VOLUME 132 FEBRUARY 2019
Contents for collectors of coins, medals, tokens & paper money
COVER STORY Photo: Robert B. Kelley Material: David Schenkman,
Dave & Mike Force
The Scrip of DuBois, Pennsylvania Notes from this once-bustling town named for a talented local businessman could be redeemed for goods or discounts. David Schenkman
NUMISMATIC PERSONALITIES William Eckberg
MILITARY MEDALS Greg D. Ruby
COLLECTING Tom Lopez, Ph.D.
The Tragic Tale of Joseph Wright The U.S. Mint’s first engraver was an accomplished artist who died before he could produce any coinage dies.
Holmes & Watson in the Great War: The Decorated Duo of Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce The noteworthy British actors received military honors for their service in World War I.
A Waste of Money? Some coins possess symbolic meaning and become treasured objects that are worth far more than their face value.
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