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Modern American Medals on Display at APS Museum
November 06, 2008

Medallic Exhibit at American Philatelic Center Opening, Seminars & Reception Saturday, November 8

From 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, November 8 an exhibition of nearly 100 items from 30th Congress of the International Federation of Medallic Art will open at the American Philatelic Center , 100 Match Factory Place , Bellefonte , Pennsylvania . This exhibition (which includes two Cuhaj created medals) is supplemented by works of six additional Pennsylvania medallic artists: Richard Bonham, William Davis, Eugene Daub, Helen Gorsuch, Jim Licaretz, and Jeanne Stevens-Sollman.

As part of the opening a Demonstration, Lecture and Reception will be held on Saturday, November 8. From 10:30 am to noon artist Jim Licaretz will provide demonstrations in Cold Cast Bronze. At 3 pm collector and historian Donald Scarinci will present "Art that can't be licked" Understanding Contemporary Medals." The opening reception will be held from 4 pm to 6 pm. All events are free and open to the public.

The exhibition will remain on display in the American Philatelic Center , home of the American Philatelic Society, the nation's leading organization for postage stamp collectors, through January 15. Regular hours are 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

For directions call 814-933-3803 or visit the Society's website.

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About the Author
George Cuhaj has been with the Krause Publications numismatic team since 1994. He is editor of the various editions of the Standard Catalog of World Coins and the Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Prior to joining KP, Cuhaj was employed by the American Numismatic Society and Stack's Rare Coins, both of New York City. He is a Fellow in both the Royal Numismatic Society and the American Numismatic Society. He also is a life member and past board member of the International Bank Note Society. Cuhaj was elected an Allied Professional Member of the National Sculpture Society and has had his medallic work exhibited internationally.

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