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Illustrated history of the United States mint

George Greenlief Evans

Illustrated history of the United States mint

with a complete description of American coinage, from the earliest period to the present time. The process of melting, refining, assaying, and coining gold and silver fully described

by George Greenlief Evans

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Published by G.G. Evans in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coinage,
  • Mints

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith biographical sketches of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, John Jay Knox, James P. Kimball, Daniel M. Fox, and the mint officers from its foundation to the present time. To which are added a glossary of mint terms and the latest official tables of the annual products of gold and silver in the different states, and foreign countries, with monetary statistics of all nations. Illustrated with phototypes, steel plate portraits and wood engravings, with numerous plates of photographic reproductions of rare American coins, and price list of their numismatic value
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG459 .E7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25460820M
    LC Control Number06012436
    OCLC/WorldCa1308935

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Mint and Coinage by Don Taxay is a detailed history of our mint and is in some peoples opinion (including mine) the greatest book on U.S. coins ever written. Another (out of print) book is Don Taxay's Counterfeit, Mis-Struck and Unofficial U.S. by: 1. Illustrated History of the United States Mint: With a Complete Description of American Coinage, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.

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A History of the United States Mint and Its Coinage. New York: Whitman, pp. Taxay, Don. The United States Mint and Coinage: An Illustrated History from to the Present. New York: Arco, pp. The Old U.S. Mint: A Historic Property of the Louisiana State Museum.

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The process of melting, refining, assaying, and coining gold and silver fully described: with biographical sketches of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, John Jay Knox, James P.

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Mint was produced for the better part of two decades, first by Smith and later by George Evans. As the years went by, the book grew to nearly pages and included 24 pages of photographic plates. By Q. David Bowers, Rare, Illustrated book on United States Gold Coins.

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Includes a for /5.rich history of the United States and its eras of colonization, con-"ict, revolution, expansion, prosperity and beyond; the matter of commerce and coinage as it parallels to that history becomes much more vivid and digestible to the outsider.!is book is intended to condense that history into one illustrated volume.An overview of the history of money was given, together with a description of terms, information concerning mints, and related items.

Then followed a listing of United States copper, silver, and gold coins, including commemoratives, together with prices paid, usually stated in .