Longtime Clinic author Alan Herbert died in January.
Giedroyc has a career that included being a professional coin dealer and a hobby journalist. He has more than 1,500 bylined articles.
He is the winner of five Numismatic Literary Guild awards and is a regular contributor to www.mintworld.com/.
Giedroyc is the author of the books Superstition, Urban Legends and Our Money, The Everything Coin Collecting Book and the history book, The 20th Century: The Experiences of a Politically Active Eastern European Family.
He is a fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society in London, fellow of the American Numismatic Society in New York City, and a 30-year member of the American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Giedroyc welcomes his new role of answering questions from readers of Numismatic News and invites these inquiries to be sent to him at Giedroyc@Bright.net.
Do not send numismatic items to him or inquiries through the mail. Should he need to examine something, he will send instructions via an emailed response.
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