New subscribers this week include: Jesse Gingold and Harry Spielberg. Welcome aboard! We now have 1,803 subscribers.
This week we open with a reminder about Kolbe & Fanning New York numismatic literature sale, one new book and a discussion of an old one by a
Treasurer of the United States.
Other topics include the smallest and largest numismatic items, The Elder Monthly, Ricketts's Circus tokens, John W. Adams, Oscar
Pearl, Abe Kosoff, Reed Hawn, Charles Cushing Wright, and King Ethelred the Unready.
To learn more about Thomas Jefferson and his decimals, Tom Elder's paperweight , Walter O. Woods and Uncle Sam's Money, Victor
Bishop's aluminum, uncut sheets of French assignats, Big Ben, the Magna Carta, and a pelican medal, read on. Have a great week,
Editor, The E-Sylum
Wayne Homren, Editor
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