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coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

Does anyone collect them? I’m drawn to them but, then again I’ve been off the deep end in exonumia lately. ;):D
Let’s see what you have.
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  • BoosibriBoosibri Posts: 10,026 ✭✭✭✭✭

    MrE posted a shot of his collection in a previous thread on this topic.

  • 2dueces2dueces Posts: 2,777 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I think they’re fantastic.

    In remembrance of James W Brennan Sr.
    1924-1982
    Dad, Thanks for everything you did for me.
  • coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Geez, this thread fell like a stone. Maybe some can post theirs

  • CommencentsCommencents Posts: 349 ✭✭✭

    I only have my good for one "What the Eck??" token, lol

  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 19,680 ✭✭✭✭✭

    There are many, many interesting coin club medals out there. Many have very low mintages. Putting together a large collection of them would be a long term but very interesting quest. It would be true collecting.

    All glory is fleeting.
  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 9:03PM

    @coinsarefun said:
    Ron Landis created this one in gold for the club.
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    Awesome Greater Houston Coin Club medal by Ron Landis and Joe Rust!

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 9:05PM

    I have a bunch of club medals from Dan Carr / @dcarr . Here are some of my favorites.

    2015 Pacific Coast Numismatic Society - 100th Anniversary - 3 medal set

    The silver and copper medals were only available for pre-order. You could buy the silver by itself or with a silver and copper set. The copper was not available separately. The brass was only available by attending the 100th anniversary dinner.

    I feel lucky to own 2 sets of these as I love the history of the club and I really wanted a Pan Pac centennial.

    Here's a description of the medal from the club. It's great that Victor David Brenner did the original plaster. I wonder if that will ever be found?

    The club logo was designed by Zerbe and adopted in August 1919. The first rendition of the logo was excuted by Victor D. Brenner and delivered to the Society in January 1920. His plaster rendition is lost to history, but the first medallic use of the logo was on the 1940 25th anniversary medal. Only 60 examples were struck in silver and one is known in aluminum. These medals are much sought after today.

    Daniel Carr selected the design of the 1915 $50 US commemorative gold coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Society and the PPIE.

    2015 Denver Coin Club - 80th Anniversary - Overstruck on 1887 Morgan Dollar

    The Denver Coin Club allows members to bring many coins and medals to be overstruck. I like this a lot and think it would be great for more clubs to do this.

    This is one of my favorites because of the strong Morgan Dollar undertype that can be seen on both the obverse and the reverse. The obverse shows a nice undertype around the stars, the Morgan Liberty profile and the hair pattern that is imprinted in the Peace Liberty's neck. The reverse is prooflike and it's great to see the eagle under the flat field with rays.

    The following is from Dan's Mintage Records:

    At a striking ceremony, club members were allowed to over-strike an item of their choosing (between 36mm and 42mm in diameter). Over-struck items included various medals (aluminum, bronze, pewter, nickel, silver), Morgan, Peace, & Eisenhower dollars, Silver Eagle, and assemblies of a brass casino token ring with a blank copper center or 40% silver Kennedy half dollar center. One (satin finish) was over-struck on a previously-struck (rolled & sandblasted) CSCC_S1. All have satin finish, except the last 18 produced (including the bi-metallic assemblies) are proof-like. Some of the later have a rim cud at 7:00 on the coin side.

    2012 Colorado Springs Coin Club - 50th Anniversary - Antiqued Copper with Selective Gold Plating

    This is the first time I've seen Dan do selective gold plating. Are there any instances of it being done earlier than 2012?

    I believe this was struck first, then antiqued and the finally selectively gold plated.

  • coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I agree @Zoins The gold struck piece of Ron’s is awesome. I love the 2012 50th anniversary
    extremely so!. I would love to purchase one. I also like the set you have. I was following
    those when they were on eBay.


