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CSNA 1268 - NASC 3026                                                                            ANA C-71399

Year LX                                                                                         No. 4

Fourth Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Allied Gardens Rec Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave., San Diego

5:15 p.m., Doors Open at About 4:45 p.m.

Topic This Month:

What We Collected During the Pandemic

This regular meeting of INSSD will be a hybrid meeting – both virtual and in-person.

At least three of our members will be providing short presentations.  If you are thinking of or planning to participate, please contact Joe Yager about sending your slides to be included with his PowerPoint.

We will set up a laptop and a projector in the Allied Gardens Rec Center and our presentations will be projected to in-person members and streamed over the GoToMeeting platform.  The virtual meeting info is provided below.



Wed, Apr 27, 2022 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)

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In-person meetings: We have a new meeting place. Allied Gardens Rec Center, Gardens Room,

5155 Greenbrier Ave, San Diego CA 92120, just off Waring Rd.  Easy to reach from I-8: Waring Road exit, up the hill, left on Greenbrier (one block beyond the Zion Ave. intersection).  In 2 blocks, Greenbrier ends at the Rec Center parking lot.  Entrance: left side of building.  (Greenbrier has two portions: the other one starts at Mission Gorge Rd. and ends at the opposite side of the park, at Glenroy St., which loops around the park to near the rec center. Get map.)

In-person meeting times: The formal meeting starts at 5:15 PM.  The room is rented from 4:45 - 7:45 PM.  We will need to set up tables and chairs and put them away.  We must be 100% out by 8 PM.

We are investigating the possibility of conducting hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) meetings.



The Treasurer is now receiving dues for 2022 by mail or in-person at this meeting.  The dues are still $5 per year and can be paid by check made out to “INSSD ℅ Joe Yager” and  mailed to P.O. Box 161081; San Diego, CA  92176.

2022 INSSD Meeting Topics

May – Northern Europe

APRIL QUIZ by Bob Fritsch

Nicer weather is starting here allowing us to go out in shirtsleeves now and again.  The pollen is doing its normal thing, creating greenery and runny noses.  Life in New England!

Our theme this month is “What I collected during the pandemic.”  So here are some questions about pandemic numismatics.

1.  Name at least three countries that issued coins honoring health care workers.

2.  What country issued a circulating commemorative “Donation Dollar” to raise funds for charity?

3.  What is the price for Donald Trump’s corona virus “coin?”

4.  Amazon offers a pair of “I SURVIVED 2020” 7-sided “coins” (  Who issued a wooden token with the same message?

MARCH QUIZ by Bob Fritsch

Spring is springing all over New England, with a snowstorm one day and record temperatures the next.  The crocus are starting to shoot up from the ground and soon we will have nice weather.

Asia this the theme this month with Steve Album giving one of his wonderful presentations.  Here are some questions about banknotes.

1.  What nation depicts Chinggis Khann on its paper money?

2.  What currency is used by that nation?

3.  Kazakhstan’s current banknotes are beautiful and depict what two monuments?

4.  Bhutan banknotes feature their recent kings.  What is the name of that dynasty?


1. Mongolia.  

2. Tögrög and möngö.  

3. Astana-Baiterek Monument and the Kazakh Eli Monument.  

4. Wangchuck.