American Numismatic Society
American Numismatic Society





America's Gold Coinage edited by William E. Metcalf (Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 6, 1990)

Hardcover, 132 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-238-9
ISBN-10: 0-89722-238-5

A record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1989. Contents: A Study of Classic Half Eagles 1834-1838, A Nineteenth-Century Proposal, Metallic Panaceas: Gold Bugs, Silver Crusaders and the Wizard of Oz, In Search of the IMperfect Coin: A Cautionary Tale, "An onerous and delicate task": Franklin Peale's Mission South 1837, Collecting United States Gold Coins: A Numismatic History, The Politics of Coinage as Illustrated by Recent Commemorative Issues, and Reflections on the Gold Coinage of the Twentieth Century.

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