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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 47, No. 1 (pg. 20)

    1/1/2013

    July 15 1974 penny wise Vol VIII No 4 Pages I88 I93 September 15 1974 PENNY WISE Vol VIII No 5 Pages 228 237 November 15 1974 PENNY WISE Vol VIII No 6 Pages I3I I35 January 15 1975 PENNY WISE Vol IX No I Pages 38 41 Mareh 15 1975 PENNY WISE Vol IX No 2 Pages 90 94 May 15 1975 PENNY WISE Vol IX No 3 Pages I57 I60 July 15 1975 PENNY WISE Vol I


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    The Asylum, Summer 2004 (pg. 151)

    7/1/2004

    THE ASYLUM V SUMMER 2004 221 Comments on proof large cents and other matters Notes that there is nothing new yet on the publication dates for my books a refrain Breen would unfortunately end up repeating often in life Title presumably not Breen s Walter Breen Comments on penny wise No 11 Penny Wise 3 1969 pp 93 94 Breen comments on a number of topics particularly on John Wright s article on 1794 1807 reverse types Title presumably not Breen s Walter Breen Comments on the 1795 G 3 CMM 2a Half Cent Penny Wise 8 1974 p 69 Comments on an article by Milton B Pfeffer which appeared in the November 1973 issue of Penny Wise largely concerning emission sequen


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 47, No. 1 (pg. 19)

    1/1/2013

    Coleman Jr Richard T March 15 2003 penny wise Volume XXXVII No 2 Page 106 1 15 Proof Coronet Half Cents with Large Berry Reverse Part 2 1842 1845 Lithotechinical Services Inc 1600 West 92 Street Minneapolis MN 55431 Coleman Jr Richard T May 15 2003 PENNY WISE Volume XXXVII No 3 Pages 196 202 A Listing of Coronet Head Proof Half Cents Part Three 1846 through 1848 Lithotechinical Services Inc 1600 West 92 Str


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 5, No. 1(22) (pg. 31)

    1/15/1971

    FIE ON COIN WORLD Despite the fact that penny wise and the EAC are well known to COIN WORLD and its Editor Margo Russell the following item appeared in its December 2nd issue page 39 PENNY WISE HAS NEW EDITOR Warren A Lapp took over as Editor of PENNY WISE the official publication of the Early Anerlcan Coppers Association following the retirement of William Parks He called attention to an article on Large Cent Restrikes by members Jeff


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 35, No. 2 (203) (pg. 27)

    3/15/2001

    an has been supposed We also correlated the varieties of 1794 1796 with the reported delivery dates The Liberty Cap half cent variety survivorships like those of the later types correlate well with the reported deliveries We also present evidence suggesting that the mintage of the 1796 issues was larger than has been supposed References 1 Eckberg W R 2000 How many half cents are there penny wise 34 172 2 Eckberg W R 2000 Rarities and hoard coins the half cents of 1825 1857 Penny Wise 34 254 3 Eckberg W R 2000 Survivorship of the 1809 181 1 half cents Penny Wise 34 267 4 Eckberg W R 2001 Delivery dates of the 1803 1808 half cent varieties Penny Wise 35 issue 1 6 Manley R 2000 Original mintages of the 1797 and 1800 half cents Penny Wise 34 179 7 Bre


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 29, No. 1(166) (pg. 39)

    1/15/1995

    CD ROM REVIEW THE penny wise RESEARCH EIBRARY Ray Medhurst In September the long awaited Penny Wise issues on CD ROM appeared in my mailbox I hurriedly ripped open the package and headed upstairs to my computer I read the directions while my computer pulled itself up by the bootstraps The ROM flopped into my double spin drive and away I went After a couple of minutes I sat back in my chair and said to myself This is n


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 43, No. 1 (pg. 39)

    1/1/2009

    The moral of this story is that quality is not always a guarantee for profit and that knowledge and good negotiating skills are paramount Joe was a person who I will always have a great deal of admiration and respect for as did just about everyone who knew him WRITING ARTICLES FOR penny wise Ray Rouse In the recent December 2008 EAC Region 8 Newsletter Harry Salyards the editor of Penny Wise called for submissions for the January edition of Penny Wise claiming that the cupboard was bare and no articles were available This is not a new phenomenon Over the years about the only editions of Penny Wise that always seem to have articles are the ones following the annual convention Sin


