Westchester County Coin Club
The Westchester County Coin Club was Founded on April 15, 1934 and made famous in 1938 for its sponsorship of the New Rochelle Half Dollar!
Please feel free to learn more about the WCCC by attending one of our monthly meetings held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in the Meeting Room of the Eastchester Public Library 11 Oakridge Place in Eastchester, NY
Bronx River Parkway - Take Leewood Exit. Go straight. At top of hill make a left. At next traffic light (White Plains Road - rt 22) turn right. Library is on the left directly across from the Odyssey Diner.
Hutchinson River Parkway North - North Avenue exit #17. Make left at light on to North Avenue. Make left at first traffic light onto Mill Road. Turn right on Oakridge Place. Library is on the left hand side. Turn left, then right into the parking lot.
Hutchinson River Parkway South - Take Mill Road exit #18W. Follow Mill Road. Follow above directions.
Route 22 White Plains Road - We are located between Concordia College and Lord & Taylor's shopping center. Travel North past Concordia. The library is one block north of Mill Road.
Traveling South on Rt. 22 - Pass Lord & Taylor's. The library is approx. 1/2 mile south of the store.
FORMAT OF THE MEETINGS!
A "Trading Table" is set up between 6:30pm - 7:00pm - Don't miss some great bargains!
WCCC meeting "officially" starts 7:00 pm! We "officially" end at 9:00 pm!
Each meeting starts off with a fantastic Guest Speaker (about 15 - 30 Minutes with Q & A)!
Reports & News!
We break for Decaf Coffee with light snacks! (Suggested Donation $2 - PLEASE)
A selection of the "Topics of the Evening" follow!
FUN FOLLOWS: Raffles, Several One Lot Auctions... and many additional interesting surprises at each and every meeting,...
If you are a long time collector or just starting out....
Dont be shy, Stop bye, Newbies To Coin Collecting Welcome!
2014 Please Note We are Updating this year so please keep checking back daily!
January Meeting - Wed 1/15/2014 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Radio Bob - Speaks on the subjet of Antique Radios
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/19/14 Guest Speaker Greg Reynolds spoke about Strawberry Leaf Large Cents
Topics of the Evening
March Meeting - Wed 3/19/14
Topics of the Evening:
April Meeting - Wed - 4/17/13 - Topics of the Evening included:
May - Thursday - 2014 - 78th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Please Join Us...
May Meeting - Wed 5/21/14 Topics of the evening are
1. Morgan & Peace Dollars
June Meeting - Wed 6/18/14 - The winner of Ernie Bain award to speak! Our speaker will be, Timothy Jones, the winner of the John P. Jensen Numismatic Award will be our speaker of the evening this month. He will speak on American Negro Commemorative Society Medals (ANCS).
Topics of the Evening:
July Meeting - Wed 7/16/14 -
August Meeting - Wed 8/20/14 -
September Meeting - Wed 9/17/14 -
October Meeting - Wed 10/15/14
November Meeting - Wed 11/19/14
December Meeting - Wed - 12/1714 Holiday Party
2013 Please Note We are Updating this year so please keep checking back daily!
January Meeting - Wed 1/16/2013 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Jonathan Lerner - Speaks on the subjet of
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/20/13 Guest Speaker -
March Meeting - Wed 3/20/13
April Meeting - Wed - 4/17/13 - Topics of the evening to bring are: 1. Founding of the United Nations (4/25/1945) Coins & Paper Currency of the UN 2. Initiation of Pope Francis I - Coins, Paper Money & Medals of Argentina 3. Emergency Coins made from Zinc 4. Coins with four-legged creatures
May 2nd - Thursday - 2013 - 77th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Please Join Us...
May Meeting - Wed 5/15/13 Topics of the evening are: Police Officers, Memorial Day - May 15, Coins of Russia , VE Day - May 8, 1945, Emergency coins made of Iron, Memorial Day - May 27 (all wars), Member birthdays in May, and Coins with two-legged creatures.
June Meeting - Wed 6/19/13 - The winner of Ernie Bain award to speak! Our speaker will be, Joseph Trezza who won the Ernest H. Bain Numismatic Award at our 79th Annual Banquet on May 2, 2013. Joe will give a talk on “Standing Liberty Quarters 1916 - 1930.”
