The first Membership coin was done by Ralph Jobe in 1966 (JOB-54).  Since then all TEC Regular, Young Numismatists and Life Members receive a membership coin each year.

Originally Compiled by Joe Burford – TEC #1111

 

1960s  –  1970s  –  1980s  –  1990s  –  2000s  –  2010s  –  2020s

1966

Year 1966
Issued By Dottie Dow
Denomination 1893 Indian Head Cents
1966 Cents
Designer Ralph W. Jobe
Engraver Ralph W. Jobe
Roller Ralph W. Jobe

This was rolled on Indian Head cents for Charter members. Dottie Dow did the electric vibrator engraving of the member’s name and number.
The first membership elongated coin was issued to charter members with the rolls for charter membership closing at the end of 1967, with a total of 306 members. This coin was rolled by Ralph W. Jobe, on 1982 Indian cents to commemorate the first known elongated coin from the Columbian Expo. It is a horizontal roll, dotted border and reads: THE ELONGATED COLLECTORS “TEC” FOUNDED Aug. 20, 1966. The members name and number was engraved on the back. A small RWJ at right of coin. Note, no owl!

 

1967 

Year 1967
Issued By Dottie Dow
Denomination Cents
Designer Ben Mixon
Engraver Ben Mixon
Roller Dottie Dow

This had the member’s number stamped on the back.
This issue designed by Dottie Dow rolled horizontally on
1967 cents dotted border, reads: MEMBER TEC (owl logo) 1968, small DD at right. Reverse has membership number counter-stamped at right of Lincoln’s chin.

1968

Year 1968
Issued By Dottie Dow
Denomination Cents
Designer Ben Mixon
Engraver Ben Mixon
Roller Dottie Dow

This had the member’s number stamped on the back. Also the date was re-engraved and MEMBER was added to the 1967 die.
This issue again by Dottie Dow, horizontal roll on 1968D cents with dotted border, reads: MEMBER TEC, owl logo-1968, small DD at right.

1969

Year 1969
Issued By Henry W Blaha
Denomination Cents
Designer Henry W Blaha
Engraver Dave C Overman
Roller Henry W Blaha

This was re-engraved. The 1969 date was added and the 1968 was covered over.

1970

Year 1970
Issued By Henry W Blaha
Denomination Cents
Designer Henry W Blaha
Engraver Dave C Overman
Roller Henry W Blaha

This issue designed by Henry W. Blaha vertical roll on 1970D cents, plain edge, reads: TEC (on top) (large own center) MEMBER 1970 (at bottom).

1971

Year 1971
Issued By Lloyd E Wagaman
Denomination Cents
Designer Lloyd E Wagaman
Engraver L.P. (Lords Prayer Engravers)
Roller Lloyd E Wagaman

Lloyd E. Wagaman added the wire border to the 1970 die.
This issue again by Henry W. Blaha similar to his 1970 design is a vertical roll on 1970D cents, wire border, reads: TEC (at top) large owl center, MEMBER 1971. No doubt a re-engraved die from Henry’s first design.

1972

Year 1972
Issued By Lloyd E Wagaman
Denomination Cents
Designer Lloyd E. Wagaman
Engraver RW Luchtman
Roller Lloyd E. Wagaman

The 1972 issue by Robert Luchtman horizontal roll on 1972D cent wire border, reads: T.E.C. MEMBER (owl on right & left) 1972 at the bottom.

1973

Year 1973
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Yens
Designer Lloyd E Wagaman
Engraver Lloyd E Wagaman
Roller Lloyd E Wagaman

This was rolled on Japanese 1 yen aluminum coins.
The 1973 issue by Lloyd Wagaman, horizontal roll on a Japanese coin, plain edge, reads: TEC (owl logo at left) MEMBER 1973 at right small LW at bottom center. Listed SOC#10 on Lloyd Wagaman checklist.

