1943-S Steel CentIn recognition of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, MCCC Treasurer Jack Shadegg will lead a program on the significance of World War II coin composition changes to address the explosive critical metals needs for the war effort against Germany and Japan. Following the presentation, members who served during World War II or have recollections of family members’ service are encouraged to share their commentary on the events of 70 years ago.

Doors will open at 7:00 PM and the meeting will start at 7:15 PM SHARP.

To distinguish the nickels made from 35% silver during World War II, large mint marks were struck above the image of Monticello. (Image courtesy of warnickles.com)

To distinguish the nickels made from 35% silver during World War II, large mint marks were struck above the image of Monticello. (Image courtesy of warnickles.com)

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