America’s Gold Coinage


(Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 6, 1990)

edited by William E. Metcalf

Hardcover, 132 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-238-9
ISBN-10: 0-89722-238-5
Price: US$15.00 (no Member discount)

This volume is a record of the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1989.


A Study of Classic Half Eagles 1834–1838 (John W. McCloskey)

U.S. Gold Bullion Coins: A Nineteenth-Century Proposal (Cory Gillilland)

Metallic Panaceas: Gold Bugs, Silver Crusaders and the Wizard of Oz (Walter H. Breen)

In Search of the Imperfect Coin: A Cautionary Tale (Charles R. Hoskins)

“An onerous and delicate task”: Franklin Peale’s Mission South 1837 (Richard G. Doty)

Collecting United States Gold Coins: A Numismatic History (Q. David Bowers)

The Politics of Coinage as Illustrated by Recent Commemorative Issues

Reflections on the Gold Coinage of the Twentieth Century

The Coinage of The Americas Conference is an annual meeting that provides a forum for exchange of knowledge on a selected theme in the numismatics of the western hemisphere.