IOLA, Wis. (April 21, 2011) – NumisMaster, Krause Publications’ online coin pricing and information source, recently hit an editorial milestone. The Web site now boasts more than 5,000 archived articles, all of which are readily available to the public.
“Everything you need to know about coins and coin news, you can find on NumisMaster,” said online editor Lisa Bellavin. “It’s the perfect site for anyone interested in numismatics.”
NumisMaster users will find useful information and the latest news stories on U.S. and world coins, bank notes, medals and exonumia. Stories for the Web site generally come from magazines published by Krause Publications, such as Bank Note Reporter, Numismatic News, World Coin News and Coins.
Many of the articles seen on NumisMaster are written by numismatic authorities David Ganz, Kerry Rodgers, Richard Giedroyc, Patrick Heller, Allen Mincho, Fred Reed and R.W. Julian. KP numismatic experts David Harper, Tom Michael and George Cuhaj maintain blogs on the site.
The site is also home to a pricing guide with an impressive database of coins and bank notes. The site features an online portfolio, where collectors can catalog, price and store collection information.
“NumisMaster is important to the coin collecting world because we offer the most extensive online database in numismatics, which is a great resource for collectors of any experience level,” Bellavin said. “It’s a great source for free coin information.”
A numismatic glossary, calendar of events, various other online resources and access to KP’s ShopNumisMaster online store are also housed on the site. To sign up for a free e-mail newsletter visit www.numismaster.com, enter your e-mail address under “Free Newsletter” and click “Sign Up.”
About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world’s largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and construction. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Media, offers more than 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties such as NumisMaster.com, the online coin price database. F+W Media also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows such as the Chicago International Coin Fair and Chicago Paper Money Expo, interactive media and education programs.