July Meeting - Wed 7/17/13 - Membership to discuss changing our meeting location.
August Meeting - Wed 8/21/13 - Welcome to our new meeting location and returning from the ANA Worlds Fair of Money held in Chicago -- Hear stories of the coin conventions from the members who where there, and get free goodies that we brought back from the show.
September Meeting - Wed 9/18/13 - Guest Speaker -TBA
October Meeting - Wed 10/16/13 Movie Night - (We even have the popcorn)
November Meeting - Wed 11/20/13 Guest Speaker - TBA
December Meeting - Wed - 12/18/13 Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/18/2012 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Jonathan Lerner - Speaks on the subjet of
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/15/12 Guest Speaker - David Alexander.
March Meeting - Wed 3/21/12 Farewell Party St. Pius School Scarsdale, leaving after 10+ years of meetings here.
April Meeting - Wed - 4/18/12 - Welcome to our New Meeting Location.
May 3rd - Thursday - 2012 - 77th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker Mr. David Alexander, author, numismatic researcher Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Please Join Us...
May Meeting - Wed 5/16/12 "Secret" Guest Speaker, talking about counterfeit coins with examples and more!
June Meeting - Wed 6/20/12 - Lou, winner of Ernie Bain award to speak!
July Meeting - Wed 7/18/12 - Assorted topics
August Meeting - Wed 8/15/12 - Return from the ANA Worlds Fair of Money -- Here stories of the coin conventions from the members who where there, and get free goodies that we brought back from the show.
September Meeting - Wed 9/19/12 - Guest Speaker - Mr. John D'Alois SOA executive director will talk about the history behind the New York State Naval Militia Armory located in New Rochelle NY and what the future plans will be for this historic faciltiy.
October Meeting - Wed 10/17/12 Movie Night - (We even have the popcorn)
November Meeting - Wed 11/2112
December Meeting - Wed - 12/19/12 Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/19/2011 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Jonathan Lerner - Speaks on the RCM - Royal Candian Mint
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/16/11 Guest Speaker - Grading Night, we will have a special mix of PCGS coins that you can try to grade like the experts.
March Meeting - Wed 3/16/11 Guest Speaker - Bob Drapper, special talk about a certain ship that sunk!
April Meeting - Wed - 4/20/11 - Lawrence Brown, speaks about Modern Coin Myths!
May 5th- Thursday - 2011 - 76th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker Mr. Bob Buchanan, author of "My Old Toy Box" Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Please Join Us...
May Meeting - Wed 5/18/11 Winner of the 2009 Ernie Bain award, will be our guest speaker ???
June Meeting - Wed 6/15/11 -
July Meeting - Wed 7/20/11 -
August Meeting - Wed 8/17/11 - Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
September Meeting - Wed 9/21/11 -
October Meeting - Wed 10/19/11 Guest Speaker -
November Meeting - Wed 11/16/11
December Meeting - Wed - 12/21/11 Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/20/2010 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Jonathan Lerner - Speaks on a special So Called Dollar
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/17/10 Guest Speaker - Susan Hack-Lane - President of the Taconic PostCard Club offers insight into history thru Postcards!
March Meeting - Wed 3/17/10 Topics include St. Pattys Day, Anything Green, and Mardi Gras Tokens!
April Meeting - Wed - 4/21/10 - Topics Including... Coins with Kids, Brazil and Red Books are Available $10
May 6th- Thursday - 2010 - 76th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker, Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Please Join Us...
