mark M
  • 2002 5 cent euro, Portugal, Coinstar, Mark M
  • Plastic Jefferson Nickel, CoinStar, Mark M
  • 1942 Lincoln cent AG, Sentry, Mark M
  • 1887 Dime Seated Liberty, BP Gas Station Hartland, Bob B.
  • 1953 Jefferson Nickel EF, McDonalds, Glenn G
  • 1977 1 cent Cayman Island AU, Coinstar


Call for Presentations!!! – We would like to set our calendar for the year with some presentation by our members.  Pick a month and reserve your spot.

July – Metals & Mining – Chuck P.

August – Open
Sept – TBD – Unit/Challenge Coins John W.
Oct – “Sailing Into History” – Tina S.
Nov – Possible (Auction (TBD) Don & Randy)
Dec – Christmas Dinner