1974

Year 1974
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

The 1974 issue by Sally & Al Kirka horizontal roll on 1974 cents special border, reads: I AM A MEMBER OF TEC (owl logo) 1974 THE ELONGATED COLLECTORS, small SAK at right. (Border used only by this roller)

1975

Year 1975
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

The 1975 issue is a horizontal roll on 1974D cents, star border. Reads MEMBER T.E.C. (small TEC owl logo at left) THE ELONGATED COLLECTORS 1975. No initials.

1976

Year 1976
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

The 1976 issue again by SAlly & Al Kirka, horizontal roll on 1975 cents, special border. Reads 10th anniversary 1966 TEC (owl logo) 1976 MEMBER small SAK at right.

1977

Year 1977
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

The 1977 issue is by Robert Luchtman, horizontal roll on 1976D cents, with wire border, reads THE ELONGATED COLLECTORS (at top) 19-(owl logo)-77, MEMBER-(at bottom).

1978

Year 1978
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

The 1978 issue is a horizontal roll on 1977D cents scallop border, reads: TEC (owl logo at left) T.E.C. MEMBER 1978 (at right) checkered background.

1979

Year 1979
Issued By Lee Martin
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

 

1980

Year 1980
Issued By Lee Martin
Denomination Cents
Designer Lee Martin
Engraver Lee Martin
Roller Lee Martin

This die was used to make the 1980 TEC Badges

1981

Year 1981
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Ron Chatman
Engraver Ron Chatman
Roller Claude Watt

This die was used to make the 1981 TEC badges.

1982

Year 1982
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

 

1983

Year 1983
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

 

1984

Year 1984
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Cents
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

 

1985

Year 1985
Issued By Sally Kirka
Denomination Nickels
Designer Sally Kirka
Engraver L.P. Engravers
Roller Sally Kirka

This was the first time that a nickel was used.

1985 – Special

Year 1985
Issued By Chester M Rogers
Denomination Cents
Designer Chester M Rogers
Engraver Chester M Rogers
Roller Chester M Rogers

This was a special membership coin. Chet would engrave your name, number, 1985 and TEC on the coin. You had to special order this elongated coin.

1986

Year 1986
Issued By Chester M Rogers
Denomination Cents
Designer Chester M Rogers
Engraver Chester M Rogers
Roller Chester M Rogers

 

1987

Year 1987
Issued By Chester M Rogers
Denomination Cents
Designer Chester M Rogers
Engraver Chester M Rogers
Roller Chester M Rogers

 

1988

Year 1988
Issued By Frank Brazzell
Denomination Cents
Designer Frank Brazzell
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Frank Brazzell

 

1989

Year 1989
Issued By Frank Brazzell
Denomination Cents
Designer Frank Brazzell
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Frank Brazzell

 

1990

Year 1990
Issued By Frank Brazzell
Denomination Cents
Designer Frank Brazzell
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Frank Brazzell

 

1991

Year 1991
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Bert Samsa
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Bert Samsa

This was the regular membership elongated coin.

1991 – Error 

Year 1991
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Bert Samsa
Engraver Bert Samsa
Roller Raymond W Dillard

This one was engraved in error, giving two coins for 1991. Only members could buy this coin after the Convention.

1992

Year 1992
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Raymond W Dillard
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Raymond W Dillard

This is the same as 1991 only the date was changed.

1993

Year 1993
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Raymond W Dillard
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1994

Year 1994
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Raymond W. Dillard
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1995

Year 1995
Issued By  Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Cents
Designer Raymond W. Dillard
Engraver Frank Brazzell
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1996

Year 1996
Issued By Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Raymond W. Dillard
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1997

Year 1997
Issued By Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Raymond W. Dillard
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1998

Year 1998
Issued By Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Raymond W. Dillard
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

1999

Year 1999
Issued By William C. Massey
Denomination Cents
Designer William C. Massey
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller William C. Massey

 

2000

Year 2000
Issued By Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Lurene Haines
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

2001

Year 2001
Issued By Raymond W. Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Lurene Haines
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Raymond W. Dillard

 

2002

Year 2002
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Cents
Designer Lurene Haines
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller William C Massey

 

2003

 
Year 2003
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Cents
Designer Mendi Bradley
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Jim Kilcoyne

TEC allowed Members to design the coin for this year, and the best design was issued for the membership coin.