May Meeting - Wed 5/19/10 - Coin Trivia Night! Prizes and More
June Meeting - Wed 6/16/10 - Winner of the 2009 Ernie Bain award, Pete Acampora will be our guest speaker - and talk about Die Varieties and Mint Errors
July Meeting - Wed 7/21/10 -
August Meeting - Wed 8/18/10 - Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
September Meeting - Wed 9/15/10 - Gordon Frost a update on the 1933 Saint Gold Coin
October Meeting - Wed 10/20/10 Guest Speaker - William Reynolds - Presidential Historian, will present 'Stop the Presses: The President is in Love,' about the three incumbent presidents who married while in office (one a bachelor, two widowers)
November Meeting - Wed 11/17/10
December Meeting - Wed - 12/15/10 Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/21/2009 By tradition - The President of WCCC - will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year -
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/18/09 Guest Speaker -
March Meeting - Wed 3/18/09 Guest Speaker - William Robins, Topic Coins of the French Revolution
April Meeting - Wed - 4/15/09 - Lora Robins, Topic Daniel Carr & the Moonlight Mint
May - Thursday - 2009 - 75th Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker, Cocktails Begin at 7pm. Special Release of the WCCC 75th Anniversary Medal
May Meeting - Wed 5/20/09 Winner of the 2009 Ernie Bain award, will be our guest speaker
June Meeting - Wed 6/17/09 - Maurice Rosen special guest speaking on "How to survive the recession!"
July Meeting - Wed 7/15/2009
August Meeting - Wed 8/19/09 - Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
September Meeting - Wed 9/16/09 -
October Meeting - Wed 10/21/09 Guest Speaker - TBA
November Meeting - Wed 11/18/09
December Meeting - Wed - 12/16/09 Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/16/2008 By tradition - The President of WCCC - Jonathan Lerner, will be the guest first guest speaker of the new year - Topic 1943 Copper Penny , 1944 Steel Cent, and the strange tale of a Mr. Charles Samuel Reis Jr.
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/20/08 Guest Speaker - Otto Vondrak Railroad enthusiast and contributor to the book "Forgotten Railroads through Westchester County" - Topic The New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad Company
March Meeting - Wed 3/19/08 Guest Speaker - President of Garden State Numismatic Association - Mr. Spencer Peck , Topic - Saga of the New Jersey Quarter
April Meeting - Wed - 4/16/08 Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
May - Thursday - 5/1/2008 Annual Banquet... . Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring a special guest speaker, Rich Schemmer - Error Coin Expert! Cocktails Begin at 7pm.
May Meeting - Wed 5/12/08 Winner of the 2008 Ernie Bain award, Most likely will be our guest speaker
June Meeting - Wed 6/18/08 - Jack Mattus talks about civil war tokens, show and tell topics include Jersey Coins (the country - not the state LOL) and more!
July Meeting - Wed 7/16/08 - Club Treasurer Pete gives a presentation "Found in Rolls" join us and learn what goodies might just be found searching!
August Meeting - Wed 8/20/08 - Mixed Bag of assorted summer topics
September Meeting - Wed 9/17/08 - Jim Grimm, stops bye to speak
October Meeting - Wed 10/15/08 Guest Speaker - Gordon Frost, update on current lawsuit surounding 1933 Double Eagle
November Meeting - Wed 11/16/08 Guest Speaker JJ Van Grover, VP of the American Israel Numismatic Association - Topic Israel's Coinage, past and present.
December Meeting - Wed - 12/17/08 Holiday Party
January Meeting 1/17/07 - President Jonathan Lerner - Learn about the secret "coin" minted at the Philadelphia Mint that was used to purchase oil. Including some Saudi Arabia brief history ranging from King Abd al-Azis Al Saud to Socal's Lloyd Hamilton!
February Meeting 2/21/07 - Larry Schuffman - Creator of www.CurrencySuperstore.com - Enlighting us all about LIBERTY BONDS those special type of war bond that were sold in the United States!
March Meeting 3/21/2007 - William Robbins - Presenting "The Lovelock Collection", a hoard of gold coins discovered in Lovelock, NV in 1975. The coins date from 1874-1910 and give a priceless glimpse into what was circulating in Nevada in the early 1900's.
April Meeting 4/18/07 - Back by popular demand, one of the best coin club speakers in New York, Jim Grimm. Jim is currently writing a new book on Long Island Tokens and will be speaking about this written work and will also talk about Military Currency and NCO Tokens (which is the non-commissioned officer's club tokens)
May Banquet 5/3/07 - Held at "The Riverview", always a popular night and featuring our special guest speaker, Dr. Michael Fey, Governor ANA, Michael is probably best known for his Silver Dollar variety books and related articles! The Riverview is set upon a cliff overlooking the Hudson River, with breathaking views of the Palisades.
May Meeting 5/16/07 - Bob Materson aka "Radio Bob" tells us all we wanted to know but were afraid to ask on vintage collectible radios! These are antique radio that were made during the 1930's through the 1950's and contain vacuum tubes!
