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V38N4 Table of Contents

Winter 2020

    • The Rare First Printing of The Fantastic 1804 Dollar: An Explanatory and Comprehensive Census of Surviving Copies, By Leonard Augsburger and Joel J. Orosz
    • Good Manners for Today’s Polite Coin Collector: A Cradle-to-Grave Handbook of Numismatic Etiquette, By Christopher R. McDowell
    • Remembering Frank Katen, By Charles Sullivan
    • 21 Years After Frost’s Encheiridion: The Second American Book on Ancients, By David D. Gladfelter
    • My Personal Numismatic Library, By Charles Davis
    • James Ferrier, Jr.: Hardware Merchant, Numismatist and Microscopist, By Ted Banning
    • A Collection of Trifles, By David Pickup



    Click on the link below for free PDF Copy of the Summer Issue V38N2:

    Free PDF of Asylum V38N2 Summer 2020

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    Articles submitted for publication should be of general interest to readers of The Asylum and pertain to numismatic literature, numismatic personalities, or general numismatic research. Publication and editing are at the sole discretion of the editor.

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    Maria Fanning, Editor
    The Asylum
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    The deadlines for submission are as follows, but may be changed as needed at the editor's discretion. 
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    Index

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    25-Year Index (2007)
    5-Year Supplement (2012)
    or you can download the files as PDF documents
    25 Year Index
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    V38N2

    Asylum V38N2 Evolution of a Numismatic Library Part 1
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    Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964) Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.

    Photo from the cover of Louis Helfenstein Collection of Large Cents (August 14, 1964). Catalog image courtesy of Dan Hamelberg.
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