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A look back on Chet Krause

Chet Krause’s contributions to numismatics, as well as a large number of other hobbies, will always be remembered. Here’s a look back on his life:

From single sheets...

From single sheets…

...to hundreds of titles, Chet Krause helped many collectible hobbies grow, not just coins.

…to hundreds of titles, Chet Krause helped many collectible hobbies grow, not just coins.

Friendly competitors Chet Krause and Clifford Mishler hand a silver round to longtime “Coin World” editor Margo Russell.

Friendly competitors Chet Krause and Clifford Mishler hand a silver round to longtime “Coin World” editor Margo Russell.

Pie-plate covers, right, were standard for early “Coins” Magazine issues.

Pie-plate covers were standard for early “Coins” Magazine issues.

Chet was not above helping out wherever needed.

Chet was not above helping out wherever needed.

The house where Numismatic News was born.

The house where Numismatic News was born.

A 1965 summit in Iola saw, left to right below, Chet host U.S. Mint Director Eva Adams, Royal Canadian Mint Director Norval Parker and Red Book author R.S. Yeoman.

A 1965 summit in Iola saw, left to right, Chet host U.S. Mint Director Eva Adams, Royal Canadian Mint Director Norval Parker and Red Book author R.S. Yeoman.

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