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500th MEETING OF THE SAN JOSE COIN CLUB

SEPTEMBER 14, 1988

On September 14th, 1988, the San Jose Coin Club held its 500th meeting. Special Commemorative medals were struck in Oxidized Copper to celebrate the event. In order to receive one of the medals, a member had to not only attend the meeting, but be on time! No examples were distributed to non-members.

200 medals were struck by Masterpiece Medallions in Brilliant Copper. The medals were distributed one per member in attendance (78) plus one for the club collection. The dies were defaced and the remaining 121 pieces were destroyed.

STATISTICS:

·                                 Obverse and Reverse designs by decree of the Board of Directors

·                                 Design Compiled by Marshall M

·                                 Minted by Masterpiece Medallions

·                                 Diameter: 38.9mm

·                                 Material: Copper

·                                 Quantity Minted: 200

·                                 Quantity destroyed: 121

·                                 Quantity to survive: 79

·                                 Dies: Defaced


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