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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    clock Spanning the diameter of the reverse are a series of old heavy scratches Several possibili ties exist for the issuer including John B Finch who was Chairman of the Prohibition National Party from 1884 1887 From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from F C C Boyd February 1 1972 Paper envelope with attribution and pedigree notation included 21719 Pennsylvania Philadelphia Flanagan's PUNCH Punch Bowl 112 N 6TH ST on an 1774 2 reales Brunk F 241 Miller PA 165A AG Details Scratches NGC Well punched into the reverse of a well worn 2 reales The host coin has a myriad of old scratches across the obverse and reverse that were present before the coin was coun terstamped Deeply toned in mahogany and ebony the obverse is well profiled with legible legends while th


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    clock Spanning the diameter of the reverse are a series of old heavy scratches Several possibili ties exist for the issuer including John B Finch who was Chairman of the Prohibition National Party from 1884 1887 From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from F C C Boyd February 1 1972 Paper envelope with attribution and pedigree notation included 21719 Pennsylvania Philadelphia Flanagan's PUNCH Punch Bowl 112 N 6TH ST on an 1774 2 reales Brunk F 241 Miller PA 165A AG Details Scratches NGC Well punched into the reverse of a well worn 2 reales The host coin has a myriad of old scratches across the obverse and reverse that were present before the coin was coun terstamped Deeply toned in mahogany and ebony the obverse is well profiled with legible legends while th


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 23



    clock Spanning the diameter of the reverse are a series of old heavy scratches Several possibili ties exist for the issuer including John B Finch who was Chairman of the Prohibition National Party from 1884 1887 From the John J Ford Jr Collection Earlier from F C C Boyd February 1 1972 Paper envelope with attribution and pedigree notation included 21719 Pennsylvania Philadelphia Flanagan's PUNCH Punch Bowl 112 N 6TH ST on an 1774 2 reales Brunk F 241 Miller PA 165A AG Details Scratches NGC Well punched into the reverse of a well worn 2 reales The host coin has a myriad of old scratches across the obverse and reverse that were present before the coin was coun terstamped Deeply toned in mahogany and ebony the obverse is well profiled with legible legends while th


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    Boys Town Correspondence, File 3, 1955-1988

    /1955

    1947 Member of Executive board of Covered Wagon Council of Boy Scouts of America also National Council Representative In 1947 he made a trip to Japan and Korea to study child welfare pro blems at the invitation of General Douglas MacArthur and the U S War Department Left for Austria and Germany to perform a similar mission in the spring of 1948 Died Berlin Germany May 15 1948 FATHER Flanagan's FINAL RESTING PLACE The body of Father Flanagan was returned from Berlin to Salina Kansas by Army B 29 There is was transferred to an Army C 47 which returned the body to Omaha and then on to Boys Town for burial Funeral services for the Boys Town Founder were held in the Dowd Memorial Chapel The sarcophagus is sealed with a marble slab bearing the in scription FATHER FLANAGAN FOUNDE


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    Boys Town Correspondence, File 3, 1955-1988

    /1955

    1947 Member of Executive board of Covered Wagon Council of Boy Scouts of America also National Council Representative In 1947 he made a trip to Japan and Korea to study child welfare pro blems at the invitation of General Douglas MacArthur and the U S War Department Left for Austria and Germany to perform a similar mission in the spring of 1948 Died Berlin Germany May 15 1948 FATHER Flanagan's FINAL RESTING PLACE The body of Father Flanagan was returned from Berlin to Salina Kansas by Army B 29 There is was transferred to an Army C 47 which returned the body to Omaha and then on to Boys Town for burial Funeral services for the Boys Town Founder were held in the Dowd Memorial Chapel The sarcophagus is sealed with a marble slab bearing the in scription FATHER FLANAGAN FOUNDE


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    Copperhead Courier: Journal of the Civil War Token Society, vol. 19, no. 1-4

    3/1/1985 Civil War Tokens

    With Mr Robert Flanagan of Philadelphia the situation is a bit more complex Hetrick and Guttag pioneer cataloguers of Civil War tokens thought that the R Flanagan's Punch tokens 112 and 156 6th Street were issued during that period H G 9341 9342 The Fulds while noting that these tokens were listed in 1858 by the Numismatic Society of Philadelphia and so could not have been issued during the Civil War could not bear to omit them from U S Civil War Store Cards and so Flanagan s Punch tokens are now also Fuld Pa 750J J D Dewitt in A Century of


