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The American Numismatic Manual of the Currency or Money of the Aborigines, and Colonial, State, and United States Coins; With Historical and Descriptive Notices of Each Coin or Series (Paperback) Loot Price: R405
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The American Numismatic Manual of the Currency or Money of the Aborigines, and Colonial, State, and United States Coins; With...
The American Numismatic Manual of the Currency or Money of the Aborigines, and Colonial, State, and United States Coins; With...

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The American Numismatic Manual of the Currency or Money of the Aborigines, and Colonial, State, and United States Coins; With Historical and Descriptive Notices of Each Coin or Series (Paperback)

unknownauthor, Montroville Wilson Dickeson; Created by General Books

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Three-cent Piece. Device.--A six-pointed star, in the centre of which is a shield. 1851. Legend.--HOTTED STATES OF AMERICA. Exergue.--1851. Reverse.--An ornamented C, in the centre of which are the numerals TTT.; ahove is the olive branch, and beneath are the arrows; and around the edge of the field are thirteen six-pointed stars.1 (Size 3. See Plate XVI., Figure 17.) Much odium was visited upon this little coin when it first made its appearance. It has, however, survived it, and is now a great favorite. There were one type and two varieties of this coin, and the number coined was 5,447,400. Plenty. 1 The Mint at New Orleans issued a similar piece, with the letter O upon it. Half-dollar. The designs unchanged, except by the addition of a barbed arrow on each 1853. side of the exergue, on the obverse, and the rays in the background of the eagle -- covering the entire field on the reverse. There were of this emission two types and three varieties, and the number coined was 2,892,000. They are plenty. 1 To June 30th. COPPER COINAGE. Following will be found the types and varieties of this currency, with such history and incidents in relation thereto as we have been able to gather. Though a despised coin--too often, we fear, the consequence of affectation--it has been, and continues to ibe a very useful one; enabling him who affects to disregard trifles, to gratify to the utmost the natural cupidity, which, in pecuniary transactions, is often enchanted with the advantage of a penny. For our own part, we deem it an important medium, between man and man, which not only subserves the purposes of a fractional currency, but sometimes quiets the fractional ideas which otherwise might result in differences that a larger denomination of coin could not heal. Chain Ce...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: unknownauthor • Montroville Wilson Dickeson
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16271-8
Barcode: 9781150162718
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-16271-6

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