Volunteer Coins 2015
Last summer I had an idea. Get a group of reviewers together and make a coin. It had been many years since reviewers and volunteers had their own coin. I tossed it out and we talked about it, and many thought it was a good idea. Then life caught up with me and I had no time to follwo through. Busy summer, daughter getting married, and many other things.
Happily other reviewers dove on without me and carried this through. A number of designs were presented and reviewers voted on the different options. Eventually we settled on a design. After many months, proofs, and waiting they were finally finished. I bought some, yea. I would say who designed it, but withough their permission I think I should just leave it, in case they do not want others to know.
It was a happy day a few months ago when they arrived. Unlike the earlier coins that were produced we bought the coins ourselves. So your reviewer may have some, However I am betting that most of the reviewers did not buy any, or they just bought a couple for themselves.
There have been a few coins in the past available through the volunteers alone. If you are interested, you might contact your reviewer, but don't get your hopes up. I sold three and that was to pay for them, so then I could give a few away at events. I have even
Yes the above two were given to reviewers to give out. Sadly there are so many reviewers that is not really much of an option anymore. I think the costs would be way too high. So now there are the three worldwide volunteer geocoins.