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- Letters to the Editor (February 7, 2017) ‘Average’ collector values history, geography in coins Reading Dave Harper’s editorial and the Viewpoint of the Jan. 3 issue I’m responding to both giving my collection preferences and my general agreement with the Viewpoint column. I collected coins as a child with my father and probably stopped in high school and didn’t start again until I ...
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Author Archives: George Cuhaj
The Chicago Paper Money Expo is this weekend, March 10-13 at the Crown Plaza on River Road in Rosemont, Ill. This is the 17th Annual show, and it has come a long way since the first, which I also attended. … Continue reading
The Bureau of engraving and Printing is now offering series $1.00 bills wiht signatures of Treasury Secretary Geithner and Treasurer Rosie Rois. The uncut notes are available at full 32 not subjects as well as partial 16, 8 and 4 … Continue reading
Only collect “real” circulating coins? Tired of the expansive NCLTs in the Standard Catalog of World Coins? Than our product – Collecting World Coins, 13th edition is for you! This new edition includes just circulating coins form 1901-present. It is … Continue reading
The Banco de Mexico last year released a 100 peso and 200 peso polymer bank note commemoratives honoring either the 100th Anniversary of the Revolution and 200th Anniversary of Independence. This year the bank has released a paper substrate circulating … Continue reading
The note issuing banking in Hong Kong have begun a redesign of the circulating currency. So far the 500 and 1000 Dollar denominations are available. This year the 20, 50 and 100 Dollar notes will be released. Participating banks include … Continue reading
Dr. William Bishoff, former curator of Modern Coins at the American Numismatic Society died in mid-January. While I was at the ANS as computer systems operator, Dr. Bishoff was hired on to succeed Dr. Richard Doty, who had left to … Continue reading
Steve Tanenbaum died on Friday from injuries suffered after being struck by a car while walking in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He was killed by the driver of a stollen car, who had previously murdered three other people and stabbed two … Continue reading
Henry VIII’s warship, the Mary Rose is honored on a 2011 2 pound coin on its 500th anniversary of launch. Famous in its time, but more so, since being found in the 1970s and recovered in the 1980s, and now … Continue reading
Congratulations are due to Dr. Alan M. Stahl for being the 2011 awardee of the medal of the Royal Numismatic Society. I had the pleasure of working with Stahl during my time at the American Numismatic Society in NYC. He … Continue reading