Welcome to The Elongated Collectors [TEC] 

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 are sometimes also called

New and Retired Machines – November

With the closing of YahooGroups, we will now be posting the new and retired machines listing here on the site monthly.  11/01/2020 to 12/01/2020                New / Retired Machines:                                                   States:  FL, Clearwater Beach, Clearwater Beach Pier 60 4 designs (It’s Back!!!) FL, LBV, WDW MK Sir Mickey’s (8 designs)

2020 Convention Pre-Order Items Shipping Soon!

The store manager has received all of the pre-order items and will begin packing and mailing them this week!  Due to popular demand, there were a record number of orders placed and they will be filled and mailed in the order in which they were received.  Please be patient, but your items will soon be

Upcoming Members Meeting Agenda and Auction Catalog!

We will hold our TEC Member Meeting and Auction via Zoom this coming Saturday, August 8, 2020, starting at 4:00 pm Eastern. If you want to attend and you haven’t already registered, please email Terri now. We will email the Zoom link to ONLY those members who have registered to attend. Here is the Agenda for the Meeting

2020 Annual Reports

The Board Member’s 2020 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/2020-annual-reports/

Pittsburgh 2020 World’s Fair of Money Suspended

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money.  The WFOM show, originally scheduled for August 4-8, is where TEC has our yearly meetings.  We are sad to hear of the suspension, but know that it was in the best interest due to COVID-19 restrictions and State of


All TEC & ANA 6 Coin Sets* & Plain Convention Badges are now just $4.00 each, (regular price $6.00 each), plus shipping. AND, with all orders of $25.00 or more, you will get a 2011 TEC Birthday Cent & Nickel set free!   *The 6 Coin Sets consist of the show design rolled on a

ANA Legacy Series: Ray Dillard

The Legacy Series acquaints collectors with the legends, heroes and icons of numismatics and celebrates their lives and contributions. Steve Roach interviews Ray Dillard at the 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money, held in Rosemont, IL.  

In memoriam Ray Dillard

We learned today that our President Emeritus, fellow collector, and friend Ray Dillard, TEC #837-LM, died yesterday, March 8, 2020, at the age of 94. As lengthening days lead us surely from darkness to light, we give heartfelt thanks for the good example of the indefatigable Ray, who, having finished his course in faith, now