The next meeting of the Ancient Coin Club of Los Angeles will take place Sunday January 10, 2015 in the Community Room at the Sherman Oaks Galleria starting at 1:00 PM. The Sherman Oaks Galleria is located northwest of the intersection of the Ventura and San Diego Freeways at 15301 Ventura Blvd. (at Sepulveda Blvd.), in Sherman Oaks. Park in the Galleria parking lot (we validate your parking). The Community Room is behind the escalator on Level 1 of the rotunda, one floor below the cinema.
The February 14 meeting will feature Who Is Artabanos? our popular coin and ancient history quiz hosted by Quizmaster Roger Burry.
ACCLA's January 10, 2016 meeting was brought to order by President Ken Friedman at 1:20 PM. Treasurer Barry Rightman gave the Treasurer's report. Secretary Michael Connor announced that the federal and state Annual Returns had been filed. We now have over 900 followers on facebook. Merrill Gibson is organizing an ACCLA presentation at the California State Numismatic Association's 48th Annual Southern California Educational Symposium in Van Nuys on April 23, 2016. Holding an ACCLA meeting at the August ANA World's Fair of Money that will be held in Anaheim was discussed and agreed to by consensus, and a motion to book a room at the meeting was proposed, seconded and carried on a unanimous vote. Vice-President Roger Burry reviewed upcoming meeting programs.
Voting was held on the Annual Barbara Rightman Award for the most popular presentation of the year. Congratulations to winner Randy Butler for his outstanding December 2015 presentation I, Claudius in Coins, Part III.
A brief, spirited auction was held. The formal meeting was then adjourned so that members could enjoy the holiday potluck that was so well organized by Betty Eiseman.