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 35, No. 6 (207) (pg. 15)

    11/15/2001

    t effect on the overall survival rate of any cent date from 1816 1839 A year with one of the most specimens in this hoard was 1838 with nearly 400 cents reported 13 However this is only a tiny fraction of the 19 000 survivors that are estimated to exist representing 0 3 of the original 1838 mintage References 1 Ron Manley The Original Mintages of Middle Date Cents Part I 1816 1822 penny wise Vol XXXV No 4 239 2001 2 Ron Manley The Original Mintages of Middle Date Cents Part II 1832 1839 Penny Wise Vol XXXV No 5 301 2001 3 Ron Manley The Original Mintages of Middle Date Cents Part III 1823 1831 Penny Wise Vol XXXV No 6 2001 this issue 4 Ron Manley The Classic Head Cent Varieties Estimated Mintages and Survivorship Penny Wise Vol XXXV No 3


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 36, No. 6 (213) (pg. 12)

    11/15/2002

    t be 100 certain of these assignments without independent confirmation from planchet analysis Advanced techniques such as PIXE trace element analysis may provide this Since 1800 dated cents were almost certainly not struck after 1800 their original mintage was likely 1 256 175 cents References 1 Craig Sholley Examining the Mintage Estimates Part I The Cents of 1795 1796 and 1797 penny wise XXXII 252 1998 2 Ron Manley Survivorship of Early Large Cents Penny Wise XXXVI 64 2002 3 R S Yeoman A Guide Book of United States Coins 55th edition edited by Kenneth Bressett 2002 pp 81 82 4 Tom Reynolds Examining the Current Rarity Ratings Part 3 Penny Wise XXIII 155 1989 5 Tom Reynolds Examining the Current Rarity Ratings Part 4 Penny Wise XXIII 222


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 18, No. 1(100) (pg. 87)

    1/15/1984

    east EAC Regional meeting with my wife and we had a very entertaining afternoon I met some very nice people who had the same interests that I do we talked about coin finds and I learned something about whist matches After I judged a large cent whist match I participated in a half cent whist match with three other members and enjoyed the match immensely I am enclosing a leader from a film penny wise which advertises brass and copper products manufactured by my employer The Anaconda American Brass Co now known as Arco Metals Please make the leader a part of your PENNY WISE collection And from Dorothy Wise Kincaide I hope that the enclosed will be an addi tion to your Penny Wise collection My daughter s maiden name is PennyWise Penny was 24 on December 23 and she live


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 17, No. 3(96) (pg. 29)

    5/15/1983

    nature of the comments we have chosen to withhold the names of the various authors 1 The ANA critique of penny wise says more about what s wrong with ANA than EAC i e their concern for structure over substance I fail to see the logic behind the demand for a larger masthead Seems a pompous waste of space to me The table of contents is useful much easier to refer back to an article But calling PENNY WISE a frightening experience sets my blood to boiling Sure it takes some intelligence to understand


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 36, No. 1 (208) (pg. 11)

    1/15/2002

    lly received and coinage evidently began on June 30 1834 Although Mint Director Samuel Moore s goal was to report only the number of coins struck each year regardless of their date s the numbers of surviving half cents dated 1832 1834 are consistent with mintages recorded for the years 1833 1835 respectively References 1 Ron Manley The Original Mintages of Half Cents Dated 1825 1835 penny wise Vol XXXIV No 6 328 2000 2 R W Julian US Half Cent Thrives Despite Second Rate Treatment Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine Vol 38 No 440 886 1972 3 R W Julian The Half Cent Coinages of 1831 1835 Penny Wise Vol XXXIV No 6 340 2000 reprinted from the 1 986 New England Journal of Numismatics 4 R W Julian The Half Cent Coinage of 1832 1835 Penny Wise Vol XXXV


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 35, No. 1 (202) (pg. 37)

