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VOLUME 134 JANUARY 2021

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

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Alexander Hamilton & the Panic of 1792 America’s first Treasury Secretary stepped in to stem Wall Street’s first crash, which was partly caused by rampant speculation. Eric Brothers

COVER STORY

Photo: ANA Museum/

Robert B. Kelley

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JANUARY 2021

FEATURES

MEDALS Tom Lopez, Ph.D.

COUNTERMARKED COINS David Wolfer

A Medal to Die for: Numismatic Mementos of a French President Prominent French artists created beautiful medallic works that immortalize Sadi Carnot, their beloved and respected leader.

Convict Stampees of Cayenne: Fraudulent Coinage of the “Dry Guillotine” Skilled prisoners who were banished to French Guiana found a way to put their expertise to use.

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