Waukesha Coin Club Newsletter
VOL.LIV Nov 2022 #11
ANA # C-1070749
Thank you to everyone that attended the October meeting.
As we all know, Chuck is a vault of knowledge about the Barber coins. Charles Barber was the longest tenured engraver of the history of the mint. The public was clamoring for a new design and several contests were initiated to help with that new design but professional sculpture caused issues. Augustus St. Gaudens was a big obstacle to the design. Chuck brought to our attention the profile of Liberty on the silver coins looks a lot like the statue of liberty and several roman emperors.
Christmas Dinner is going to be at the Tuscan Hall. Doors open at 5:30pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. Anyone is invited to bring a display if interested. The Cost will be $20 per person. You can pay anytime until the day of the party. Please let us know if you will be attending for the head count and the number in your party. 409 Delafield St. Waukesha, WI 53188
Membership Dues will be collected in January. Payments can be made at the meeting or Checks can be mailed to Chuck.
Calling all Bell Ringers. We will be ringing bells at Woodmen’s in Waukesha on Friday November 25th. The Salvation Army is always gracious enough to host our meetings. It is time to give back. Please consider joining us for an hour or two on the Friday after Thanksgiving.
Regarding Chet Krause Memorial
I hope everyone is working on generously donating through the club for the Chet Krause Memorial. There is a flyer that was handed out to the members at the meeting in September. Chet Krause Memorial Flyer
October Trivia Question Answer: The First US coin to be minted with a value was the 1973 Half and large cent.
Next Meeting: Wednesday, Nov 2nd, 7:00 PM, Waukesha Salvation Army meeting
room located at 445 Madison Street, 2nd Floor.
Pot Coin: None
Door Prizes: None
Refreshments: Jim will be bringing refreshments for the November Meeting.
November Trivia Question: None
Nov 2 Auction Night
Dec 7 Christmas Party – Do you want to bring a display of your collection?
Jan 4 “Japanese Invasion money”
Feb 1 “12 Caesars”
Did you know that you get a coin for presenting at the meeting? You do. If you have a
topic but need some help presenting or need someone to talk on your behalf, we would
be happy to help.
Coin Shows: www.numismatistsofwisconsin.com/
October 30, 2022
Nicolet Coin Club Show
1963 Holmgren Way
Green Bay, WI 54304
Contact: Bob Chambers Phone:1920562979
Hours: Sun 9 -3
November 13, 2022
Milwaukee Numismatic Society
Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel
375 S. Moorland Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Contact: Chris K http://www.milwaukeenumismaticsociety.com/coinShow.shtm
Hours Sun 9-4
Here are the links and books that Chuck was able to learn from the counterfeit seminar he took at the ANA meeting in Northern Ill in August. Thanks for sharing Chuck
Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation, Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force: https://acefonline.org/
ANA Archives, Coin World, Numismatic News
Grading Service and Major Auction sites have high-resolution images of authentic coins Detecting Counterfeit Slabs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyUc347nxkA&t=147s
Book: PCGS The Official Guide to Coin Grading and Counterfeit Detection, 2nd Edition, https://www.amazon.com/dp/0375720502?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details
Pocket Guide: Bill Fivaz‘s Counterfeit Detection Guide, https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0043G8BBC?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details