TEC STORE SALE!

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

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

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

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 AT 2019 WORLD’S FAIR OF MONEY

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/