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  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 9:31PM

    @coinsarefun said:
    I love the 2012 50th anniversary extremely so!. I would love to purchase one. I also like the set you have. I was following those when they were on eBay.

    eBay is such a great place! :)

  • coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I had no idea that Ron Landis is the engraver for the Full Step Nickel Club.
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  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 9:58PM

    @coinsarefun said:
    I had no idea that Ron Landis is the engraver for the Full Step Nickel Club.

    The dies were engraved by Ron Landis and the pieces were struck by Joe Rust, both working for the Gallery Mint. You can read about them in the Gallery Mint Newsletter. I'm impressed by how much they sell for given that 1938 matte and 1938 proof were struck.

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 9:57PM

    @DCW said:

    Great Henry D. Gerdts Civil War Tokens by William Henry Bridgens! Love the Money Makes the Mare Go die.

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 10:54PM

    Here are my 2 Original Hobo Nickel Society anniversary token sets. Ron Landis did the engraving on both sets (though only reverse on the 2012 set). Both of these sets were previously owned by Don "H2O" Haley.

    2002 Original Hobo Nickel Society (OHNS) - 10th Anniversary

    Only 7 were struck in gold.

    The annual OHNS hobo tokens for 2002 were unveiled at the FUN show and this year we are issuing the tokens in silver, copper and gold. The obverse pictures George Washington "Bo" Hughes, and the reverse OHNS' Steam Locomotive. The gold specimens were struck for prepaid orders... of which there were only seven. The dies were cut by Ron Landis. These are priced at $20 for the silver, $10 for the copper, and $30 for the pair.

    2012 Original Hobo Nickel Society (OHNS) - 20th Anniversary

    Only 15 were struck in gold.

    The annual OHNS hobo tokens for 2012 were struck barely in time for the 2012 FUN convention and this year we issued the tokens in copper, silver and gold. The obverse pictures an original modern carving by Mike Cirelli and the reverse an original modern carving by Ron Landis. The gold specimens were struck for prepaid orders... of which there were only fifteen. 130 of each non-gold metal were ordered. These are priced at $20 for the silver, $15 for the copper and $27.50 for the pair.

    Dies by Sunshine Mint

  • thefinnthefinn Posts: 1,557 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @coinsarefun said:
    Does anyone collect them? I’m drawn to them but, then again I’ve been off the deep end in exonumia lately. ;):D
    Let’s see what you have.
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    I have a B&M silver piece by Frank Gasparro that has a different obverse. Nice set.

    thefinn
  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 26, 2020 11:07PM

    @thefinn said:

    @coinsarefun said:
    Does anyone collect them? I’m drawn to them but, then again I’ve been off the deep end in exonumia lately. ;):D
    Let’s see what you have.
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    I have a B&M silver piece by Frank Gasparro that has a different obverse. Nice set.

    This is a great set. I'm glad to see Stef has a bunch of these!

    Which one do you have?

    I have the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Bowers & Morena medal by Frank Gasparro. I got it because I liked the rendition of Nike on it.

    There are some pics here:

    https://trinityauctiongallery.hibid.com/lot/51794138/1984-1oz--silver-salute-to-the-olympics-coin/

  • rickoricko Posts: 77,732 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @coinsarefun...Those are very nice medals.... The only 'coin', but non-coins I collect are challenge coins....all sorts, military, police, politicians (i.e. VP, Secy of Def.).... etc....I have a four sided display case with 100+ inside....Way too many to show...Maybe will try a picture of the entire case....Cheers, RickO

  • thefinnthefinn Posts: 1,557 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Zoins said:

    @thefinn said:

    @coinsarefun said:
    Does anyone collect them? I’m drawn to them but, then again I’ve been off the deep end in exonumia lately. ;):D
    Let’s see what you have.
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    I have a B&M silver piece by Frank Gasparro that has a different obverse. Nice set.

    This is a great set. I'm glad to see Stef has a bunch of these!

    Which one do you have?

    I have the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Bowers & Morena medal by Frank Gasparro. I got it because I liked the rendition of Nike on it.

