Author Archives: George Cuhaj

Interview for a Wall Street Journal article, but…

About a week ago I had a phone interview with a Wall Street Journal (online) reporter for an article on the real value of the Zimbawee 100 trillion dollar notes. Today the article ran and presented the story fairly. However, … Continue reading

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High School reunion uncovers medals

During the last weekend of April I was in NYC to attend the homecoming weekend activities at my high school – Brooklyn Tech. I go back to the homecomings each year to put together a history display of items of … Continue reading

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Chicago Internaitonal Coin Fair is Busy!

The Chicago Internaitonal Coin Fair was busy. I found it to be a nice show, plenty of variety – Ancients thru Modern with world paper money dealers too. Full range of material available – pricy to a dollar box, each … Continue reading

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Wedding of William and Catherine subject of multiple coin issues

April 29th will be the wedding day of William Wales heir to the British throne and Catherine Middleton. William has been a subject on coins for many years, many of which are associated with events of his mother, the late … Continue reading

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ANA honors Smulczenski

An American Numismatic Association Presidential Award was given by ANA Gov. Joseph E. Boling to Larry Smulczenski at the Military Payment Certificates Fest held March 25-27 in Port Clinton, Ohio. Continue reading

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SCWC 20th Century 39th edition will be off to the printer

As the weather warms up and the snow melts I am pleased that our really large annual book – the 39th edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins, 20th Century volume will be soon off to the printer. That … Continue reading

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It's Spring – CICF in two weeks!

Well it is Spring, and that means that the Chicago International Coin Fair is about to happen! It will be at the Crown Plaza hotel in Rosemont, Il. April 14-17. The First day is dealer preview day with a $50. … Continue reading

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MPC Fest, a fine place to be!

Last weekend Bill Brandimore, I and 50 plus other collectors and wifes attended the 12th MPC Fest in a Holiday Inn Express in Port Clinton, Ohio. The wives took in two days of local field trips. The festers took in … Continue reading

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March is time for MPC Fest in Port Clinton, Ohio

This weekend serious collectors of Military Payment Certificates, and in the broad sense all things of a numismatic military context will be gathering at a Holiday Inn in Port Clinton, Ohio. Now in its 13 year, this small group (now … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern issues, 17th edition available

Okay, the 17th edition of the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues is now available. As a Book and as a DVD. However, for those in desperate need of Belize, it sadly was omitted in both the book … Continue reading

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