    1/15/2001

    lf cents 17 Therefore the 1825 half cents minted using the defective collar was probably 22 000 pieces This represents about two days mintage of the 63 000 half cents struck in December 1825 References 1 Ebenezer Gilbert The United States Half Cents 1916 p 33 2 Roger S Cohen Jr American Half Cents the Little Half Sisters 1st edition 1971 3 Ronald J Guth Half Sense penny wise Vol IX No 5 247 1975 4 Milton B Pfeffer Half Cents Catalogue Sales Addenda Penny Wise Vol XI No 1 45 1977 5 Roger S Cohen Jr American Half Cents the Little Half Sisters 2nd edition 1982 p 79 6 Walter Breen Encyclopedia of United States Half Cents 1793 1857 1983 pp 320 322 337 7 R W Julian Production of Half Cents Fluctuated 1825 1836 Numismatic


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    Coin World [04/02/1986] (pg. 72)

    4/2/1986

    72 COIN WORLD Wednesday April 2 1986 penny wise editor resigns after 19 years Penny Wise is losing its editor and its printer mailer both of whom have been with the publication since it was founded in 1967 Warren Lapp for 19 years editor of Penny Wise the official publication of the Early American Coppers Club has announced his retirement from the position as a result of a heart attack he suffered Jan 31 Lapp was one of the origin


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    The Asylum, Summer 2004 (pg. 130)

    7/1/2004

    e Numismatic Scrapbook Magazine 24 1958 p 902 A very brief response to two queries printed in the March 1958 issue s What Others Say department the first regarding an alleged 1804 dollar with Washington s portrait on it and the second regarding the strength of magnet required to attract a 1943 steel cent Published in the What Others Say department of the magazine Letter to the Editor penny wise 23 1989 pp 48 52 The first of two letters published here this one is addressed to Harry Salyards editor of Penny Wise and updates Salyards on the events in Breen s life particularly the health of Breen s wife Marion Zimmer Bradley Also touches on the discovery of an S 229 large cent with a retained cud Letter to the Editor Penny Wise 23 1989 pp 48 52 The second of two letters p


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 99 (pg. 20)

    4/1/1995

    April 1995 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 1499 I would like to acknowledge Michael J Hodder for his numismatic Input and Philip DeVIccI for the use of his photographic expertise and equipment RM REFERENCES 1 Lorenzo J Maris 17 b A Planchet Size and Overstriking Puzzle penny wise Sept 15 1994 No 164 pp 291 296 2 Lorenzo J Letter to the Editor Penny Wise Nov 15 1994 No 1 65 pp 423 424 3 Hodder M New Jersey 17 b Reconsidered A Puzzle Not Quite so Puzzling Penny Wise Nov 15 1994 No 165 pp 354 359 4 Hodder Michael Personal Communication 5 Maris E A Historic Sketch of the Coins of New Jersey Philadelphia 1881 6 Moore R A Simple Att


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 1, No. 3 (pg. 19)

    12/1/1967

    s o s penny wise SEEKS MONETARY AID S O S In order to continue the publication of PENNY WISE we are asking at this time for voluntary contributions from the membership Any donation no matter how small or large is earnestly solicited However any such donation shall be strictly voluntary and all members whether they contribute or not will continue to receive PENNY WISE so long as it is published The cost


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 7, No. 6(39) (pg. 13)

    11/15/1973

    R MSerfol 3M F RUSSELt RULAU STAN fifer COURTNEY L COFFINS EDWARD J FtSiSCHMANN Nemiemetk IHwNretw F MORTON RSsEO Staff Members Belong To WAYNE LAWRENCE AdvwrtMas DSrectee Adv S rf THOMAS BHILER A r M r JAMES PULTON JEEP WILLIAMS WILLIAM HAMPTON EVELYN FAIR FERN FRIES Won M M r CireulaHea DtfMtar CECIL L WATKINS CIkiIiHm FvlfiRnteat THOMAS MINNIEAR American Numismatic Association penny wise Pound Smart A sixth anniversary in numismatics such an ancient cience ordinarily would hardly seem worthy of recogni tion However that important and outstanding organiza tion the Early American Coppers Club Inc is observing the sixth anniversary of its official publication Penny Wise In our estimation this deserves attention Decause Penny Wise is an epic documentation of a histo


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 9, No. 2(47) (pg. 33)

    3/15/1975

    Lucky Penny Inc had bought the equipment and inventory of Grayson s Plastics Co of Hutchinson Kansas and was moving this to their Oklahoma headquarters The new company will specialize in the manufacture of custom made coin holders although it will maintain a complete inventory of standard sized coin holders as well To dispel any doubt if there should be any it is recorded here that penny wise Products Co is in no way connected with EAC or with its journal PENNY WISE In fact EAC s president and P W s editor were a little miffed at the selection of that particular name and Herb Silberman fired off a letter to them expressing our righteous indignation Just as quickly and presumably just as miffed Allen L Binns president of Lucky Penny Inc replied Dear Sir Should we receiv