    There are some pics here:

    https://trinityauctiongallery.hibid.com/lot/51794138/1984-1oz--silver-salute-to-the-olympics-coin/

    I'll have to see if I can find it. It seems to be a Statue of Liberty type, but not like others I've seen.

    thefinn
  • mcarney1173mcarney1173 Posts: 774 ✭✭✭✭

    West Chester (Pennsylvania) Coin Club 50th Anniversary 1 oz. Silver Medal. Coin is unique as the reverse features each club member’s name and member #. Anyone here from the Philly suburbs?


  • OuthaulOuthaul Posts: 7,440 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited January 27, 2020 4:41PM

    My favorite, RARE in silver...


  • coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Outhaul i have been looking a long time for a silver one.if you ever part with it or run into another,
    please keep me in mind.

  • OuthaulOuthaul Posts: 7,440 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @coinsarefun said:
    @Outhaul i have been looking a long time for a silver one.if you ever part with it or run into another,
    please keep me in mind.

    I had been looking for several years until I found this one. If I see another, I'll snap it up and let you know.

    Cheers

    Bob

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  • 291fifth291fifth Posts: 19,680 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Just trying to assemble a complete collection of Patrick Mint coin dealer medals would be quite a task. There are probably well over 1000 of those alone!

    All glory is fleeting.
  • SonorandesertratSonorandesertrat Posts: 5,516 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Struck in copper (27 mm), ca. 1861, by Boston die sinker and medalist Joseph Merriam. One of 54 ordered by prominent Conn. numismatist Alfred Robinson

    Member: EAC, NBS, C4, CWTS, ANA

    RMR: 'Wer, wenn ich schriee, hörte mich denn aus der Engel Ordnungen?'

    CJ: 'No one!' [Ain't no angels in the coin biz]
  • SonorandesertratSonorandesertrat Posts: 5,516 ✭✭✭✭✭

    41 mm, copper
    Philadelphia merchant Joseph Sansom commissioned the U. S. Mint to produce a series of 4 medals, termed the 'Medallic History of the American Revolution.' The 'Washington Presidency Relinquished' medal below was produced in 1806, from dies by John Reich.

    Member: EAC, NBS, C4, CWTS, ANA

    RMR: 'Wer, wenn ich schriee, hörte mich denn aus der Engel Ordnungen?'

    CJ: 'No one!' [Ain't no angels in the coin biz]
  • calgolddivercalgolddiver Posts: 860 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have a pair of CWT's

    one of my cal registries

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    one of my cal registries

    successful BST with Realgator, Yorkshireman, BigAl, Elmerfusterpuck, TomB, Minuteman810430, DCW(5X), Mach1ne, Nankraut, SurfinxHI, Silverpop, Modcrewman, and CommemKing

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  • coinsarefuncoinsarefun Posts: 18,638 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I can't find @zoins thread on CSNA , California numismatic medals so I gave up and thought to post this one here.
    I haven't seen this one before but, prolly doesn't mean much as far as rainy goes....lol
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  • AlanSkiAlanSki Posts: 541 ✭✭✭✭

    @coinsarefun said:
    I agree @Zoins The gold struck piece of Ron’s is awesome. I love the 2012 50th anniversary
    extremely so!. I would love to purchase one. I also like the set you have. I was following
    those when they were on eBay.


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    That CSNA one is superb! I have one with dark blue toning one one side and another beginning to tone on the other side.

    USAF-Retired.
    Veteran's Affairs Employee

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 16, 2020 7:56AM

    @coinsarefun said:
    I can't find @zoins thread on CSNA , California numismatic medals so I gave up and thought to post this one here.
    I haven't seen this one before but, prolly doesn't mean much as far as rainy goes....lol

    The thread I posted recently was for the PCNS based in San Francisco, so close to the CSNA but different. That's a nice medal. The initials(?) under Washington's hair looks really interesting. I wonder who designed it.

