VOLUME 135 JUNE 2022
Contents for collectors of coins, medals, tokens & paper money at 06
Erick Bollmann & the Platinum Half Dollar In the early 19th century, a determined chemist experimented with a new metal for use in a number of objects, including 50-cent pieces. John M. Kleeberg
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Robert B. Kelley
PAPER MONEY Todd R. Sciore
On the Way to Cape May: A Numismatic Day Trip The lyrics of this summertime song set on the Jersey Shore inspired a themed collection of National Bank notes.
NUMISMATIC MYSTERIES Robert Alan Witmeyer
Mummy Money: Urban Myth or Forgotten History? Not all paper has its origins in wood—some 1800s currency might have been printed on paper made of linens commandeered from Egyptian tombs.
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