News-Antique.com - Feb 29,2008 - Iola, WI, February 29, 2008 - “Live, from Iola, Wis., the Coin Collectors Capital of the World, it’s Coin Chat Radio.”
With that salutation, Krause Publications will launch a new Web-based radio station on March 14 at numismaticnews.net.
Bob VanRyzin, editor of Coins magazine, a sister publication to Numismatic News, will host the premiere show, “Collecting Money.” It airs live at 11 a.m. and will be available as podcast for listeners who later visit the site. After the launch date, the show will air every Thursday at 11 a.m.
Coin Chat Radio plans to offer a wide variety of programming to appeal to a divergent collecting community.
In the News - a recap of the top stories from the latest issues of Numismatic News, Bank Note Reporter and World Coin News.
Freshly Minted - news from the U.S. Mint and mints from around the world.
Going Once - highlights from recent auctions and items featured at upcoming events.
Cutting Edge - which puts the spotlight on people, businesses and products making news in the industry.
It’s Show Time - highlights upcoming conventions and shows.
Cover to Cover - featuring the latest numismatic books.
Bank on It - focusing on what’s new in the paper money field.
And a whole list of other topics.
“We want to be the one place people who are interested in numismatics want to go to,” said Dean Listle, Krause numismatics publisher.
“Whether it be in print, on the Web or at shows, we want to bring the numismatic community the news, features and services they want, no matter the platform.”
About Krause Publications
Krause Publications, based in Iola, Wis., is the world’s largest publisher of leisure-time periodicals and books on collectibles, sewing and quilting, hunting, and fishing. Chet Krause, a long-time collector of coins, published the first issue of Numismatic News on Oct. 13, 1952, with nearly 1,000 readers. Today, Krause Publications, owned by F+W Publications, offers over 40 periodicals, 10 hobby shows, 750 reference and how-to books, and web properties such as NumisMaster.com, the online coin price database. F+W Publications, and ARBY Partners, LLC Company, also operates book clubs, conferences, trade shows, interactive media and education programs.
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