American Journal of Numismatics 9


Paperback, 159 pp., 7 pls.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-267-9
ISBN-10: 0-89722-267-9
Price: $40.00

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  • Arthur Houghton. Some Seleucid Test Pieces
  • L. A. Saryan. An Unpublished Silver Drachm Attributed to Artaxias III (A.D. 18–34) of Armenia
  • Kevin Butcher and Matthew Ponting. A Study of the Chemical Composition of Roman Silver Coinage, A.D. 196–97
  • Gerald M. Browne. The Elephant-Rider Dinaras of Kumaragupta I
  • Touraj Daryaee. The Use of Religio-Political Propaganda on the Coinage of Xusro II
  • Elizabeth M. Nuxoll. A Generation of Numismatic Cooperation: Findings on the Notes and Coins of the Confederation through the Papers of Robert Morris
  • T. V. Buttrey. False Western American Gold Bars
  • S. E. Buttrey and T. V. Buttrey. Calculating Ancient Coin Production, Again. Reviewing de Callatay, Depeyrot, and Villaronga, L’Argent monnaye d’Alexandre le grand a Augusle, and de Callatay, “Calculating Ancient Coin Production; Seeking a Balance
  • Book Reviews

Money of the American Colonies and Confederation (Out of Print)

(Numismatic Studies 20, 1992)

by Philip L. Mossman

Hardcover, 312 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-249-5
ISBN-10: 0-89722-249-0


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Chapter One: The Economic Relationship Between England and her North American
Chapter Two: Money in Early America: Wampum, Commodities, Foreign Coins
Chapter Three: Massachusetts and Maryland Silver Coinage
Chapter Four: Colonial Paper Currency
Chapter Five: The Emergence of Copper Coinage
Chapter Six: The New Constellation
Chapter Seven: Coinage of the Confederation Period
Chapter Eight: The Coppers Panic of 1789
Chapter Nine: Toward a More Perfect Union
Appendix 1: Conversion into Various Monies of Account
Appendix 2: Summary of Overstruck Coppers
Appendix 3: Assay Calculations
Appendix 4: Weight Distribution Analyses of Confederation Coppers
Appendix 5: “A Treatise on Copper Coins”

Coinage of the American Confederation Period


(Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 11, 1996)

edited by Philip L. Mossman

Hardcover, 346 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-263-1
ISBN-10: 0-89722-263-6
Price: US$25.00 (no Member discount)

This volume contains papers drawn from the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1995.


The American Confederation: The Times and Its Money (Philip L. Mossman)

The English George III Contemporary Counterfeit Halfpenny: A Statistical Study of Production and Distribution (Charles W. Smith)

The Shipwreck of the Faithful Steward: A “Missing Link” in the Export of British and Irish Halfpence (John M. Kleeberg)

New Thoughts on the Nova Constellatio Private Copper Coinage (Eric P. Newman)

Vermont Coppers: Coinage of an Independent Republic (Pete Smith)

The So-Called Atlee Broken “A” Letter Punch (John Lorenzo)

Coinage During the Confederation: Two Near Misses for Matthew Boulton (Richard G. Doty)

Coinage Featuring George Washington (George Fuld)

Medals of the Comitia Americana Series in the Collections of the American Numismatic Society and Other Public Institutions (Alan M. Stahl)

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.