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The E-Sylum (6/25/2017)

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Wayne Homren 2017-03-15 full New subscribers this week include: John Grave of Melbourne, Australia, courtesy of Duane Feisel; Frank Galindo, Vince Gwardzinski, Sam Phillips and Brad Yonaka. Welcome aboard! We now have 3,253 subscribers.

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This week we open with word of a great new collaboration with the American Numismatic Association, four new books, one new periodical issue, a 21-year coin poster hunt, and an update from the Newman Numismatic Portal.

Other topics this week include the U.S. Treasury seal, the patron Saint of numismatics, the 1838-O half dollar, medals of Hans Sloane and Sherlock Holmes, two dollar bills, American fiscal paper, and museums from Cleveland to Canada, Israel and England.

To learn more about The E-Sylum ANA Edition, Mexico City fractional pillar coinage, The Judas Hoard, Lady Liberty and U.S. coinage, the Knights of St. Eligius, the Sacred Heart medal, Uruguayan psychiatric clinic tokens, and banknotes for a country that doesn't exist yet, read on. Have a great week, everyone!

Wayne Homren
Editor, The E-Sylum

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