Krause Publications

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Krause Publications is a publisher of leisure-time and enthusiast magazines and books located in Iola, Wisconsin.[1] The company was started by Chet Krause upon the publication in October 1952 of the first issue of Numismatic News,[2] they are best known for its Standard Catalog of World Coins, a series of numismatic catalogs commonly referred to as Krause-Mishler catalogues or simply Krause catalogues, they provide information, pricing, and Krause-Mishler (KM) numbers referring to coin rarity and value. Krause-Mishler releases a yearly catalogue of world coins with values and KM numbers. Krause-Mishler numbers are the most common way of assigning values to coins; in addition, they established the Coin of the Year Award. Krause Publications also publishes paper money catalogs, knife collector price guides and formerly the comics industry magazine Comics Buyer's Guide; in July 2002 Krause was acquired by F+W Media.

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  1. ^ Hagerty, James R. (2016-07-08). "Chester Krause Built a Big Hobby Magazine Publisher in a Tiny Wisconsin Town". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2017-11-06. 
  2. ^ "Obituary for Chester L. Krause at Voie Funeral Home". Retrieved 2017-11-06. 

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