Author Archives: Tom Michael

World Money Fair Media Forum – Live

Now the Austrian Mint presetn thier 2011 issues. Added to thier presentation is a very loveable robot mascot on stage with them. A Pummerin bell coin of 5 Euro will be avilable, plus a specila News Years packageing with the … Continue reading

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40th Anniversay of the Wolrd Money Fair

Yesterday I attended a reception celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Wolrd Money Fair held at the Bode Museum. At this affair Albert Beck, founder of the Fair was honored with a lovely pwerpoint program documenting the history fo the … Continue reading

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Live from the Media Forum at WMF

The World Money Fair Media Forum contunes with the 2011 offerings of the German Mints. They will have a 10 Euro for the 500th year of the book, 10 Euro for the 100 years of the Hamburg Elbe Tunnel, a … Continue reading

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Live at the Wolrd Coin Fair in Berlin

Each year the Wolrd Money Fair in Berlin hosts a Media Forum in which a small numer of world mints present powerpoint displays of their upcoming coinage programs. I am here at the 2011 Media Forum and reporting live to … Continue reading

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Busy Days at World Money Fair

It’s Friday morning at the 40th Annual World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany and I’ve had a few very busy days since I last posted. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s happened. On Wednesday we have had our visit to … Continue reading

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World Money Fair – Day Two

After a good nights sleep I woke to big snow flakes coming down in droves at 6am, by by 7:30am all is clear and cold and the day is ready to begin. Our meeting yesterday afternoon with Kirsten Peterson of … Continue reading

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40th World Money Fair Join Us in Berlin

It’s raining in Berlin, just raining in Belrin! Yes, thats correct I am in Berlin, Germnay this week for the 40th annual World Money Fair. The show does not begin for a few days yet, but there are plenty of … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date 5th edition Released

21st Century SCWC Now in 5th Edition The new 2011 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date 5th edition is now available! We just got our review copy a few days ago, but the catalog is already posted on our www.shopnumismaster.com … Continue reading

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Paul Revere ANA Medal for Boston

In August 10-14, 2010 the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) convention will be held in Boston. This is one of the largest and most important U.S. coin shows of the year. It’s a great place to meet people and learn … Continue reading

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A Kreuzer is a Kreuzer is a Kreuzer

A Question of Denomination I get many questions about world coins and the Standard Catalog of World Coins (SCWC) every week by phone, email and mail. The answer to some of these questions may be of universal help to users … Continue reading

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