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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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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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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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