2004

Year 2004
Issued By Robert Fritsch
Denomination Nickels
Designer Carol Kilcoyne
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Jim Kilcoyne

 

2005

Year 2005
Issued By Robert Fritsch
Denomination Nickels
Designer Carol Kilcoyne
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Jim Kilcoyne

 

2006

Year 2006
Issued By Robert Fritsch
Denomination Nickels
Designer Carol Kilcoyne
Engraver William M. Grencavich
Roller Jim Kilcoyne

The back of the membership elongated is “Ocean in view”

2007

 
Year 2007
Issued By Robert Fritsch
Denomination Nickels
Designer Tristan Davis
Engraver TCM Group / The Penny Men
Roller Brad Ream

 

2008

Year 2008
Issued By Larry Feit
Denomination Nickels
Designer Oded Paz
Engraver TCM Group / The Penny Men
Roller Brad Ream

 

2009

Year 2009
Issued By Larry Feit
Denomination Nickels
Designer Oded Paz
Engraver Brad Ream
Roller Brad Ream

 

2010

Year 2010
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Rob Morris
Engraver Lee Bowser 
Roller Tyler Tyson

 

2011

 
Year 2011
Issued By Raymond W Dillard
Denomination Nickels
Designer Rob Morris
Engraver Lee Bowser
Roller  

Paul Conner provided support with the artwork

2012

Year 2012
Issued By Oded Paz
Denomination Nickels
Designer Brad Ream
Engraver Brad Ream
Roller Brad Ream

 

2013

 
Year 2013
Issued By Oded Paz
Denomination Nickels
Designer Paul Conner
Engraver Brad Ream
Roller Brad Ream

This design was originally submitted as part of the 2012 Design Contest but was not chosen as a winner. The board liked the design and asked Paul to modify it for use as the 2013 membership coin. This coin is double sided

2014

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Year 2014
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Nickels
Designer Brad Ream &
Cindy Calhoun
Engraver John Edward Gusmano
Roller Ed Calhoun

 

2015

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Member2015
Year 2015
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Nickels
Designer Cindy Calhoun
Engraver John Edward Gusmano
Roller Ed Calhoun

 

2016

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Year 2016
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Cents
Designer Cindy Calhoun
Engraver JE Gusmano
Roller Cindy & Ed Calhoun

2016 is the 50th Anniversary of TEC so the 2016 Member coins were rolled on 1966 cents.  It was done in the same format as the first TEC Member coin.  The 1966 cents were donated by various TEC members.

2017

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Year 2017
Issued By Nancy Wooten
Denomination Nickels
Designer Cindy Calhoun
Engraver Tenibac
Roller Cindy Calhoun

 

2018

Year 2018
Issued By Cindy Calhoun
Denomination Nickels
Designer Paul Conner &
Tyler Tyson
Engraver Tenibac-Graphion
Roller Tyler Tyson

 

2019

 
Year 2019
Issued By Cindy Calhoun
Denomination Nickels
Designer Paul Conner &
Tyler Tyson
Engraver Tenibac
Roller Tyler Tyson

800 pieces rolled on nickels
Limited number of “Soft Die” rolls were available in the store throughout 2019 to help offset the costs of needing to have the die re-engraved

2020

Year 2020
Issued By Cindy Calhoun
Denomination Nickels
Designer Tyler Tyson
Engraver  
Roller  

 

2021

 
Year 2021
Issued By Cindy Calhoun
Denomination  
Designer  
Engraver  
Roller  

 

2022

Year 2022
Issued By Tyler Tyson
Denomination  
Designer  
Engraver  
Roller