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 15, No. 3(84) (pg. 30)

    5/15/1981

    the collection would not be higher than it would be necessary to make if purchased directly from me 1 hope I did not take up too much of your time but am so proud of this collection and am sure since you are interested in choice cents you would be interested in this remarkable set Again many thanks and with kind personal regards Cordially yours BMM VJ 9 c3 C3f jfc3iea c3 c3fc3 C3 ca e c3 c penny wise POPS UP AGAIN Just as P W was about to be mailed out to Bill Parks for printing and mail ing the Editor received a parcel in the mail In the parcel was a paperback titled PENNY WISE by Sarah Carlisle Published by Fawcett Coventry of New York the novel is a Regency love story in the Coventry Romances series and seems to involve a Miss Penny Wise The Editor is happy to add it to his other mem


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 18, No. 2(101) (pg. 29)

    3/15/1984

    eady Penny Wise 100th a triumph The Early American Coppers Club celebrated a 100th anniversary in Jan uary no mean feat for a club founded 18 years ago in the summer of 1967 Editorial How did the club circumvent time and accomplish this event By publish ing the 100th consecutive issue of the best numismatic publication printed by any club association or society bar none in my opinion penny wise The 100th issue of Penny Wise is a milestone in the annals of numismatic club publications and a triumph for se rious numismatic researchers every where whether or not they collect the specialties of members half cents Large cents Colonial coppers and Hard Times tokens Forty one contrib utors have filled its 96 pages with the quality of articles personal recollec tions analyses and


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    History of the Early American Coppers Club (pg. 4)

    11/15/1997

    mimeograph machine and I would pay for the cost of printing and mailing Herb approved the venture and that was the start of P W We considered various names for the publication most of them starting with Penny e g Penny Royal Pennyworth Penny Ante etc The name penny wise was suggested by Bill Parks We liked it because its initials duplicated Penny Whimsy Herb saw and approved each issue of P W before it was printed and mailed out Voluntary contributions supported the first three issues of P W For 1968 the price of a subscription and membership in EAC was set at 10 Chuck Funk who produced indexes for the first 20 years reported that through the end of V


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 3, No. 4(13) (pg. 2)

    7/15/1969

    ailed to pay their 1969 dues at all and for them this is POSITIVELY the last issue they will receive Five dollars seems like a reason able enough price in these days and times especially when the six issues per volume cost the club about 6 to 7 perhaps more to print and to mail We at headquarters for the EAC don t have too much to say for those who have continued to accept delivery of penny wise every two months but who have con tributed neither material nor cash to keep the bulletin active How much of a sponger can one be Although many letters praising PENNY WISE have been received from time to time although PENNY WISE has been well accepted by outstanding numismatists and numismatic publications we occasionally get a Dear John letter too viz Please drop my name from member


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 17, No. 3(96) (pg. 30)

    5/15/1983

    4 I would like to offer a comment regarding the ANA s critique of PENNY WISE Rubbish I think that they in their collective wisdom missed the point 5 The comments by this member were written onto a photocopy of ANA s letter as follows A Who cares B T aken care of n 099 J D Good idea E When I got my first copy of penny wise I loved it F Please don t bind each issue Please keep the pages separate Much as this must hurt you there are some of us who don t save it all 6 I think that PENNY WISE and EAC in general are great Thanks 7 The deadline could be worked out if we developed a backlog of material or if we did what THE NUMISMATIST does simply fill up space with ads and with material from the huge or


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 46, No. 4 (pg. 63)

    10/1/2012

    To which Matt Yohe added This brings me a discussion Craig Hamling and I have been having behind the scenes In a nutshell Craig brought up the possibility that penny wise going exclusively digital would spell the end of our editor s tenure as Dr Salyards saw no reason to continue in that capacity should Penny Wise cease in print As I stated last issue from the vast majority of responses from R8 members an exclusively digital Penny Wise doesn t appear to be an option in the future An online version is already available to ann members in the archives Perhaps


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 102 (pg. 23)

