The Token: America’s Other Money


(Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings 10, 1995)

edited by Richard G. Doty

Hardcover, 224 pp.
ISBN-13: 978-0-89722-260-0
ISBN-10: 0-89722-260-1
Price: US$25.00 (no Member discount)

This volume contains papers drawn from the Coinage of the Americas Conference (COAC) held in 1994.


The History and Die Varieties of the Higley Coppers (Daniel Fields)

The Theatre at New York (John M. Kleeberg)

Two Coins in One: Large Cents with Interesting Counterstamps (Q. David Bowers)

The Promotion and Suppression of Hard Times Tokens (Eric P. Newman)

Early Transportation Tokens and Tickets of New York City (George S. Cuhaj)

A. M. (M. A.) Abrahams and His Tokens (Robert D. Leonard)

U.S. Civil War Tokens (George Fuld)

John Gault and J. C. Ayer: Encased Postage Stamp Maker and his Largest Client (Wayne Homren)

Struck Copies of Early American Tokens (Julius Reiver)

An Overview of United States Tokens 1700–1900 (Russell Rulau)

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.