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The E-Sylum: Volume 12, Number 48, November 29, 2009, Article 11

LEIDMAN ENGRAVED 1921 DOLLAR RECOVERED

An engraved 1921 dollar numbered #12 was among the items recently stolen from dealer Julian Leidman. As reported last week, many of the stolen items have been recovered. This week Julian confirmed that the engraved dollar was also among the recovered items. -Editor

1921-D Engraved Morgan Dollar #4

In 1921 then director of the Denver mint embarked on a plan to engrave the first 100 Morgan Dollars to be minted by his facility. It became readily apparent that there simply was not enough time to complete the task, engraving dollars being much more arduous than expected. The project was stopped after only 12 coins were completed. This coin is number 4 of the twelve

To read the earlier E-Sylum article, see: COIN DEALER JULIAN LEIDMAN VICTIM OF VEHICLE BURGLARY (www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v12n42a11.html)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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