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One other thing…..If you are a member of a coin club or numismatic organization please don’t forget to renew your dues for 2021. They need your financial support now more than ever.

Without any numismatic shows or in person meetings for the next few months or even longer, those that rely heavily on income generated from these events may not be able to recover once the pandemic is over.

Further compounding the problem may be the scarcity of adequate affordable meeting spaces that may force some clubs to close rather than relocate particularly if the membership numbers are drastically reduced in response to the lack of activities.

While there is no doubt that this unprecedented health crisis is a temporary one, organized numismatics is facing some of the most difficult challenges and changes not witnessed in decades. So much effort has gone into attracting new members to meetings and the public to shows, only to have this snuffed out by the Coronavirus.

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