    5/1/1996

    May 1 996 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 1 633 References 1 Anton Jr W T A Modern Survey of the Copper Coinage of the State of New Jersey The Colonial Newsletter Volume 14 Serial No 44 July 1975 pp 487 513 2 Williams R Letter to the Editor penny wise Volume XXVI Issue 152 September 15 1992 p 383 3 Griffee J New Jersey Coppers Part 26 Maris 44 c Penny Wise Volume XXIX Issue 170 September 15 1995 p 260 4 Moore R A Simple Guide to the Attribution of New Jersey Copper Reverses Penny Wise Volume XXIX Issue 167 March 15 1995 pp 88 97 5 Breen W Foreword Reprint of The Coins of New Jersey by Edward Maris


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 38, No. 1 (220) (pg. 80)

    1/15/2004

    cc 77dd 251 258 Part 64 M 79 cc 80 ff 81 ll 83 ii 84 kk 85 nn 333 343 Part 64a Maris 42 1 2 c 402 403 Part 64b Maris 66 u final 404 Conclusions and Personal Thoughts 405 Newcomb Howard Rounds medal photo 261 262 Noonan Jeff letters to Internet 55 161 453 Noyes Bill Announcing Penny Prices 349 350 Call for Photography 127 Does 1847 Newcomb 25 Exist 126 127 contributions to penny wise 133 obituaries and death notices Bristow Mike 277 Hodge Stu photo 288 289 Hodge Stu Ward 319 Rose Joseph H Smith 122 Weber Bill photo 286 287 Weber Bill Ward 319 320 officers directory 2 78 188 246 324 400 Packard Mike Draped Bust Half Cent Happening 233 234 My EAC 2003 272 278 contributions to Penny Wise 132 photo 217 Palmer David letters to Internet 53 374 The Passing


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 35, No. 5 (206) (pg. 12)

    9/15/2001

    r I have ever claimed otherwise However PS is unambiguously the better method available for estimating copper mintages This includes early middle and late dates When PS is used in combination with Mint delivery records and die variety data improved mintage estimates generally result References 1 Craig Sholley Examining the Mintage Estimates Part I The Cents of 1795 1796 and 1797 penny wise Vol XXXII No 4 252 1998 2 Craig Sholley Calculating Mintages The Grand Illusion Penny Wise Vol XXXV No 2 88 2001 3 William R Eckberg Rarities and Hoard Coins the 1825 1 857 Half Cents Penny Wise Vol XXXIV No 5 267 2000 4 William R Eckberg Update on the 1809 1811 Half Cent Population Penny Wise Vol XXXIV No 6 324 2000 5 Bill Eckberg and Ron Manley


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 5, No. 6(27) (pg. 3)

    11/15/1971

    HERB SILBERMAN PRESIDENT DISCUSSES FUTURE OF EAC AND PENNY WISE First let me apologize to all of those members who paid their dues at our auaual meeting in January but still had their EAC numbers listed in our last issue of penny wise as being delinquent This has been corrected Your treasurer was new at the time and she listed ail of you as having paid your dues for 1970 rather than for 1971 And to those of you who sent in those wonderful letters and contributions of cash we at EAC extend our most heartfelt thanks The letters show that we have a group of true enthusiasts who want to make sure that we continue to publish


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 10, No. 6(57) (pg. 26)

    11/15/1976

    A word of explanation seems in order regarding the following article and the appended indices David Garvin wrote to the Editor as follows H ere is something which might or might not be of interest for penny wise It consists of two short indices listing all the large cent attribution material in P W which I have found to be useful i e information which can be used without reference to other sources I have tried to follow the style which Chuck Funk uses in the annual indexes but there are sure to be lapses in style that he could correct Also EACers may spot things that I have missed One is the se


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 19, No. 3(108) (pg. 27)

    5/15/1985

    EDITOR S REPORT ON penny wise FOR 1984 Volume XVIII of PENNY WISE was published during 1984 aid it consisted of six issues running consecutively from the 100th through the 105th The volume comprised 390 numbered pages plus a number of extra un numbered pages such as special announcements Table of Contents an index for Volume XVII etc Volume XVIII of PENNY WISE was the largest to be published so far The 100th consecutive


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 20, No. 2(113) (pg. 47)