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    Copperhead Courier: Journal of the Civil War Token Society, vol. 19, no. 1-4

    3/1/1985 Civil War Tokens

    With Mr Robert Flanagan of Philadelphia the situation is a bit more complex Hetrick and Guttag pioneer cataloguers of Civil War tokens thought that the R Flanagan's Punch tokens 112 and 156 6th Street were issued during that period H G 9341 9342 The Fulds while noting that these tokens were listed in 1858 by the Numismatic Society of Philadelphia and so could not have been issued during the Civil War could not bear to omit them from U S Civil War Store Cards and so Flanagan s Punch tokens are now also Fuld Pa 750J J D Dewitt in A Century of


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    The Medal In America (COAC #4)

    /1988 Medals

    e chested man spading the soil symbolic of the physical aspect of his work As a result of his academic training Flanagan first executed this figure in the nude He later chose to cast this study separately and entitled it The Delver illustrated above p 110 fig 3 In an interview with DeWitt M Lockman the sculptor stated that he always used models as much as possible for his medals 11 Flanagan's skill in modeling the nude form is also evident on the reverse of the award medal he designed for the Panama Pacific In ternational Exposition in San Francisco in 1915 ANS Seemingly weightless male and female figures are shown facing one another each extends a hand to the other In the background the sun is shin ing and billowy clouds fill the sky The symbolism of the figures however rep


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    Copperhead Courier: Journal of the Civil War Token Society, vol. 19, no. 1-4

    3/1/1985 Civil War Tokens

    With Mr Robert Flanagan of Philadelphia the situation is a bit more complex Hetrick and Guttag pioneer cataloguers of Civil War tokens thought that the R Flanagan's Punch tokens 112 and 156 6th Street were issued during that period H G 9341 9342 The Fulds while noting that these tokens were listed in 1858 by the Numismatic Society of Philadelphia and so could not have been issued during the Civil War could not bear to omit them from U S Civil War Store Cards and so Flanagan s Punch tokens are now also Fuld Pa 750J J D Dewitt in A Century of


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    Boys Town Correspondence, File 3, 1955-1988

    /1955

    hemselves Duties of city officials include actual administration of the student government program A similar self government program with a junior mayor councilmen and commissioners is followed in the grade school section In addition both the grade and high schools have student government programs BOYS TOWN TIMES The Boys Town Times is published the second Friday of each month by Father Flanagan's Boys Home It is a mirror of the activities of Boys Town citizens Subscription rates are 3 00 per year WHERE BOYS COME FROM Boys come from every state of the United States and the territorial possessions of the United States ATHLETICS A comprehensive grade and high school athletic and intramural recreation program is directed by Maurice H Skip Palrang athletic director and head coach


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    The Medal In America (COAC #4)

    /1988 Medals

    e chested man spading the soil symbolic of the physical aspect of his work As a result of his academic training Flanagan first executed this figure in the nude He later chose to cast this study separately and entitled it The Delver illustrated above p 110 fig 3 In an interview with DeWitt M Lockman the sculptor stated that he always used models as much as possible for his medals 11 Flanagan's skill in modeling the nude form is also evident on the reverse of the award medal he designed for the Panama Pacific In ternational Exposition in San Francisco in 1915 ANS Seemingly weightless male and female figures are shown facing one another each extends a hand to the other In the background the sun is shin ing and billowy clouds fill the sky The symbolism of the figures however rep


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    Copperhead Courier: Journal of the Civil War Token Society, vol. 19, no. 1-4

    3/1/1985 Civil War Tokens

    With Mr Robert Flanagan of Philadelphia the situation is a bit more complex Hetrick and Guttag pioneer cataloguers of Civil War tokens thought that the R Flanagan's Punch tokens 112 and 156 6th Street were issued during that period H G 9341 9342 The Fulds while noting that these tokens were listed in 1858 by the Numismatic Society of Philadelphia and so could not have been issued during the Civil War could not bear to omit them from U S Civil War Store Cards and so Flanagan s Punch tokens are now also Fuld Pa 750J J D Dewitt in A Century of


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    Boys Town Correspondence, File 3, 1955-1988

