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This week we open with information on the next issue of our print journal, The Asylum, and notes from numismatic literature dealers Fred Lake and Kolbe & Fanning. Next up are announcements of two new books and a review of Pierre Fricke's new book on Confederate Currency.
Other topics include Canadian numismatist Louis-Joseph Casault, the 1851 Lewis Roper sale, Janvier reducing lathes, the 1935 Baltimore coin hoard, my numismatic diary, medals for Muhammad Ali and Arnie Palmer, and the Felix Wasserman collection of gold coins.
To learn more about that engraved 1840-O Half Dollar, the PEI Holey Dollar, the “Dollar with Flying Eagle", Russian machinist Andrei Konstantinovich Nartov, the man who slept in the Library of Parliament, librarian tattoos, paranormal coins and currency, the only cent on Mars and what coins should accompany frozen dead people to the future, read on.
Have a great week, everyone!
Editor, The E-Sylum
Wayne Homren, Editor
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