One of our Members shared these 2 Videos to enlighten us on just how much the Coin Minting Process has changed in the last few generations. The first video is from 1940 and gives an historical reference of coin making in the USA from its’ inception. The second video is from 2015 and shows the same Mint and the process of making Quarters today. You may be surprised at the difference!
*Videos are not owned or managed by Bel Mar Coin Club. Copyrights and Credits are on YouTube and on each Video.*
Minting Coins at the Philadelphia Mint: “How They Make Money” circa 1940
On October 17, 2016 at the Regular Bel Mar Coin Club Meeting in Aberdeen, Maryland, the Club will celebrate 49 years in existence and kick off a year of celebration as we anticipate a BIG 50th Anniversary Bash in October 2017!
The Officers of the Club have been working hard the last few months going over archive materials from the years gone by, and one of the things we expect to roll out during our 50th year will be a collection of some of the best memories of the Club’s History.
Our VP ordered and received souvenir Mugs for the Coin Club and they are available now at our regular meetings for the cost of the mug. (around $5)
Stay tuned for lots of updates over the coming year, as we will be sharing stories about our History and about our plans for the Future! The Club has been experiencing consistent growth over the last several months with guests and new members at almost every meeting.
If you collect coins, or just want to know more about the Hobby, come on out to a Meeting. Details and contact information can be found on the “About Us” Page.
AND – each Month we put a copy of the Auction Sheet on that Page too.