    3/15/1986

    OPEN LETTER TO EAC MEMBERSHIP JEFFREY OLIPHANT EAC PRESIDENT It is with sadness but great appreciation that we mark the end of Dr Warren L Lapp s stewardship of penny wise and the concurrent resignation of William J Parks as printer Doc and Bill founded Penny Wise and along with our founding President Herb Silberman were the driving force in the formation and sustained growth and respect of Early American Coppers Doc and Bill have served EAC through Penny Wise for 19 years Although Herb chose not to continue as EAC President after 1978 he has played a ma


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 20, No. 4(115) (pg. 6)

    7/15/1986

    OPEN LETTER TO EAC MEMBERSHIP JEFFREY OLIPHANT EAC PRESIDENT Below is a brief report of some of the business matters and general activities of Early American Coppers Many of these items are presented in greater detail in this issue of penny wise 1 EAC 86 Our officers were pleased to see many new and familiar faces of EAC 86 in Washington D C The annual convention seems to get larger and more enjoyable each year Attendance was high and activity was brisk over the weekend The Thursday Hospitality Reception and general get together with organized activities afterwards has made this annual event a 4 day weekend Special thanks to a


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 27, No. 4(157) (pg. 17)

    7/15/1993

    tially shared the title of editor Tn 1968 Lapp was named editor and publisher Silberman and Parks were named managing editors and consultants Parks handled printing and distribution until 1986 Silberman continues to be listed as an Associate and Contributing Editor although his contributions are now less frequent The success of Early American Coppers was not assured There were concerns that penny wise would run out of material to publish within the first year Under the leadership of Warren Lapp Penny Wise became a highly respected journal The collection of large cents by variety grew beyond what was imagined by the club founders Over the years the scope of the club expanded to include collection and study of half cents colonial coppers and Hard Times Tokens The growth and success of P W


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    Coin World [09/03/1980] (pg. 91)

    9/3/1980

    except 1943 PDS Ave Circular ed 15 95 PPD Shirley Ward 4550 N W Loop 410 Ste 100 San Antonio TX 78729 MIXED ROLLS O and S Whealles mini mum 75 different dates no culls 7 tor 116 95 or 11 for 172 95 Free roll BU 1980 0 postpaid Shlrlcv Ward 4550 N W Loop 4 0 Ste 100 San Antonio TX 78229 MIXED WHEAT bags 5 000pieces each bag 1179 00 postpaid Filler 1909VDB 11 75 Good 12 75 XF 14 00 penny wise P O Box 75368 Milwaukee Wl 53225 _ MIXED WHEAT Good to BU teen lo 1950 s 12 50per roll 1980 DBUcent rolls 5 tor 13 75plus 254 per roll postaoe Coin Ex change Box 2584 Eugene OR 97402 MIXED WHEAT rolls Very few better dates however they are hloh grades orad Ino up to BU 12 50 per roll postpaid Geo physical Box 151 Bavslde NY 11361 MIXED WHEATS before 1940 S0 W 50 500 144 00 1


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    Coin World [06/24/1981] (pg. 104)

    6/24/1981

    104 COIN WORLD Wednesday June 24 1981 Publication spotlights Hard Times tokens Neglected by all but a few specialists for many years Hard Times tokens have re cently become one of the most popular areas in U S num ismatics Refleclmg the grow ing popularity in these Jackso nian era issues the May issue of penny wise devotes a major portion of its 55 pages to he series Published for its members by the Early American Coppell Club the latest issue of Penny Wise features a num ber of special articles and studies on Jacksonian era coppers William T Jones Jr sets the mood for the issue by painting a picture of the life of Andrew Jackson whose veto of the Congressional move to rechar ter the United State


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    Coin World [10/17/1973] (pg. 4)

    10/17/1973

    be acknowledged n r lur unless accompanied by return postage and self addressed envelope We cannot bt responsible for coins sent unsolicited but every safeguarding effort will be taken OPINIONS EXPRESSED in any signed column appearing In Coin World including those of staff members reflect the views of the writer only The opinions may or may not be in agreement with those of Coin World penny wise Pound Smart A sixth anniversary in numismatics such an ancient science ordinarily would hardly seem worthy of recogni tion However that important and outstanding organiza tion the Early American Coppers Club Inc is observing the sixth anniversary of its official publication Penny Wise In our estimation this deserves attention because Penny Wise is an epic documentation of a histo


