January, 2001
Year 8, Issue 1

Award Winning Newsletter
Meeting 7:30pm, Wednesday, January 3
Talk and trading 7:00-7:30pm
VFW, 1601 Weld Road, Elgin, IL
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January Meeting

Come and see.

January Prizes

December Minutes

ECC Meeting 516 - December 6, 2000
Opened:  8:15     Beginning ballance:  $1118.00
Closed:  8:56     Income:  $    50.00
Members:  24     Expenses:  $  862.50
YNs:  5     Ending ballance:  $  305.90
Guests:  2        

President Doug Nelson called the meeting to order at 8:15 after the Christmas dinner.

Secretary's Report

As printed in December's newsletter and was accepted.

Treasurer's Report

Balance: $305.90

The Treasurer report was accepted.

Old Business

This was the last month of the contest to complete a Washington quarter set; Steve's family accomplished this feat and received a certified 1879-S Morgan Dollar.

New Business

The Bob Hackherst family donated a complete set of Rovelstad medals to the Elgin museum on Park Avenue in Elgin. There was also an article in the Numismatic News on the Elgin coin and Rovelstad Statue.

Doug was reelected President, Steve was elected Secretary and Don & Jim were elected co-chairmen for the annual club show.


After the dinner, we had our customary raffle drawing and everyone received a door prize courtesy of the club. The raffle winners were Doug, Dennis, Al (2) & Steve.

Member: None

YN: None

The meeting closed around 8:56 P.M.

Submitted by Frank S., Temporary Secretary.

Board Meeting

None, due to the Holiday. No information was forwarded to me as to the raffle and membership prizes. No information was forwarded to me as to the theme of the meeting.

Show and Tell

None, due to the dinner.

Newsletter Trivia Quiz

  1. What do members of the IOWMC specialize in?
  2. What legend is pierced by the sun's rays on the Lincoln-Illinois Centennial commemorative half?
  3. How many silver-alloy, circulating coins of the U.S. have borne the 'P' Mintmark?
  4. How long did Italian medallist Pistrucci work to complete the famous Waterloo medal?
  5. Gold eagles and half eagles were first struck for circulation in what year?

Newsletter Trivia Quiz Answers

  1. Wooden money.
  3. Just one (the Wartime Jefferson 5-cent coin).
  4. 33 years
  5. 1795.

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