Student presents program on Gobrecht’s works | Silver Coins

Student presents program on Gobrecht’s works

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clubs0910Taylor A. Webb, 13, higher college freshman, presented his personal prepared and researched Energy Point system, “Gobrecht and His Works” at the Aug. 7 meeting of the Vallejo (California) Coin Club.

Taylor, not old adequate even for a driving learner’s permit in California, had his grandfather drive him the 100-mile roundtrip to present his program.

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“Wow! For a kid, Taylor did really nicely. Well done and surely showed preparation and research,” commented Edwin T. Hoffmark, Jr., Vallejo Coin Club’s president.

This presentation was a practice, for Taylor will be the fifth presenter at the California State Numismatic Association (CSNA) 14th Northern California Educational Symposium on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Vallejo (California) Naval and Historical Museum.

“Taylor has been invited to share his increasing numismatics understanding. If organized numismatics supports ‘youth numismatics,’ then why not at this statewide educational occasion? Taylor’s program at the Vallejo meeting was a preliminary to the enhanced presentation on Sept. 28,” remarked Michael S. Turrini, CSNA president and symposium coordinator.

There have been two presenters at the Aug .three Vallejo meeting. Gene Berry shared his enthusiasm for the Carson City Mint and its popular Coin Press No. 1, talking about his go to to the fabled Carson City Mint and his expanding Carson City coin collection.

The Vallejo Coin Club, which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014, meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the principal Area A of the Florence Douglas Senior Center in Vallejo.

Data about the Vallejo Coin Club might be found at www.solanocoinclub.com, with telephone inquiries at 707-246-6327.

Updates for the Sept. 28 Educational Symposium are posted on each www.solanocoinclub.com and www.calcoin.org.

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