75th Anniversary Conference Announcement

The New England Numismatic

Association 75th Anniversary

Conference and Convention




Keynote Speaker: Q. David Bowers

 Banquet to be Held Friday evening at 6:30pm (Nov. 11th) with a social hour starting at 5:30 pm.

  Mr. Bowers will speak after dinner before a special awards presentation.

  Event held in conjunction withThe New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo

 Friday and Saturday November 11- 12, 2016

 at the Radisson Hotel (700 Elm St.) Manchester, New Hampshire.

Mr. Bowers, who is probably the best known American numismatist, is a past president of the ANA (1983-1985) and the PNG (1977-1979), the numismatic director of Whitman Publishing Co., Atlanta, Ga. producers of the annual edition of “Redbook”, and chairman emeritus of Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Mr. Bowers has authored over fifty numismatic books and is an ANA Hall of Fame inductee.

Banquet Tickets for Friday Nov. 11th are limited and available for $55. The banquet will commence with a social hour at 5:30 PM and conclude at approx. 9:30 PM.

For ticket reservations and information please email Mr. Donat Charron at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

call 860-377-9775 or 860-377- 9776

When Calling or E-mailing please provide Name, Contact info, # of Tickets, Meal Choices

Make checks payable to “NENA BANQUET”

Meal Choices:

  1. Statler Chicken
  2. Haddock Gremolata
  3. Soy Marinated Sirloin

Requests for information pertaining to the Expo, Bourse table availability, Expo hours, etc. should be directed to

Mr. Ernie Botte 978-658-0160.

Also see: or see information posted on

Room reservations are available on a limited basis at the discount rate of: $129 single/double, $139 triple and $149 for quad. For room reservations call: 800-333-3333. Use promotional code NUMISM.


President’s Message, October 2016

Presidents Comments

By William Harkins

Plans are now being finalized for our 75th, Anniversary Conference and Convention that will be held in conjunction with the New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo, November 11-12, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel/Center of New Hampshire, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, N.H.

Please show your support by attending this year’s Conference and Convention, our Board, Committees and Volunteers have devoted the past ten months to bring you what is sure to be one of the best Conventions we have had in years.

On Friday, November 11th, we will be hosting a Banquet and Social Hour as part of our 75th, Anniversary celebration. The evening will start with a social hour from 5:30-6:30, followed by dinner and then our keynote speaker: Q. David Bowers who will be speaking on: New England: Focal Point of American Numismatics; “Then, Now and the Future”. We will then present the awards and hold the drawing for the raffles. Read further in this issue of the newsletter for more information.

On Saturday November 12th, our plans include the John Kittredge Young Numismatist Program sponsored by NENA and the Kittredge Foundation. Other highlights of the Convention will include this year’s Medals and Special Program; the Club Table, Competitive Exhibits, Special Non Competitive Exhibits to highlight NENA’s history, ANA Information Table, What is it Table, and our Annual Meeting that will include the election of officers. The current Slate of officers up for election/re-election is as follows: President; Vice President; all Directors at Large; State Director for MA; State Director for Maine; State Director for VT, (Open) and State Director for Connecticut one year to fill remaining term of George A. Bilodeau Jr. We are now accepting nominations for all positions. If you wish to be put on the ballot or would like to nominate someone please contact us or write to: NENA, P.O. Box 2061, Woburn, MA 01888.

We now meet via conference call to save on travel expenses and time and only meet about eight times a year for an hour or so on Saturday mornings.


William Harkins


A Call to Exhibit

The New England Numismatic Association is now seeking exhibits for November’s New Hampshire Coin and Currency Expo, November 11-12. The exhibit competition will take place on Saturday, November 12th, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel, Center of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH.


Select "Exhibits" above for more information




The New England Numismatic Association Mission Statement

The aims and purposes of the Association shall be set forth in the agreement of the Association as follows:

 To encourage and develop the appreciation and understanding of numismatics in the New England states and elsewhere; To encourage and enforce, when necessary, the highest ethical standards of behavior of our members; To conduct courses of study in the art and science of numismatics; To edit and publish various forms of numismatic literature; To give and sponsor lectures, exhibitions, displays and functions pertaining to the appreciation and understanding of the art and science of numismatics.


NENA Exhibit Sampler

  • A nice exhibit of animal themed banknotes.
  • An exhibit of New Hampshire Police Department medals
  • An exhibit of medals designed by the renown Swiss medalist Antoine Bovy
  • An exhibit honoring JFK on the 50th anniversary of his assassination
  • An exhibit of NENA items from past conventions.