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  Teacher Jeff Baum in central NY state says  "In our Mexico Middle School, "Ancient Coin Club", we provide club members with a membership card and coin holder to show active status."

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   Here they are ... The Mexico Tigers Ancient Coin Club :

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Teacher Jeff Baum in Mexico, central NY state writes  "In any organization, there are items provided to members to solidify participation and unity within the group. In our Mexico Middle School, "Ancient Coin Club", we provide club members with a membership card and coin holder to show active status. The membership card, holder and attached lanyard were developed as a useful way to hold student membership card, but also provide a practical approach for holding an ancient coin."   Austin, bottom row, far right, last year received a special Silver Denarius prize from the famous numismatist, David Sear, for his knowledge of Julio-Claudian History!

and here they show some of their coins, firmly held on the reverse of their lanyards:

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The lanyards with theme logos and coins were first used at the school Open House in the Fall, where Patrick (also a Coin Club member top left) was the highly responsible Museum Coin Curator - here he is on the left with his Museum Docent helpers, Matt, Jacob and Shelbi.  All did a great job and ACE was most pleased to honor them with the pioneering coin lanyards.   As you can see from the placard. Mexico Middle School was the proud recipient of a Donation from the ACCG (Ancient Coin Collectors Guild) with which they bought coins for their Coin Museum. where Ancient Gods of Mythology is the main theme

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 See Teacher Jeff's full instructions for making Ancient Coin Club membership lanyards at

http://ancientcoinsforeducation.org/content/view/241/92/

Congratulations to Jeff Baum - a teacher who makes learning Ancient History an exciting experience for his students.