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    Coin World [08/20/1980] (pg. 196)

    8/20/1980

    G AU 1 00 postage Both 12 95 postpaid Carol Moran Arrowhead Box 4404 Salem MA 01970 CHOICE BU S 1919 20 10 00 1920 DS 50 00 1921 45 00 1921 S 160 0 1922 D 90 00 1923 22 00 Plus shipping Pat Mack 4528 West Charleston 8 vd Las Vegas NV 89102 MS 65 MEMORIALS 16 different MS 65 Lincoln Memorials are 1 30 postpaid Jim s Coins 1339 East McGuire St Mi amlsburg OH 45342 penny wise special One each Good or better 1909VDB 1913 D 1922 D 1923 S 1924 D 1931 D and 1932 25 00 postpaid Penny Wise P O Box 25368 Milwaukee WIS3225 MIXED WHEATS 500 S22 00 1 C00 S41 C0 2 500 599 95 S 000 5192 50 10 000 380 00 All S 500 S35 00 1 000 565 00 2 500 5150 00 Postpaid Julian Jarvis Greencastle IN 46135 PENNY WISE special 10 rolls 1943 32 50 10 rolls 1943 D 122 50


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    Coin World [02/01/1984] (pg. 4)

    2/1/1984

    he price of Proof sets is suggested The Early American Coppers Club celebrated a 100th anniversary in Jan uary no mean feat for a club founded 18 years ago in the summer of 1967 Editorial How did the club circumvent time and accomplish this event By publish ing the 100th consecutive issue of the best numismatic publication printed by any club association or society bar none in my opinion penny wise The 100th issue of Penny Wise is a milestone in the annals of numismatic club publications and a triumph for se rious numismatic researchers every where whether or not they collect the specialties of members half cents Large cents Colonial coppers and at 19 95 but who cares Not me I haven t purchased a Proof set in years Not the gener al public who would buy only one set to col l


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    Penny-Wise (Octboer 2016) (pg. 55)

    10/1/2016

    e 2000 Cape Canaveral Convention Commemorative in copper plain edge larger than a dollar This obverse features the obverse of 1794 The reverse has the space shuttle soaring over the state of Florida with the legend EAC 2000 Cape Canaveral Florida April 6 9 Gem brilliant flawless surfaces The medals are offered at 5 00 each plus postage ALL PROCEEDS TO EAC Also some recent issues of penny wise are 3 00 each Please place all medal orders and or inquire about available P W issues bimgander gmail com Bim Gander Membership Chair 12770 NW Steelhead Falls Drive Terrebonne OR 97760 Articles and letters published in Penny Wise and the opinions and viewpoints expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Early American Coppers Inc the Editor o


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    Penny-Wise (April 2017) (pg. 34)

    4/1/2017 Numismatics

    ece found on eBay by the author and sold to a fellow EAC member who has repaired the coin Current ly two specimens need further pedigree work Note If anyone has either a VEDS or TDS or knowledge concerning such and have not been in contact with me I would appreciate an email jrconl799 sbcglobal net or phone call 419 410 6461 E Larry Knee Towards the Science of Large Cent Sur vival penny wise Volume XV May 1981 page 125 Tom Reynolds Examining the Rarity Ratings Part 6 Penny Wise Volume XXIV January 1990 page 12 data for 1816 1819 Jim Roecker Middle Date Die States Part One 1816 1817 Penny Wise Volume XXV Number 4 July 1991 page 176 Ron Manley Original Mintage of Middle Date Cents Part One 1816 1822 Penny Wise Volume XXXV Number 4 July 15 2001 page 2


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    The C4 Newsletter: Summer 2013 (pg. 19)

    6/1/2013

    only the Rarity 6 and scarcer varieties and not make it a 10 year project In his works he lists catalog appearances and collector reports of what they own So there is duplication in his census work As John s interest moved to St Patrick s coinage he approached me and asked if I would be willing to continue the census I said I d give it a try So Maris 7 E was my first coin to analyze for penny wise I did my homework and sent the article to John for approval He liked it and sent it to Penny Wise for the next issue Shortly thereafter I was thinking that average collectors might never obtain any of the rare coins that John had decided to research Soooo I started from the beginning of the Horseheads and published basically in numerical Maris order I did not re do any of the varietie


