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Former NN, ‘Coins’ ‘Coin World’ writer von Klinger dies


Numismatic writer Eric J. von Klinger, 66, died Aug. 22 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Mr. von Klinger, an expert and researcher in error coins, authored the Collectors’ Clearinghouse and Readers Ask columns for Coin World from early 2002 to mid-2008.

Prior to joining Coin World, Mr. von Klinger served in writing and editing positions at daily newspapers in Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and West Virginia. He was also a veteran numismatic journalist. From 1993 to 1996 he served as an associate editor for Numismatic News and as a writer for Coins magazine.

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