Tanenbaum/Pine/Panitz Family Reunion 2010

The Tanenbaums, Pines and Panitzes got together in Colorado in August, 2010.

In this photo the Tanenbaum brothers get ready for a sightseeing trip in the mountains. From left to right: Mitch Tanenbaum, Andy Tanenbaum and Steve Tanenbaum. The reunion was the brothers' last time together.

Coin Rarities Online Memorial Article
by Dave Wnuck
March 2, 2011

I am in shock.

My longtime friend, token and medal dealer Steve Tanenbaum, is no longer with us.

That fact is simply unbelievable to me. He was killed last month in an utterly senseless way by someone he did not know. He was 62 years old, healthy and likely had many more years to live. It angers me when I think about how he died, however, I wish instead to focus on his life. Read more...


Coin World Article
by Paul Gilkes, Coin World Staff
February 21, 2011

Stephen L.Tanenbaum, 62, was fatally injured Feb. 11 in New York City when he was struck by a car driven by fleeing murder suspect Maksim Gelman. He was not killed immediately, but died of his injuries later. Mr. Tanenbaum was an expert in Civil War tokens, Hard Times tokens, inaugural medals, merchant and transportation tokens, and many other areas of exonumia. Read more...

The Civil War Token Journal Memorial Article
Spring 2011

We report with great sadness that CWTS Board of Governors member and former Vice President Steve Tanenbaum was tragically killed on February 11. He was run down in Brooklyn by a stolen automobile driven by Maksim Gelman, who was fleeing after stabbing three people to death. Steve was 62 years old. Read more...


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Huffington Post
March 8, 2011

New York Times
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Saturday, February 12, 2011

New York Daily News
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Saturday, February 12, 2011



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