May, 2001
Year 8, Issue 5

Award Winning Newsletter
Meeting 7:30pm, Wednesday, May 2
Talk and trading 7:00-7:30pm
VFW, 1601 Weld Road, Elgin, IL
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May Program

White Elephant Sale - Please bring something you no longer want and know that at least two other members are likely to bid on wildly to possess.

May Prizes

April Minutes

ECC Meeting 520 - April 4, 2001
Opened:  7:44     Beginning balance:  $516.05
Closed:  8:29     Income:  $  63.00
Members:  15     Expenses:  $  88.00
YNs:  1     Ending balance:  $491.05
Guests:  0        

President Doug Nelson called the meeting to order at 7:44.

Secretary's Report

As printed in April's newsletter and was accepted.

Treasurer's Report

Balance: $491.05
The Treasurer report was accepted.

Old Business

Al asked that the next Member auction be started by 8:00 p.m.

New Business



At 8:15 we took a break to sell raffle tickets. The raffle winners were Marty, Bruce, Doug, Dan (2), Don and Tom.

Member: Clayton

YN: None

The meeting closed around 8:29 P.M.

Important: A 1997 Silver Eagle was accidentally picked up and needs to be returned, so the auction winner can have his coin.

Submitted by Frank S. (Temporary Secretary).

Board Meeting

As always, Don, Doug, Jim D. and I met at Don's, this time April 18, for the ECC board meeting. Among other things, we talked about the following.

We read a letter from the ANA that indicated that we had somehow forgotten to pay our due for last year. Don searched the checkbook and found that to be true. So we wrote a check and sent it off to reinstate the club in the ANA.

We decided that the May program would be the White Elephant Sale.

Don received a check for Lorraine's 2001 dues.

Submitted by Mike M.

Newsletter Trivia Quiz

  1. What Mint struck the only 1922 Lincoln Cents?
  2. Whose design is used on the reverse of the Barber dime?
  3. A coin bearing a CC Mint mark was struck at what U.S. Mint?
  4. Who are depicted on the Huguenot-Walloon Tercentenary commemorative half-dollar?
  5. What circulation-issue 1973 coins bear the 'S' mintmark?

Show and Tell

Jim D.brought in an 1874 3-pence, a 1909 VBD and a proof coin he found in change.

Marty K. brought in his 2-cent piece collection, V nickel collection and a 6 piece Statue of Liberty Set in a cherry wood case.

Al M. brought in an 1844 and an 1860 penny.

Mike M. brought in a 222-212 BC Egypt coin, a Bronze with gold inlay Ethiopian coin, a widow's mite.

Newsletter Trivia Answers

  1. Denver.
  2. James B. Longacre's (from the reverse of Seated Liberty dime).
  3. Carson City Mint (Nevada).
  4. Admiral Coligny and William the Silent.
  5. Lincoln cent.

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