Krause Standard Catalog of German Coins Now Available?

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January 13, 2011 – The Standard Catalog of German Coins is now available from Krause Publications. Noted German coin expert N. Douglas Nicol compiled the 1,500-page book, with George Cuhaj serving as editor and Tom Michael as market analyst.

The third edition of this massive reference brings users a wealth of information covering more than five centuries of German coinage, all in one single, comprehensive volume. The Standard Catalog of German coins offers accurate market values compiled through analysis of actual dealer offerings and auction results spanning the 12 years since the release of the second edition. Attribution is also improved with expanded descriptions and thousands of coin images.
* Special features of this third edition include:
* Cross-referencing to specialized literature.
* Additional data on mint officials and mintage figures.
* An increased number of minor coin illustrations.
* Listings for German states that only existed prior to 1601.
* A brief overview of German monetary history by author N. Douglas Nicol.
* German coin denomination tables by Nicol.

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Editor George S. Cuhaj is a 16-year veteran of Krause Publications’ Numismatic Catalog Division, where he is also the editor of the Standard Catalog of® World Coins series. Cuhaj hails from New York City, where he was previously on staff with the American Numismatic Society, Stack’s Rare Coins and R. M. Smythe & Co. He is a frequent instructor at the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminars. Market Analyst Tom Michael serves as market analyst for Krause Publications coin catalogs, and has done so for more than 90 world and U.S. coin catalogs. He has more than 20 years of experience researching and reporting on world coin prices and market trends. N. Douglas Nicol of Pennsylvania and Oxford, England, is an internationally known expert in world coins, particularly German states. He co-authored the previous two editions of the book.