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Writing for The California Numismatist...



Are you a budding author, or perhaps a more
experienced essayist? Then read on…


Articles—should be relevant to coin collecting or coin club experiences, and are accepted with the understanding that they are unrestricted from publication. Please indicate if the article has been previously published, and if so, where. Digital files are preferred via e-mail to to the editor's e-mail address noted below; typed copy is also acceptable mailed to The California Numismatist, P.O. Box 1181, Claremont, CA 91711. The author’s name and contact information should appear on the first page or on an accompanying cover letter or e-mail. The California Numismatist reserves the right to edit all items for format or content. To read the style guide suggested for use with written material, click <here>.

Images—relevant to the articles and of a resolution suitable for publication (generally 300dpi) are appreciated. If the author lacks photographic equipment, material may be sent to The California Numismatist for reproduction, but only with prior arrangement. The preferred format for digital files is JPG or TIF, though other formats may also be acceptable (GIF, PNG, etc.) depending upon the editor’s capabilities at the time.

Author’s Biography—New authors interested in providing the information should submit a brief biography (150 words or less) that includes pertinent data, such as place of birth, professional background, hobby interests and affiliations, and numismatic awards and accomplishments.

Annual Awards—Each contributor to The California Numismatist is eligible for consideration for prestigious literary awards. These awards are conferred annually and are accompanied by the eternal gratitude of the editor.

Deadlines for material submission:

Deadline...Publication Mailing...
February 15March 15
May 15June 15
August 15September 15
November 15December 15



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