November 2000
Year 7, Issue 11

Award Winning Newsletter
Meeting 7:30pm, Wednesday, November 1
Talk and trading 7:00-7:30pm
VFW, 1601 Weld Road, Elgin, IL
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November Meeting

White Elephant Sale.

Bring in stuff to raffle to benefit the club.

Also, bring in any new Show and Tell.

November Prizes

October Minutes

ECC Meeting 514 - October 4, 2000

President Doug Nelson called the meeting to order at 7:35.

Secretary's Report

As printed in October's newsletter and was accepted.

Treasurer's Report

Balance: $284.80

The Treasurer report was accepted.

Old Business

There was none.

New Business

Donations for the Rovelstad bronze statue is now within $2,000 needed to build the statue.


After the quiz, we had our customary raffle and membership drawings. The raffle winners were Bruce (3), Bob W., Larry, and Marty K.

Member winner: Clayton

YN winner: Alissa

The meeting closed around 8:33 P.M.

Submitted by Frank S., Temporary Secretary.

Board Meeting

Doug, Jim, and Don got together at Don's Wednesday night Oct 18 at 7 PM for the monthly board meeting of the Elgin Coin Club. Among other things, we discussed and decided on the following items.

We agreed to the following prizes for November as listed on page 1.

Make sure to bring all unsold raffle tickets and monies to the club.

In the absence of a secretary, dictated to me via telephone to me by Doug Nelson.

Show and Tell

None due to the auction.

Newsletter Trivia Quiz

  1. The Sommer Islands (Bermuda) Colonial coinage depicts what animal?
  2. Flickers, clacks, sunflowers, white horses and chinkytim are slang for what exonumia items?
  3. William H. Seward appears on what U.S. paper money?
  4. A 1949-D/S Jefferson 5-cent coin exhibits what kind of error?
  5. Who was the ninth U.S. Mint Director?

Last Month's Coin Quiz

By Jim Davis

  1. On the New Jersey Quarter. How many people are in the boat?
  2. Who is the woman who portrayed Sacagawea on the new dollar coin?
  3. On the Virginia Quarter. What is the name of any of the 3 ships?
  4. On the reverse of the South Carolina Quarter. What does the star represent?
  5. The Minuteman Statue on the Massachusetts's Quarter also appears on with 50 cent commemorative?
  6. What are the two obverse/reverse combinations of the recently discovered mules?
  7. What are the official face values of the following bullion coins? 1 oz. Silver Eagle, 1/10 oz. Gold Eagle, 1/4 oz. Gold Eagle, 1/2 oz. Gold Eagle, 1 oz. Gold Eagle, 1/10 oz Platinum Eagle, 1/4 oz. Platinum Eagle, 1/2 oz. Platinum Eagle, 1 oz. Platinum Eagle and 1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf.
  8. The Library of Congress Bi-metallic Commemorative mostly consists of what two metals?
  9. What are the three words written on the ribbon on the reverse of the Georgia quarter?
  10. What current U.S. coin has been struck with four different mintmarks?

Newsletter Trivia Quiz Answers

  1. A hog.
  2. Company store scrip.
  3. The Series 1891 $50 Treasury Note.
  4. Over-Mint mark.
  5. James Ross Snowden.

(Quiz questions)

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