    /1955

    hemselves Duties of city officials include actual administration of the student government program A similar self government program with a junior mayor councilmen and commissioners is followed in the grade school section In addition both the grade and high schools have student government programs BOYS TOWN TIMES The Boys Town Times is published the second Friday of each month by Father Flanagan's Boys Home It is a mirror of the activities of Boys Town citizens Subscription rates are 3 00 per year WHERE BOYS COME FROM Boys come from every state of the United States and the territorial possessions of the United States ATHLETICS A comprehensive grade and high school athletic and intramural recreation program is directed by Maurice H Skip Palrang athletic director and head coach


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    Arlie Slabaugh Collections



    it Weinman s lucid style and mastery of medallic composition gives renewed force to the Greco Roman imagery of a wounded warrior who is protected by a woman with attrib utes of the goddess Athena from a menacing German soldier grasping a huge serpent A rare medal we have offered only one other an uncirculated example brought 198 00 in our 51st Sale in 1991 G Lot 382 reduced in size Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO XF AU with some minor marks near the obverse edge at 2 00 and 10 00 This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recog 383 nition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the


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    Auction Eighty-Two



    dal in a smaller 64mm size for their 60th Presidential not only auctions tokens and medals but we BUY them too If you prefer the certainty of a cash offer we will be glad to quote you a fair dealer price based upon our 30 years of specialization Let us know what you have and we will respond with our fair offer LOT 463 anniversary A similar piece in our last sale realized 442 75 464 JOHN Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice About Uncirculated This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdun as a struggle between two Micha


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    Arlie Slabaugh Collections



    it Weinman s lucid style and mastery of medallic composition gives renewed force to the Greco Roman imagery of a wounded warrior who is protected by a woman with attrib utes of the goddess Athena from a menacing German soldier grasping a huge serpent A rare medal we have offered only one other an uncirculated example brought 198 00 in our 51st Sale in 1991 G Lot 382 reduced in size Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO XF AU with some minor marks near the obverse edge at 2 00 and 10 00 This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recog 383 nition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the


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    Auction Eighty-Two



    dal in a smaller 64mm size for their 60th Presidential not only auctions tokens and medals but we BUY them too If you prefer the certainty of a cash offer we will be glad to quote you a fair dealer price based upon our 30 years of specialization Let us know what you have and we will respond with our fair offer LOT 463 anniversary A similar piece in our last sale realized 442 75 464 JOHN Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice About Uncirculated This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdun as a struggle between two Micha


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    Twenty-fifth catalogue of rare coins, tokens, medals, paper money, etc. [05/16/1936]

    NNP-AUC-BLU30-025

    stration Triangular Piece of Silver cut from A Spanish Dollar and counterstamped with A Circular Die bearing Nouvelle Orleans in Center Ragle with Shield on Breast Rev P B within A Circle of Links Very Fine Rare enough to bring 25 00 or more Large United States Store Cards Issued Before and During The Civil War Some Issued at A Later Period Very Rare Civil War Store Card Phila Pa R Flanagan's Punch 112 North 6th St counterstamped on A Spanish 2 Real 1789 bearing Punch Bowl Ladle etc also the Small Flanagan s Civil War Store Card Ex F 2 Pcs The Counterstamped Piece is Valued at 10 00 Very Rare Civil War Token La Salle Illinois 4 Cent Issued by the Chamber of Commerce The Smallest Denomination issued during the Civil War Copper Unc Collection of Store Cards nearly


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    The Winter 2014 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    uck from a shattered obverse die several prominent cracks as made bisect Liberty s portrait Phineas Taylor Barnum was one of the greatest showmen to ever grace the annals of public life in America It is only fitting that he appears on numerous tokens medals and coins his visage adorns the obverse of the 1936 Bridgeport Connecticut Centennial commemorative half dollar Counterstamps 3236 Flanagan's PUNCH glass 112 N 6TH ST on an undated 1809 1821 Spanish Colonial 2 reales of Ferdinand VII Brunk F 241 Miller Pa 165 A Host coin Fair The counterstamp is clear and bold with a grade of Extremely Fine Flanagan s punch was the house drink at Vulcan s Hall the bar at Lyon s Hotel in Philadelphia Pennsylvania From our Stack s Brooklyn Sale March 2007 lot 2256 Lot tag in clud


