Tom Kays is one of the regulars at my Northern Virginia Numismatic social group Nummis Nova. Here are his notes from our meeting earlier this
month. Thanks! -Editor
Post Script to Wayne's Homren's Numismatic Diary
of February 17th, 2019
Notes from the Other Side of the Table by Tom Kays
I joined Wayne (your E-Sylum Editor) at the Espositos Restaurant in Fairfax that night and photographed more show-and-tell items
circulating among the dinnerware and under the gaze of Nummis Nova diners, that were not captured in the last edition of Wayne's Numismatic
Diary, including an almost uncirculated, 1869 Yankee Robinson Token with "full brockage" in tin, from the Q. David Bowers Reference
Collection; the book: Engravers, Minters, and Distributors of Civil War Tokens by Q. David Bowers, in association with the Civil War Token
Society; a nicely engraved but highly inappropriate hobo nickel (thanks Julian); and my usual mahogany display case full of oddments which is
partially pictured below.
It is difficult to find conversation pieces with which the august body of Nummis Nova experts are unfamiliar, but I think I did it with this
collection of Victorian "model/imitation coins." I'm sure Wayne knew what they are but let me tell you.