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This week we open with one book review, two obituaries and one non-obituary, followed by the latest update from the Newman Numismatic Portal.
Other topics this week include sculptor Lee Lawrie, a contemporary account of the Connecticut Coppers, electronic publishing and vanishing websites, Jernigan's Lottery medal, recent and
upcoming coin auctions, coinage debasement in medieval England, the 1632 Purim talers, the first 1794 dollars and the 1796 blockheads.
To learn more about Marvin Tameanko, Dick Punchard, J.S.G. Boggs, Martinus Scriblerus, Pol Dom, Demetrius T. Eaton, Dave Perkins, Amon Carter, Jr., Eric Bloodaxe, the All Russian Central Union of
Consumer Societies, the E Pluribus Venom Note, the Rectoverso Technique (no, it's not dirty), and getting the 'h" out of Pittsburgh, read on. Have a great week, everyone!
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