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NLG recognizes German Coin volume

I’m please to be part of the team along with Tom Michael and N. Doug Nicol who have been recognized for our work on the 4th edition of the Standard Catalog of German Coins. That book truely expandes the English … Continue reading

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Thanks, Numismatic Literary Guild

I was pleased that during the ANA convetion the Numismatic Literary Guild has recognized the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, Modern Issues, 17th edition, for the award as Best World Paper Money Book for the year. Thanks.

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2012 World Coin listings by country avaiable as downloads on Numismaster

If you have not stopped by shopnumismaster.com lately, you may be missing some wonderful new items. Namely, country or regional group downloads of the 2012 Standard Catalog of World Coins pages. Yes, that is right, tired of lugging your 2250 … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Convention a place to be

This past weekend William Brandimore (my co-author on the Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money) and I took a road trip to Windsor, Ontario to attend the annual convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association. For me it was … Continue reading

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Patience and Fortitude turn 100, pay a visit when in NYC

This week the New York Public Library opened it’s centennial exhibition. I was first introduced to the place while a High school student, and was quite impressed by the vastness of the public rooms, and the access one could have … Continue reading

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Numismaster continues to grow!

Numbers are a form of measurement, this week it was reported that there were over 50,000 registered users on Numismaster. Although I like the high number of users, It is the content on Numismaster that is of importance to me … Continue reading

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SCWC 21st Century Volume, 6th edition off to the printer !

Early this week our design team was placing the final touches on the cover for the 6th edtion of the Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-date. This volume has really come of age with this edition. It is a substantial … Continue reading

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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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