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1986 Club Medal

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Design:
Yokuts Indians, Stanislaus First Residents
Designer:
Cliff Vilmur
   
Mintage:

100 Silver (numbered)
100 Copper
   
  
   

THE STORY: SCCC 's first medal commemorates the first residents of Stanislaus County. the Yokuts Indians. Pictured the face is a representation of Chief Estanislao. of which no pictures or paintings are known, At the top or-the medal is the phrase "STANISLAUS COUNTY COIN CLUB." This medal is unique in that since the medals program began, this is the only medal that actually spells out the name of the club. In addition, this is the only medal in which no art work was presented. During the first medals contest, none of the submissions had artwork pertaining to the history of Stanislaus County, After looking at the entries, Cliff suggested that the first medal should honor the counties first residents and should portray the likeness of a Yokuts Indian. His suggestion was accepted by the membership and he was given credit for designing the first medal. Afterwards, the membership voted that all future medals should be of historical significance to Stanislaus County.

Stanislaus Couny Coin Club * P.O. Box 1672
* Modesto, CA * 95353-1672

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