Author Archives: George Cuhaj

Chicago Paper Money Expo, March 10-13, 2011

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

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BEP now offering uncut sheets of Series 2009 $1.00 bills

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

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Tired of NCLTs? Than Collecting World Coins, 13th edition is the book for you!

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

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Mexico releases new 100 and 500 Peso note

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

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New family of notes for Hong Kong

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

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William Bishoff, former ANS Curator dies

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

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A sad end for Steve Tanenbaum, NYC token dealer

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

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Great Britain honors the Mary Rose on 2 pound coin

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

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Congratulations Dr. Stahl !

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

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January ends with snow, and more Niue

Today we arehaving a nice sprinking of light fluffy snow in Iola. I’m also nearing the end of my week-long project of catching up and correcting 2010 issues from Niue. One of the chalenges for today has been to enter … Continue reading

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