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    pieces Thierbach F630BX 2g GRO CER reverse R 2 Warner F 630CB la R 3 Warner F 630CB 2a R 3 White the Hatter F 630CG la R 3 another White F 630CH la R 1 9 pieces 2587 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to LIncirculated Includes Partridge Robin son Pre Civil War issuer Miller Rulau Pa 382 Brass Baltz Stilz F PA 750D 2a R 4 M F Beirn F 750N la R 4 Flanagan's Punch PHELADA F 750J lal R 2 Fox s Casino F 750JA la R 5 Great Central Fair F 750L la R 1 F L Ladner North Military Hall F 750M 3a R 2 C J Ruelius City Hotel F 750Q la R 3 8 pieces 2588 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to Brilliant Uncirculated Includes M F Beirn Magnolia Hotel Fuld PA 750E la R 2 Flanagan s Punch PHILADA F 750J laL R 2 Grea


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    Arlie Slabaugh Collections



    it Weinman s lucid style and mastery of medallic composition gives renewed force to the Greco Roman imagery of a wounded warrior who is protected by a woman with attrib utes of the goddess Athena from a menacing German soldier grasping a huge serpent A rare medal we have offered only one other an uncirculated example brought 198 00 in our 51st Sale in 1991 G Lot 382 reduced in size Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO XF AU with some minor marks near the obverse edge at 2 00 and 10 00 This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recog 383 nition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the


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    Charles Litman Collection of Hard Times Tokens



    MISCELLANEOUS TOKENS AND MEDALS 733 Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Two lead filled electrotype copper shells with back plates John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice Uncirculated This is a copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdu


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    Benj Fauver Collections



    k of an aristocratic background In the middle right field is the artist s monogram JF and below PARIS XV AUGUST MCMI Art historian Donna J Hassler is the widely acknowledged authority on John Flanagan Her paper The Medals of John Flanagan was read at the American Numismatic Society s Coinage of the Americas Conference in 1987 and is even today the most compre hensive discussion of Flanagan's medals available Her paper was published along with others by the Society in 1988 in a book titled The Medal in America We asked Ms Hassler if she had ever seen this particular work and she replied Upon reviewing my research files on John Flanagan I have identified the title of the sculptor s galvano in question Based on a photograph 1 have of a similar image obverse of a medal by Fla


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    Auction Eighty-Two



    dal in a smaller 64mm size for their 60th Presidential not only auctions tokens and medals but we BUY them too If you prefer the certainty of a cash offer we will be glad to quote you a fair dealer price based upon our 30 years of specialization Let us know what you have and we will respond with our fair offer LOT 463 anniversary A similar piece in our last sale realized 442 75 464 JOHN Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice About Uncirculated This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdun as a struggle between two Micha


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    The Medal In America (COAC #4)

    /1988 Medals

    Org access_use cc by nc sa 4 0 Medals of John Flanagan i Galvan gilt copper i lo nwii I tie MettOpwBtan Museum of Art Rogers Fund I9D9 MMA portrait this sculptural effect is not apparent to the AMS medal In 1904 Flanagan began modeling a relief entitled Aphrodite which was later carved to marble and tinted for a dining room to tbe Knickerbocker Hotel in New York Upon seeing this work in Flanagan's studio Saini auderts wrote to Stanford White Flanagan has made a beatitifni yerins in bas relief that I thpnght you would like to see I thtolc it is realty very fine and I volunteered to write to you to go and see it You might find a chance to place it to some of your houses to marble or gilded bronze 1 think it would be swell 6 Several years later Flanagan took a plaster cast of tbe head o


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    Twenty-fifth catalogue of rare coins, tokens, medals, paper money, etc. [05/16/1936]

    NNP-AUC-BLU30-025

    stration Triangular Piece of Silver cut from A Spanish Dollar and counterstamped with A Circular Die bearing Nouvelle Orleans in Center Ragle with Shield on Breast Rev P B within A Circle of Links Very Fine Rare enough to bring 25 00 or more Large United States Store Cards Issued Before and During The Civil War Some Issued at A Later Period Very Rare Civil War Store Card Phila Pa R Flanagan's Punch 112 North 6th St counterstamped on A Spanish 2 Real 1789 bearing Punch Bowl Ladle etc also the Small Flanagan s Civil War Store Card Ex F 2 Pcs The Counterstamped Piece is Valued at 10 00 Very Rare Civil War Token La Salle Illinois 4 Cent Issued by the Chamber of Commerce The Smallest Denomination issued during the Civil War Copper Unc Collection of Store Cards nearly


