Getting to Know Eric P. Newman, Part 3: A Vermont Numismatic Enigma
Lianna Spurrier (2020)
Most Vermont coppers include a small British insignia on the shield that went unnoticed for centuries. In the 1950s, Newman tackled this mystery to figure out why a coin issued so soon after the Declaration of Independence would allude to Great Britain.
The full ANS publication is available at https://archive.org/details/centennialpublic1958edit/page/n5/mode/2up.
The related Newman Papers and paste-up plates are available at https://archive.org/details/vermontenigma1958epnresearch/page/n53/mode/1up.