Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club

TLCC is a non-profit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
Address: Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club c/o David F. Schmidt, PO Box 11192, Tacoma, WA 98411, phone 253-565-6565.
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This page provides a summary of news headlines appearing on the TLCC home page.

TLCC News Summary 2017

Happy Holidays from the TLCC!

"Hello and welcome to the Tacoma–Lakewood Coin Club. We are currently in our 60th year and would love to have you join us. We meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month – all the directions are here on the website (calendar page). We also invite you to our bi-annual Coin Club Shows at the Tacoma Elks – Fun for all – Keep on Collecting!" - Todd, TLCC President.

TLCC coin shows! Coin shows were held on March 25, 2017 and October 7, 2017. See the past coin shows page.

New Meeting Date! Beginning in May 2015, club meetings returned to the GLMHC facility (Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare, 9330 59th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA), however, the meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday instead of the 1st Tuesday of each month except July.

New Show Location! Beginning with the April 4, 2015 event, TLCC semi-annual coin shows are held at the Tacoma Elks Lodge #174, 2013 S. Cedar St., Tacoma, WA. Dave Schmidt's coin shows also take place at the same location.

See the PNNA calendar for more upcoming coin shows (including the annual PNNA conventions in Tukwila and Portland), and see "Club Information" on the homepage for regular TLCC club meetings (or below for meetings held in 2017).

TLCC Library List! (PDF file) Members may borrow materials subject to club policies.

2017 Meeting Programs:

The December 19, 2017 meeting was a special monthly meeting for the TLCC 60th Anniversary Celebration. The location was the Tacoma Armory/Broadway Center for the Arts, 715 South 11th St. The program featured a banquet with prime rib buffet dinner and guest of honor Greg Rohan from Heritage Auctions. See the TLCC Invitational Holiday Card.

The November 21, 2017 meeting featured an "enlarged auction and bourse so members could sell or buy what they wished."

The October 17, 2017 meeting featured Dr. Nick Adams, speaking about "Civil War Memorabilia," likely with an emphasis on numismatics.

The September 19, 2017 meeting featured speaker Dan Duncan from Pinnacle Rarities. Topics included "Trivia plus," "My latest finds," etc.

The August 15, 2017 meeting featured Brian Wagner, speaking about "Shield & Liberty Nickel varieties."

The June 20, 2017 meeting featured Steve Campau, owner of the Renton Coin Shop. His topic was: "eBay vs. Coin Shop - Why you should do more coin business with dealers and less on line."

The May 16, 2017 meeting featured Dave Schmidt, speaking about "Heraldic Art Medallions."

The April 18, 2017 meeting featured guest speaker and token and medal dealer Mike Patton. He spoke for about 45 minutes about "Washington tokens and medals," and had a nice display. He is very interesting and a great presenter - fun and knowledgeable!

The March 21, 2017 meeting featured C.R. Roberts, who as always gave a great presentation, this time on his world travels.

The February 21, 2017 meeting featured Dave Schmidt again; this time he talked about "what other items of interest to collect."

The January 17, 2017 meeting featured Dave Schmidt, talking about his trip to Florida for the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) annual convention.