Welcome to TEC 2020 Elongated coins (so-called because of their shape after they are rolled) are part of what’s known as “exonumia” – that is, they fall outside the usual numismatic interests. But rest assured, if you have a few, a few hundred, or a few thousand of them, you are not alone! Elongated coins

ANA Membership Offered to Club Members for Only $5

Are you a member of The Elongated Collectors but not a member of the American Numismatic Association? The ANA is offering an unprecedented $5 Gold membership for club members who are not current members of the Association (regularly $28). Benefits include: Digital subscription to The Numismatist magazine Free admission to all ANA shows Borrowing privileges

From the TEC Store Manager

From the TEC Store Manager, Uni: “ATTENTION! All who ordered the “2019 Pre-Order” Coins – Please be patient with “The TEC Store” as I will NOT have all the “2019 Pre-Order” items until the beginning of September.  Several orders will be going out today, but hose who ordered after the cut off date of August

2019 Annual Reports

The Board Member’s 2019 Annual Reports have been added to the website in PDF form for your viewing pleasure.  Links to download them can be found at: https://tecnews.org/club/2019-annual-reports/


TEC will be at booth 1847 next to the ANA Kid’s Zone.  This year the convention is in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL (Hall F) August 13-17, 2019.  TEC meetings are scheduled for Friday, August 16 in room 24. Don’ t miss out on the special convention elongated items.  Go to

2018 Annual Reports

The Board Member’s 2018 Annual Reports have been added to the website in PDF form for your viewing pleasure.  Links to download them can be found at: https://tecnews.org/club/2018-annual-reports/

TEC Photo Gallery Updated

Be sure to check out the Photo Gallery which has recently been updated with photos for the ANA Convention from Tyler Tyson and Cindy Calhoun.  If you attended and have any photos you’d like to share, please contact webmaster@tecnews.org about how to submit them!

Pressing Memories: Pursuing elongated coins won’t break the bank

Check out the great article that Antique Trader just put out about Elongated Coins! You may see some familiar names featured such as TEC Past President, Oded Paz and current president Cindy Calhoun in the article! View it here: http://www.antiquetrader.com/antiques/coins-metals-paper-money/pressing-memories-pursuing-elongated-coins-wont-break-the-bank/

TEC at World’s Fair of Money

TEC will be at table 554 in Hall D (2nd Level) of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  This can be found in the back by the Kid’s Zone and Museum exhibits. TEC Meetings are scheduled for Friday August 17th from 8am to 1pm in room 120C (Street level) Exhibit appls are due June 15! Let’s see