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The Centinel

The Central States Numismatic Society's quarterly publication, "The Centinel", frequently takes honors in the ANA's annual publications contest.


The Centinel is always looking for interesting articles about Numismatics.

The Centinel is now on the Newman Numismatic Portal. If you would like to read past issues, CLICK Here

Barbara Gregory, (the Editor) appreciates feedback, positive or negative, regarding "The Centinel". Help us make the best, better!

Would You Like to Submit an Article?

The Central States Numismatic Society welcomes articles related broadly to numismatic themes. All of the material contributed will be entered in competition for the Elston Bradfield/Roland W. Finner Literary Award for the best article to appear in The Centinel.

Articles from contributors less than 18 years old are entered in competition for the Daniel Parker Literary Award. Articles are to be typed. You may also submit copy on a disk, identified with the name and version number of software used. If a disk is submitted, double-spaced printout must accompany the disk. Articles should contain accurate information. Clear photos or drawings to help illustrate your subject can be submitted.

Club Events

Would you like to see news of your club's activities covered in The Centinel? The editor welcomes news of club happenings in the Central States region. Information on your upcoming coin show, the election of officers, numismatic accomplishments of your members and community projects sponsored by your club are only a few examples of news your fellow numismatists would like to read about.

You are invited to send your club news to the Editor, along with photographs to make your story more interesting.

Please contact the Editor:  Barbara Gregory


Advertising in The Centinel is a singularly cost-effective way to reach a top-level collector audience across our 13 state region.

Advertising Rates (Black & White):

Full Page  -  $162.50 (1 Issue)         $495 (4 issues)

1/2 Page  -      $110 (1 Issue)               $330 (4 Issues)

1/4 Page  -      $75 (1 Issue)                $220 (4 Issues)

1/8 Page  -      $48 (1 Issue)                $145 (4 Issues)

Business Card*  -  $210 (4 Issues)

2 Facing Pages  -  $325 (1 Issue)    $990 (4 issues)

*Printed four to a page with the card facing the magazine center.

Advertising Rates (Color):

Inside Front Cover*  -  $725 (4 Issues Only)

Inside Back Cover*  -     $725 (4 Issues Only)

Back Cover*  -                   $900 (4 Issues Only)

*Subject to availability. Please check first.

Member Club Rate:

The Centinel provides a discounted rate of $75 per page per issue for club show advertising. Ads are prorated for smaller ads


Spring Issue  -     Feb. 15th

Summer Issue  -   May 15th

Fall Issue  -          Aug. 15th

Winter Issue  -    Nov. 15th

Submission Guidelines:

Format  -  Macintosh or PC

Software  -  InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat

Elements Format  -  PDF (No printer's marks - crop, registration, etc.) Embed Fonts.

Production Specifications  -  Electronic files are requested.

Scanning Specifications  -  300 dpi, Color spots: CMYK,  B&W Spots: Greyscale

For questions about advertising in The Centinel please contact

Barbara Gregory, editor


Club Events Form

Thanks for submitting!

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