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    The Winter 2014 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    uck from a shattered obverse die several prominent cracks as made bisect Liberty s portrait Phineas Taylor Barnum was one of the greatest showmen to ever grace the annals of public life in America It is only fitting that he appears on numerous tokens medals and coins his visage adorns the obverse of the 1936 Bridgeport Connecticut Centennial commemorative half dollar Counterstamps 3236 Flanagan's PUNCH glass 112 N 6TH ST on an undated 1809 1821 Spanish Colonial 2 reales of Ferdinand VII Brunk F 241 Miller Pa 165 A Host coin Fair The counterstamp is clear and bold with a grade of Extremely Fine Flanagan s punch was the house drink at Vulcan s Hall the bar at Lyon s Hotel in Philadelphia Pennsylvania From our Stack s Brooklyn Sale March 2007 lot 2256 Lot tag in clud


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    pieces Thierbach F630BX 2g GRO CER reverse R 2 Warner F 630CB la R 3 Warner F 630CB 2a R 3 White the Hatter F 630CG la R 3 another White F 630CH la R 1 9 pieces 2587 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to LIncirculated Includes Partridge Robin son Pre Civil War issuer Miller Rulau Pa 382 Brass Baltz Stilz F PA 750D 2a R 4 M F Beirn F 750N la R 4 Flanagan's Punch PHELADA F 750J lal R 2 Fox s Casino F 750JA la R 5 Great Central Fair F 750L la R 1 F L Ladner North Military Hall F 750M 3a R 2 C J Ruelius City Hotel F 750Q la R 3 8 pieces 2588 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to Brilliant Uncirculated Includes M F Beirn Magnolia Hotel Fuld PA 750E la R 2 Flanagan s Punch PHILADA F 750J laL R 2 Grea


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    Arlie Slabaugh Collections



    it Weinman s lucid style and mastery of medallic composition gives renewed force to the Greco Roman imagery of a wounded warrior who is protected by a woman with attrib utes of the goddess Athena from a menacing German soldier grasping a huge serpent A rare medal we have offered only one other an uncirculated example brought 198 00 in our 51st Sale in 1991 G Lot 382 reduced in size Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO XF AU with some minor marks near the obverse edge at 2 00 and 10 00 This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recog 383 nition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the


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    Charles Litman Collection of Hard Times Tokens



    MISCELLANEOUS TOKENS AND MEDALS 733 Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Two lead filled electrotype copper shells with back plates John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice Uncirculated This is a copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdu


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    Benj Fauver Collections



    k of an aristocratic background In the middle right field is the artist s monogram JF and below PARIS XV AUGUST MCMI Art historian Donna J Hassler is the widely acknowledged authority on John Flanagan Her paper The Medals of John Flanagan was read at the American Numismatic Society s Coinage of the Americas Conference in 1987 and is even today the most compre hensive discussion of Flanagan's medals available Her paper was published along with others by the Society in 1988 in a book titled The Medal in America We asked Ms Hassler if she had ever seen this particular work and she replied Upon reviewing my research files on John Flanagan I have identified the title of the sculptor s galvano in question Based on a photograph 1 have of a similar image obverse of a medal by Fla


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    Auction Eighty-Two



    dal in a smaller 64mm size for their 60th Presidential not only auctions tokens and medals but we BUY them too If you prefer the certainty of a cash offer we will be glad to quote you a fair dealer price based upon our 30 years of specialization Let us know what you have and we will respond with our fair offer LOT 463 anniversary A similar piece in our last sale realized 442 75 464 JOHN Flanagan's SPECTACULAR VERDUN MEDAL 1921 Baxter 330 Vermule 142 102mm Cast Bronze John Flanagan Sc MACO Choice About Uncirculated This is a bronze copy of the magnificent medallion presented in gold to the people of Verdun by the United States government in recognition of the heroic defense of their city during World War I Flanagan represents the Battle of Verdun as a struggle between two Micha


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    The Medal In America (COAC #4)