    I'm not sure if you use tags, but there is a "Coin Club" tag which makes ti easy for me to find threads.

    https://forums.collectors.com/discussions/tagged/coin-club

    1990 PCNS 75th Anniversary Medal - Silver

    Here's the my PCNS medal I posted recently. I love the fact that the PCNS is based in San Francisco and related to the Panama Pacific International Exposition, along with the golden sunset color over the sun and sea on this. It looks really nice in hand.

    There were just 100 struck of these by Masterpiece Medallions of Claremont, California. I can't find a website for them but there is an address and phone number here: Masterpiece Medallions of Claremont, California, (909) 626-3393.

    That's low but much higher than my PCNS 100th anniversary slugs Dan @dcarr struck I posted above.

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  • seduloussedulous Posts: 1,352 ✭✭✭✭

    My favorite of the ANA Convention medals is the Aug. 1977 Atlanta, GA due to the Dahlonega Mint building on the reverse. Mine is #158. Does anyone know the maximum number issued? Does anyone have this type of set for this or other years? Thanks in advance for the help.

    • Tim

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  • seduloussedulous Posts: 1,352 ✭✭✭✭

    How about the Illinois Numismatic Association? Back in the day they issued these rounds for the 25th anniversary:



    It is now more of a Chicago-based club.

    A Barber Quartet is made up of Nickels, Dimes, Quarters, and Halves.

  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @sedulous said:
    My favorite of the ANA Convention medals is the Aug. 1977 Atlanta, GA due to the Dahlonega Mint building on the reverse. Mine is #158. Does anyone know the maximum number issued? Does anyone have this type of set for this or other years? Thanks in advance for the help.


    • Tim

    Thanks for mentioning that Tim!

    I've seen the obverse many times but never stopped to think about the reverse!

  • seduloussedulous Posts: 1,352 ✭✭✭✭

    They also stamped these elongated issues for ILNA:


    A Barber Quartet is made up of Nickels, Dimes, Quarters, and Halves.

  • WillieBoyd2WillieBoyd2 Posts: 4,184 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Peninsula Coin Club, Palo Alto, California:

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    Peninsula Coin Club medal Barbie Hall of Fame

    Obverse:
    Barbie Doll head facing
    BARBIE HALL OF FAME
    PALO ALTO 1984-1996 CALIFORNIA

    Reverse:
    Octagon with eagle
    OVER 35 YEARS ON THE SAN FRANCISCO PENINSULA
    PENINSULA COIN CLUB CALIFORNIA
    ORG. 1954

    The Barbie Hall of Fame museum of Palo Alto closed in 1999.

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  • ZoidMeisterZoidMeister Posts: 250 ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 16, 2020 8:13AM

    Question @Zoins ,@baddogss , @Bullsitter , does the KOTCT qualify as a "coin club?"

    Busy chasing Carr's . . . . . woof!

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  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @WillieBoyd2 said:
    Peninsula Coin Club medal Barbie Hall of Fame
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    The Barbie Hall of Fame museum of Palo Alto closed in 1999.

    I wonder if the owners were coin collectors and members of the Peninsula Coin Club.

    Contact info for the club is available here. Their meetings are at the J.L.S. School, Classroom 140 in Palo Alto. I wonder if they have a good YN program there.

    https://www.smc-connect.org/locations/peninsula-coin-club

  • ZoidMeisterZoidMeister Posts: 250 ✭✭✭✭
    edited October 16, 2020 2:30PM

    However, I have taken a liking to a few club medals / tokens that I have run across. Here are a couple I have acquired thus far, and I have a few more coming in.

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    Glendale California Coin Club - 2019 Medals

    Colorado Springs Coin Club - 2012 Medals

    Brass Satin

    Brass Proof

    Copper Satin

    Copper Proof

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  • ZoinsZoins Posts: 23,830 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited October 16, 2020 8:27AM

    @ZoidMeister said:
    Question @Zoins ,@baddogss , @Bullsitter , does the KOTCT qualify as a "coin club?"

    Of course it does!

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