WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM MAY 21, 2017
The E-Sylum (5/21/2017)
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This week we open with a new issue of The Asylum, elections for NBS officers, a new sale from Kolbe & Fanning, three new books and word of the loss of two hobby leaders.
Other topics this week include a birthday for America's numismatic elder statesman Eric P. Newman, the David Rittenhouse Award, American Numismatic Rarities, collector John Edgar Burton, dealer Maurice Storck, the House of Windsor centennial crown, and Depression stamp scrip.
To learn more about the SS Gairsoppa, diaper dies, the Confederate "Dime", the world's worst 1802 Half Dime, the Hippodrome token, the Drummer Boy's Medal of Honor, Frankenstein banknotes and the guy who still owns most of the coins he purchased in person at the 1954 Farouk sale, read on. Have a great week, everyone!
Editor, The E-Sylum