    /1988 Medals

    Org access_use cc by nc sa 4 0 Medals of John Flanagan i Galvan gilt copper i lo nwii I tie MettOpwBtan Museum of Art Rogers Fund I9D9 MMA portrait this sculptural effect is not apparent to the AMS medal In 1904 Flanagan began modeling a relief entitled Aphrodite which was later carved to marble and tinted for a dining room to tbe Knickerbocker Hotel in New York Upon seeing this work in Flanagan's studio Saini auderts wrote to Stanford White Flanagan has made a beatitifni yerins in bas relief that I thpnght you would like to see I thtolc it is realty very fine and I volunteered to write to you to go and see it You might find a chance to place it to some of your houses to marble or gilded bronze 1 think it would be swell 6 Several years later Flanagan took a plaster cast of tbe head o


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    Twenty-fifth catalogue of rare coins, tokens, medals, paper money, etc. [05/16/1936]

    NNP-AUC-BLU30-025

    stration Triangular Piece of Silver cut from A Spanish Dollar and counterstamped with A Circular Die bearing Nouvelle Orleans in Center Ragle with Shield on Breast Rev P B within A Circle of Links Very Fine Rare enough to bring 25 00 or more Large United States Store Cards Issued Before and During The Civil War Some Issued at A Later Period Very Rare Civil War Store Card Phila Pa R Flanagan's Punch 112 North 6th St counterstamped on A Spanish 2 Real 1789 bearing Punch Bowl Ladle etc also the Small Flanagan s Civil War Store Card Ex F 2 Pcs The Counterstamped Piece is Valued at 10 00 Very Rare Civil War Token La Salle Illinois 4 Cent Issued by the Chamber of Commerce The Smallest Denomination issued during the Civil War Copper Unc Collection of Store Cards nearly


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    The Winter 2014 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    uck from a shattered obverse die several prominent cracks as made bisect Liberty s portrait Phineas Taylor Barnum was one of the greatest showmen to ever grace the annals of public life in America It is only fitting that he appears on numerous tokens medals and coins his visage adorns the obverse of the 1936 Bridgeport Connecticut Centennial commemorative half dollar Counterstamps 3236 Flanagan's PUNCH glass 112 N 6TH ST on an undated 1809 1821 Spanish Colonial 2 reales of Ferdinand VII Brunk F 241 Miller Pa 165 A Host coin Fair The counterstamp is clear and bold with a grade of Extremely Fine Flanagan s punch was the house drink at Vulcan s Hall the bar at Lyon s Hotel in Philadelphia Pennsylvania From our Stack s Brooklyn Sale March 2007 lot 2256 Lot tag in clud


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Paper Money, Medals and Decorations

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    pieces Thierbach F630BX 2g GRO CER reverse R 2 Warner F 630CB la R 3 Warner F 630CB 2a R 3 White the Hatter F 630CG la R 3 another White F 630CH la R 1 9 pieces 2587 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to LIncirculated Includes Partridge Robin son Pre Civil War issuer Miller Rulau Pa 382 Brass Baltz Stilz F PA 750D 2a R 4 M F Beirn F 750N la R 4 Flanagan's Punch PHELADA F 750J lal R 2 Fox s Casino F 750JA la R 5 Great Central Fair F 750L la R 1 F L Ladner North Military Hall F 750M 3a R 2 C J Ruelius City Hotel F 750Q la R 3 8 pieces 2588 Philadelphia Civil War merchants tokens Very Fine to Brilliant Uncirculated Includes M F Beirn Magnolia Hotel Fuld PA 750E la R 2 Flanagan s Punch PHILADA F 750J laL R 2 Grea


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    The Numismatist, March 2017

    3/1/2017

    U S COMMEMORATIVES BY ALFRED E CRAWFORD PH D ANA 1168106 JERRY L DAVIS PH D BOYS TOWN Centennial Coins From its humble beginnings in America s heartland Father Flanagan's home for boys embraces its history and 100th anniversary I N THE EARLY 2010s Boys Town began to prepare for the 2017 centennial of its founding and revisited the idea of developing commem orative items A 4 cent Father Edward Flana gan stamp had been issued by the U S Postal Service in 1986 And as the 100th anniversary ap proached the concept of producing a centennial medal or coin was ra


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    The Numismatist, March 2017

