GREATER HOUSTON COIN CLUB, INC.
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3rd Thursday Meetings
The GHCC will meet monthly at a the new regular meeting space:
Harris County Community College, Eagle Room
1010 West Sam Houston Parkway (Beltway 8 & I-10)
Houston, Texas 77043
Doors open at 5:45pm, meeting starts around 6:30pm Note
GHCC wooden tokens can be picked up at our monthly meetings or purchased by mail from the club for $1 and a SASE. Remit payment and SASE to GHCC, P.O. Box 79686, Houston, TX 77279-9686
Numismatic Association Summer Seminar 2013
The 2013 Graduate Summer Seminar will take place from June 22 to July 05, 2013.
GHCC Numismatic Lunch Bunch
On temporary Hiatus. Stay tuned for further updates in coming months.
The Numismatic Lunch Bunch is a traditional gathering of people interested in numismatics for an informal get together over a midday meal.
Meeting, 5:00 pm, at IHOP, 11225 Katy Freeway HOUSTON, TX
The Greater Houston Coin Club was founded in September 1955, the year known numismatically for the "double die" Lincoln One Cent piece.
GHCC was incorporated on June 14, 1971, and is a life member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA #24824) and the
Texas Numismatic Association (TNA #C-7). The GHCC is a not-for-profit, public charitable organization with all proceeds used to promote
the education and study of Numismatics.
Information & Contacts
If you wish further information on the Club, its history, membership, meetings, projects and/or events, please write to:
Post Office Box 79686
Houston, TX 77279-9686
For immediate information or contacts, please call Gail Brichford #(281) 496-0366.
Purpose & Objectives
The Greater Houston Coin Club is organized exclusively for educational purposes, and in the furtherance of this purpose, to promote the study of
numismatics through educational and scientific means. Its objectives are: to advance numismatic knowledge through educational, historical, and
scientific means; to assist in bringing together persons interested in numismatics; to promote greater popular interest in numismatics; to aid its
members through the study, acquisition, and exhibition of numismatic material; and to assist or encourage other worthy numismatic causes.
Visitors are welcome at the GHCC's monthly meeting. If you are interested in what we do, or would like to try us out, or if you are from out of town and
find you will be in Houston on the Third Thursday of the Month, then Please plan on joining us for the evening.
The Greater Houston Coin Club meets at 6:30 p.m. every third (3rd) Thursday of each month.
New Meeting location: Houston County Community College, Eagle Room, at 1010 West Sam Houston Parkway.
The monthly meetings are preceeded by snacks and beverages. The formal meeting starts with a "Show and Tell" session where members show and
describe new or unique additions to their collections and explain the significance of them, followed by an educational presentation by a member or guest
speaker and a brief business meeting. Following the meeting there may be an informal auction of varied numismatic items conducted by club members.
The GHCC's newsletter is called "The Double Shift" (for the "double struck" Lincoln one cent piece). The delightful insights of the numismatists of The Greater
Houston Coin Club are presented for the current members of the club, and other coin club affiliates on an exchange basis around the country.
All current club members in good standing will receive The Double Shift. If you would like a free copy of "The Double Shift",
please contact us at the above listed address.
Educational Projects and Programs
The GHCC supports, both financially and through volunteer assistance, the following numismatic programs:
- Public school coin or numismatic clubs.
- Its "Coin for A's" programs of the Greater Houston Metropolitan area and Texas Numismatic Association's similar program throughout the state of Texas.
- The "Books for A's" program in the Greater Houston Metropolitan area.
- A "Speakers Bureau" in which GHCC members make educational presentations to school and public organizations.
- Scholarships to the American Numismatic Associations Summer Seminar for children between the ages of 12 and 17.
- Scholarships for middle school teachers from the Greater Houston area to attend the American Numismatic Association's Summer Seminar and participate
in the "Coins in the Classroom" class.
- Dissemination of "TEACHER KITS" to teachers in Texas, with emphasis on Southeast Texas
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ANA District Director