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This page provides a summary of news headlines appearing on the PNNA home page.
Happy Holidays! – The PNNA would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season this year. While you're doing your holiday shopping, why not consider a numismatic gift for someone on your list this year? Possible sources include local coin clubs, coin shows and coin dealers, online auctions such as eBay, and the U.S. Mint. (See the PNNA links page for some of these.)
Fall Convention! The Willamette Coin Club/PNNA 6th Annual Fall Convention was held October 23-24, 2010 at the DoubleTree Lloyd Center Hotel in Portland. See the convention report.
The 4th Quarter 2010 edition of The Nor'wester has been completely mailed (as of 10/4), and is now available on this website! (see online editions page).
concludes! (September 10-26, 2010). The PNNA sponsors the annual coin exhibit in
the Hobby Hall, with assistance from several local coin clubs. We have handouts including
magazine copies, event calendars, a coin club list and coins for junior collectors! No
volunteer is knowledgeable about all aspects of numismatics – if your question wasn't
answered or if you were unable to attend the Fair, please e-mail your question to
firstname.lastname@example.org, and it will be directed to a local expert
for a response.
Memorial – The PNNA regrets to announce the death in July 2010 of PNNA member and longtime Northwest collector Al Westerhof.
The 3rd Quarter 2010 edition of The Nor'wester has been printed and mailed (as of 6/30), and is now available on this website (see online editions page).
New article! Two-part series reprinted from The Conder Token Collector's Journal, Spring 2010: "How and Why Grade Must Equal Price" and "Trashed Tokens" by Jerry Bobbe. This is a very interesting and important read even if you've never heard of a Conder token before.
The 61st annual PNNA Convention was held April 16-18, 2010 in Tukwila, Washington. There was a large active bourse, exhibits, club meetings, a popular young numismatist (YN) program, and souvenir tokens! We hope you were there! See the 2010 PNNA convention report. Photo: 1851 Mexican Republic 1/2 real coin from Zacatecas mint — model for 2010 PNNA token design.
The 2nd Quarter 2010 convention edition of The Nor'wester has been printed and mailed, and is now available on this website (see online editions page). Printed copies were distributed at the Tukwila convention.
Bank Notes of Algeria and Tunisia (as French colonies) by Steve Cox. (Article in PDF format)
Revamped Website! The PNNA website is in the process of being redone using Microsoft Expression Web software, and you can already see some of the results! Please contact the webmaster (see below) if you have comments or suggestions, or would like to contribute something.
PNNA Scholarships – Competition for scholarships to the 2010 ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado has concluded. See the scholarship page. Applications were due April 1, 2010. The winner(s) was announced at the Tukwila convention.
Happy New Year from the PNNA! The 1st Quarter 2010 edition of The Nor'wester was mailed to PNNA members shortly after Christmas! See the 1st Q 2010 edition online.