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VOLUME 132 FEBRUARY 2019

Contents for collectors of coins, medals, tokens & paper money

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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

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NUMISMATIC PERSONALITIES William Eckberg

MILITARY MEDALS Greg D. Ruby

COLLECTING Tom Lopez, Ph.D.

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FEATURES

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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