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December 2003

VOLUME 116

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FOR COLLECTORS OF COINS, MEDALS, TOKENS AND PAPER MONEY

NUMBER 12

COVER STORY

U. S. COINAGE

32 ~ MacNeil's Liberty: Art or Obscenity?

Public outrage changed the look of Liberty. Timothy B. Benford Jr.

COIN PHOTO: ANA MUSEUM/JOHN NEBEL

FEATURES

MONEY 8, LITERATURE

38 ~ Annotated Dickens

A $10 note claims literary connections. Marilyn A. Reback lU/ IRATVII I Mr il LNjll

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U. S. COINAGE

41 ~ Time for a Little Change

Plastic coins? Do the math. . . it makes sense. Mark Benvenuto

CANADIAN COINAGE

47 ~ Death Dollar Post-Mortem

Like a coin, raven symbolism has two sides. Daniel Gosling

Yuletide stories past and present. pages 38, 50, 108

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U. S. PAPER MONEY

50 ~ St. Nick Notes Still Spread

Holiday Cheer The legendary gift-giver graces bank notes. Jennifer Knight

Plastic fantastic?

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WORLD COINAGE

54 ~ Klippe and Save

The odd shapes of siege money have rustic appeal. Nancy E. Martindale Crude cuts.

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Memaloose chIckamIn.

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