THIS WEEK IN NUMISMATIC HISTORY
By coincidence I received in the mail this week lot #156 from
Charles Davis' recent sale. Dated April 2, 1874, it is a
"Circular to Collectors" from J. Colvin Randall and John W.
Haseltine describing their efforts to strike copies of Lovett's
1861 Confederate Cent from the original dies obtained from
the engraver. Most of what is known today about these
restrikes can be traced to this interesting piece of
Wayne Homren, Editor
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