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VOLUME 132 APRIL 2019

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

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COVER STORY Photo: Robert B. Kelley Material: ANA Museum

The American Art-Union & C.C. Wright’s John Trumbull Medal A mid-19th-century organization devoted to promoting and preserving American art commissioned beautiful medals honoring U.S. artists. Jacob Lipson

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BRITISH COINAGE Bob Bair

U.S. COINAGE Mike Costanzo

EXONUMIA Charmy Harker

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FEATURES

Queen Victoria’s Gold Sovereigns British coins bearing the monarch’s image helped facilitate Great Britain’s Industrial Revolution and symbolized the nation’s development into a mighty empire.

Removed from the Red Book The New England stiver once appeared in the popular reference, but it quietly disappeared from its pages in the early 1970s.

Louis S. Werner’s Novel Cents An enterprising numismatist made and sold clever souvenirs that memorialized historic events and special occasions.

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