Among our new subscribers this week are
Cuneyd Tolek, courtesy of Fred Schwan, and
We now have 1,392 email subscribers, plus 105 followers on Facebook, including Kevin Stroud, David Menchell and Guerdy Lissade.
This week we open with numismatic literature sale updates from David Sklow and George Kolbe, followed by three new book announcements and two great book reviews from Jeff Reichenberger and Dick Johnson. Next up is word from ANS Librarian Elizabeth Hahn about a wonderful new acquisition relating to U.S. colonial coins.
Other topics this week include Al Hoch's first numismatic publishing venture, the Medallic Art Company web site, pattern half eagles, Google Books, and the Union Shield cent reverse design.
To learn more about the Alchemical Medallion, Dr. Thomas P. Hall's colonial encyclopedia, Yap Stone money myths, and the restoration of a Fractional Currency Shield, read on. Have a great week, everyone!
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