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 5, No. 1(22) (pg. 33)

    1/15/1971

    t In conclusion I only wish that I had a spare 1250 Denis Loring would find an immediate buyer for his set if I did Best wishes and keep up the good work From DANE B NIELSEN Enclosed please find my dues payment for EAC for 1971 The remaining balance may be used for any EAC project which the officers feel worthwhile may I suggest that it go to help bolster our fantastic bulletin penny wise Editor s Note Dane is the first to pay his 1971 dues and he forwarded them with out any prompting from any of us In addition he included a generous overpayment for which the EAC Officers are most grateful It all helps and at 5 per year P W is a BIG bargain From ROBERT E VAIL I have an 1822 large cent with an N 8 Obverse and an N 9 State I Reverse Since both N 8 and N 9


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    The Asylum, Summer 2004 (pg. 129)

    7/1/2004

    THE ASYLUM V SUMMER 2004 199 Breen apologizes for his absence and comments on some recent discus sions concerning auction sales grading electrotypes and works by Jeff Oliphant and Ray Williamson Title not Breen s A Letter from Walter Breen penny wise 8 1974 pp 91 92 Breen comments on the Smithsonian collection s S 75 the late date cent manuscript he was working on grading bidders at the Naftzger sale and the ill termed turban head appellation Not Breen s title Letter from Walter Breen Penny Wise 20 1986 p 11 Primarily regards the variations to be found on edge lettering of early cents and how this creates new subvarieties


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    The Asylum, Summer 2004 (pg. 139)

    7/1/2004

    ar but acknowledges that these are simply speculations unconfirmed by facts Appeared in the Notes and Queries section of the journal An Outstanding Collection of Connecticut Coppers The Colonial Newsletter 13 1974 p 446 A detailed overview of the collection later sold as part of the EAC Pine Tree auction of February 15 1975 Paper Coins Coinage 8 9 1972 pp 42ff Penny Quiz penny wise 3 1969 p 178 Breen tries his hand at writing the bimonthly quiz for Penny Wise and comes up with what quiz editor John Wright calls a real toughie Penny Whimsy A Revision of Early American Cents 1793 1814 An Exercise in Descriptive Classification with Tables of Rarity and Value by W H Sheldon with the collaboration of D I Paschal and Breen New York 1958 xii 340 pages 51 halft


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    The Asylum, Summer 2004 (pg. 152)

    7/1/2004

    f his childhood in Wheeling West Virginia a little known bio graphical fact I spent too many years of my own childhood in Wheeling West Virginia being an inmate of St John s Home the orphan age run by the Sisters of St Joseph in Elm Grove 1937 1941 going to Central Catholic High School part time after that graduating in 1944 Title presumably not Breen s Walter Breen Writes penny wise 7 1973 pp 98 99 Breen comments on the Smithsonian Institute s holdings of large cents among other topics Not Breen s title Walter Breen Writes Penny Wise 11 1977 pp 83 85 This letter contains comments on the 1857 half cent hub the problems EAC had been experiencing with the post office protecting books from insect damage a new 1852 variety and reverse leaf position notations


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 46, No. 3 (pg. 21)

    7/1/2012

    As can be seen true early and late die states can be quite difficult to find even in the lower rarity levels with all at or below 3 and many well below 1 of the total pieces examined References Ron Manley The Low Survival of Middle Date Cents penny wise Volume XXXV Number 6 November 15 2001 page 375 Jim Roecker Middle Date Die States Part One 1816 1817 Penny Wise Volume XXV Number 4 July 15 1 199 page 176 John Wright Cents of 1816 Penny Wise Volume IX Number 1 January 15 1975 page 3 Jack H Robinson Copper Quotes by Robinson 20 th Edition 4 30 2011 R S Yeoman The Official Red Book A Guide Book to United States Co


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 46, No. 4 (pg. 64)

    10/1/2012

    Finally Charles Davis brings up the point that our hobby would be better served by donating our back issues of penny wise rather than committing them to the recycle bin Mr Davis believes this fate would be more in keeping with the dignity of our journal and its contributors That same Sunday September 9 Charlie Davis emailed your editor directly In reaction to Frank Wilkinson s post last week on Region 8 1 submitted the following Frank Wilkinson s comment regarding Penny Wise that generally speaking I tos


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