Greg Burns currently serves as editor of The California Numismatist, the award-winning joint publication of the California State Numismatic Association (CSNA) and the Numismatic Association of Southern California (NASC), and has been a coin collector for about 35 years. His collecting passions are the satirical medals of the German medallist, Karl Goetz, medals relating to WWI in general, and he has a longtime fascination with Canadian colonials and bank tokens.

Links...       Scott Goodman's comprehensive site on all things Goetz.       The ANA library is a great place to conduct research.       The HBF has a numismatic periodical search engine.       The Imperial War Museum has some material specifically on the Lusitania and the medal.       Randy Nelson wrote a piece for the journal of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association.