Tag Archives: Chet Krause

Snowbody here: Time off in winter wonderland

Today is a snow day in the Numismatic News office. Actually, Monday was the snow day. Today is the “it’s too frickin cold” day off. You might have seen us poor Wisconsinites mentioned on the national weather reports. This is … Continue reading

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What four words are on all U.S. coins?

Trick question: What four words appear on all U.S. coins? Easy. “United States of America.” If you said “In God We Trust,” gotcha! That didn’t make our coins until the 1864 two-cent piece – a long time after we started … Continue reading

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New Iola park will honor Chet Krause

To say that life is different in the Numismatic News office in Stevens Point, Wis., is an understatement. We have been here since April 17, so nearly a year has passed. I can find my desk. I am used to … Continue reading

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Old memories of Chet in new Iola park

To say that life is different in the Numismatic News office in Stevens Point, Wis., is an understatement. We have been here since April 17, so nearly a year has passed. I can find my desk. I am used to … Continue reading

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Success derives from coin collecting

Are coin collectors more successful in life than noncollectors? I think they are, but I have no way to prove it. This is a thought that has crossed my mind many times over the years, but news of the auction … Continue reading

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