Dave Bowers has penned a new book on the Vermont coppers. Prepublication orders are being taken now - here's the
announcement. I ordered one myself, and look forward to reading it. -Editor
The Copper Coins of Vermont and Interrelated Issues 1783-1788
By Q. David Bowers
A Rarity is Created!
Perhaps one you’d like to own, especially if you like numismatic history!
It was as a teenager in the 1950s that Dave Bowers began studying and collecting the 1785-1788 copper coins issued by the Republic of
Vermont (which did not become a state until 1791). From then down to today he has bought, sold, and collected many pieces, including those our firm
has handled in “name” collections.
Dave has kept a file of interesting anecdotes, stories, historical accounts, and more. He has combined these with a definitive text on all 39
different Vermont die combinations with technical aspects, rarity, and more. The Copper Coins of Vermont and Interrelated Issues 1783-1788 is
guaranteed not only to be filled with important information, but to be a “good read” as well. The foreword is by Ray Williams, well known in the
field of early American coins.
As to the rarity of the book, this is a limited-edition, with a run of just 500 copies. The book is 176 pages, large 8½ by 11 inches in size,
quality hardbound, and in full color. Each will have a special numbered bookplate (1 to 500) signed by Dave. Shipment is expected in August.
List price: $39.95 (if any remain after this offer)
Prepublication special: Just $29.95 plus $5 shipping to U.S. addresses. Limit: 2 copies per household. This offer is subject to prior sale
and confirmation by us. (Pre-publication special expires Friday, July 20, 2018)
To order: Call 866-811-1804 or 603-569-0823 and pay with a credit card. Or you can send a check (made out to Stack’s Bowers Galleries) to
Stack’s Bowers Galleries/PO Box 1804/Wolfeboro, NH 03894/Attn: Book Sales.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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