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Volume 28, Number 8


August 2015


August Membership Meeting

Tuesday August 4, 2015

Central Lutheran Church, 15th & Cordova

7:00 PM


Membership Meeting August 4th at 7:00 PM

  • Our August 4th meeting will be a Potluck event. Members are asked to bring a potluck main dish, side, or dessert.

  • Larry Nakata will be giving a presentation on The U.S. Half Dollar

  • The Raffle Coin will be a 1878-S U.S. Morgan Dollar, consensus graded by the Board as MS63

  • And our Coin Auction

The Presidents Column

Our Annual Summer picnic was a big success! We had 37 donation items/lots from Bud, Greg Allen, John, Dennis, Loren, Carl, Jim, Bill, and Debbie, netting $843 which goes to the club!

We had a great turn out, and the weather was beautiful!

Thank you to all the members that helped coordinate, set up, clean up, cook, donate auction items, and participate in the auction!

Allen Nichols / President - (907) 357-2414

Recap of the July 15th
Anchorage Coin Club Board Meeting

Board meeting called to order at 6:30 PM by Secretary Larry Nakata. Club President Allen Nichols and Club Vice President Stewart Smith were not able to attend.

Meeting held at Sushi Yako Japanese Restaurant located near the University Center.

First Order of Business: The Board of the Anchorage Coin Club wants to give their condolences to Anchorage Coin Club member Bill Fivaz and his wife (Marilyn) upon the death of their son. Our prayers are with you.

Saturday, July 25th Anchorage Coin Club Picnic/ Membership meeting. Details were discussed to make sure everything is in readiness for the event:

No Old Business to discuss.

New Business: Only one item. Details for August 4th (Tuesday) Membership Meeting:

Next Anchorage Coin Club newsletter should go out shortly after the Summer Picnic Event on July 25th.

As there was no further business to discuss, meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM

Larry Nakata/Secretary

Highlights from our Annual Summer Picnic:

Folks started setting up at around 10:45 am and the picnic started at noon and ended at 2:30. Bud Billon and Dan Barnhart manned the grill, cooking up hamburgers, hotdogs, and Larry's famous marinated teriyaki beef.

Grill Master Bud

Grill Master Bud

Folks lining up to get Dan's autograph, or maybe they wanted a hamburger or hotdog or something like that (ha, ha)

hamburger or hotdog

The raffle took place at 12:45. Congratulations to Andrew Beveridge as he was the winner of the 1915 P $2 1/2 Gold Coin!

Andrew is very happy! Andrew has the yellow shirt.

Andrew is very happy

Stewart Smith won the 1876 half dollar, Gene Pool won the 88 Canada Proofs, and David Wilson won the 1988 Canada proof set.

Following the raffle was the donation auction. Members donated 37 lots and $843 was realized from the auction, all of which goes to the club!

Carl auctioning the coins while Allen keeps track of the winning bids

Carl auctioning the coins

Folks previewing the auction lots

Folks previewing the auction lots

Loren and Dennis

Loren and Dennis

Folks enjoying the food (Ann Brown in pink)

Folks enjoying the food

Debbie of Debbie's Old Coins with other members

Debbie of Debbie's Old Coins

John and Dennis

John and Dennis

Paying attention to the auction (mostly)

Paying attention to the auction

Enjoying the meal

Enjoying the meal

The club picnic mascot and cleaner upper of wayward potato chips

picnic mascot

I will be posting these and other pictures from our summer picnic on the Club's Face Book page. -Dan



August 4th RAFFLE

Tickets $5 each, 5 tickets for $20, or 11 tickets for $40.

Purchase and Drawing at the August 4th meeting.

1878-S U.S. Morgan Dollar Consensus graded by the Board as MS63





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