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George Speaks to New York Numismatic Club Kicking off Centennial Year!
January 21, 2008

December 2008 will mark the centennial of the founding in 1908 of the New York Numismatic Club.

As a member since 1981, I felt it important to participate some way in the centennial, so I made myself to be available as the after-dinner speaker for the January Meeting, as I would be in town the week prior for the NY International show.

My topic was a discussion of 19th and early 20th century public transportation in the City of New York - Omnibus, Horse Car, Street Car, Elevated Railroad, Subway and Ferry. These were augmented by a selection of fare tickets which ranged from the well engraved, to very plain typeset and offset printed items.


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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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