June Meeting 6/20/07 - Platinum Auction Night - 50-100 Great Lots offered No Reserve! If you would like to receive a catalog or place a lot in auction, just contact us!
July Meeting 7/18/07 Joe, Winner of the 2006 Ernie Bain award presents a talk on Wood Hibernia coinage.
August Meeting 8/15/07 - Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
September Meeting 9/19/07 Visit From The ANA Money Musuem Traveling Exhibit - Topic TBA
October Meeting 10/17/07 - Trivia Question Contest
November Meeting 11/21/07
December Meeting 12/19/07 - Holiday Party
January Meeting 1/18/2006 William Robbins - History and significance of Clark, Gruber & Co. during the Colorado gold rush.
February Meeting 2/15/06 Jim Thompson - Jim will bring 100 pieces from his George Washington collection and discuss how the collecting of “Washingtonia” includes colonials,
March Meeting 3/15/06 President Jonathan Lerner - Presents "Aloha - The Truth about the Sovereign Kingdom of Hawaii"
April Meeting 4/19/06 Gordon Frost - Gordon presents all the ins and outs of the famous 1933 Saint-Gaudens U.S. $20 gold piece including information on the July 30 auction in New York when the 1 coin was sold for a record $7.6 million
May Banquet 5/4/06 - Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring our guest speaker, Laura Sperber from Legend Numismatics. One of Americas premier rare coin dealers!
May Meeting 5/17/06 - Donald Blau, Winner of the 2005 Ernie Bain award, is the guest speaker and tells about certification, restoration, and conservation of coins. The evening topics include Cinco de Mayo - coins of Mexico and coins with horses to honor the KY derby!
June Meeting 6/21/06 - Blake Bell, Black is the Town Historian of Pelham, NY. and author of "Thomas Pell and the Legend of the Pell Treaty Oak", a book published in 2004 by iUniverse. His presentation will be the New Rochelle Commemorative Half Dollar and the Fatt Calfe Ceremony.
July Meeting 7/19/06 - Visit From The ANA Money Musuem Exhibit ... Coins of the Olympic Games This exhibit surveys the history of the Olympic Games from their ancient origins to the modern day through coins and medals.
August Meeting 8/16/06 - Katie Hite, Director Westchester County Historical Society Presentation entitled "From Wigwams to Corporate Headquarters - 400 years of Westchester County"
September Meeting 9/20/06
SPECIAL EVENT SUN 10/15/06 WCCC 3rd Annual Coin Show - 9am-3pm Armonk Wellesley Inn ... For Table Information Please Contact Jon 914-722-3606 For Directions or Hotel Reservation Please call Wellesley Inn direct at 914-273-9090.
October Meeting 10/18/06
November Meeting 11/15/06
December Meeting 12/20/06 - Holiday Party
January Meeting - Wed 1/19 President WCCC Will Be The Guest Speaker Topic Of His Choice!
Feb Meeting - Wed 2/16
March Meeting - Movie Night - (we even have the popcorn)
March 12 Thursday - Banquet... Held at the Riverview, always a popular night and featuring our guest speaker, Anthony J. Swiatek, owner of Swiatek-Minerva Coins and Past President of the American Numismatic Association (1997-1999)
April Meeting - Wed 4/20
May Meeting - Wed 5/18
June Meeting - Wed 6/15 Guest Speaker - Gordon Frost - Topic Counterfeits
July Meeting - Wed 7/20
August Meeting - Wed 8/17 Guest Speaker - Richard Krasilovsky President Empire Safe Company - Topic Everything you want to know about home safes!
September Meeting - Wed 9/21 - Jim Grimm -Guest Speaker - Topic Telephone Tokens and Currency of the Philippines
October Meeting - Wed 10/19 - Annual Coin Show - Dealers Please Contact Jon Lerner For Table Information!
November Meeting - Wed 11/16 - Guest Speaker - Mr. Sam Foose - Consignment Director - Heritage Galleries - Special Apperance From Texas - Topic - "What Are All Those People Doing Up There?"; The Dynamics of a Heritage Live Auction.
December Meeting - Wed 12/21 - Holiday Party