    3/1/2017

    PHOTOS BOYS TOWN COINS WIKIMEDIA COMMONS The actual production scheduled for Spring 2017 will be a highlight of the centennial celebration of Father Flanagan's dream approach the village the reverse depicts a group of Boys Town graduates in a present day setting The gold 5 right top pictures Father Flanagan on the obverse with a hand holding a sprouting acorn on the reverse The silver 1 portrays a young girl seated under a tree on the obverse with an active and engaged family playing under a sheltering oak on the reverse commemorative coins


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    The Numismatist

    2/1/2014 ANA Numismatist Numismatics Periodicals Coins Bank notes Tokens

    rk City He went to Paris in 1890 to study at the Ecole des Beaux Arts For the first few years of his Parisian residency Flanagan as sisted expatriate American sculp tor Frederick William MacMon nies in his studio where he worked primarily on the latter s large nautical themed sculptural group for the 1892 93 World s Colum bian Exposition in Chicago The sculptor was very impressed with Flanagan's engraving skills I consider him the leading medalist in America an artist of high rank and a craftsman of infinite sincer ity and devotion to his work The George Washington Bicen tennial Commission lobbied for a 1932 dated commemorative half dollar to celebrate the 200th an niversary of the president s birth The piece was intended to re A JOHN FLANAGAN was a talented artist who had stu


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    Harper's Weekly

    /1883 Numismatics; Periodicals



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    The Clarion, vol. 15, no. 4

    12/1/1998 Pennsylvania

    ary of our first President s birth The Treas ury Department and the Washington Bicentennial Commission sponsored a design contest and Mrs Fraser s pro posal won Unfortunately Secretary of the Treas ury Andrew Mellon demanded another competition be held When Mrs Fraser s design won a second time Mellon personally saw to it that a design by his friend John Flanagan was selected Although Flanagan's work was inferior to Mrs Fraser s his design has appeared on the Washing ton quarter for the last 65 years Recently a proposal was adopted to issue a special series of quarters that will honor each of the 50 states This might be a good time to reuiue Laura Fraser s design for the Washington quarter This has been Money Talks Today s program was written by Bill Jones and underwritten by W


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    The MCA Advisory, April 2005

    4/1/2005 Medals Tokens

    commissioned Europe s finest medallic sculptors to create art medals for their members an idea which crossed the Atlantic with diplomat journalist writer and arts organizer Charles DeKay Joining forces with medal enthusiast and early ANS member Robert Hewitt Jr DeKay launched the Circle of Friends of the Medallion COE in 1909 COE issued two fine art medals each year beginning with John Flanagan's Hudson Fulton Medal of 1909 The series comprised 12 art medals housed in uniform tan cloth bound books offering essays poems and writings relating to the medal topic edited by DeKay COE medals presented historic commemorative and abstract artistic themes Attracting some 550 members COE faded away in 1915 after release of Allan G Newman s Joan of Arc Medal Its membership brought togethe


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    The MCA Advisory, October 2011

    10/1/2011 Medals Tokens

    lar surges in the precious metals markets The variations in color are captured in life size color digital images most created by the skilled photography of Robert Krajewski former photographer at Stack s in Manhattan with additional images by ANS photographer Alan Roche A photo record of edge markings is the first to be published Each medal issue and each variation are numbered Thus John Flanagan's 1932 Aphrodite Swift Runners is SOM issue 6 Deep red brown with sea green highlights is 6 1 glossy hematite red is 6 2 bright malachite green 6 3 The exploration of the last SOM issues clarifies the little known poorly publicized medals and reveals varieties down to the final medal Geri Jimenez Gould s 1995 Last Supper Plaquette SOM 129 now known in no fewer than three edge varieties Al


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    Mehl's Numismatic Monthly (vol. 8)

    1/1/1917

    W H Am berg Crandall Hicks Plumb Burling Savage Horner L G Amberg Stan ley Woodbury Koeb Borradaile Clarke Loizeau Maunovry and Simmonds A short account was given of a delightful automobile outing of the mem bers of the R N A with their wives on Wednesday afternoon October 10 The party left Rochester about 1 30 p m and drove to Canandaigua where they enjoyed one of Flanagan's famous dinners It was a beautiful autumn


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    The Centinel, vol. 35, no. 2

    6/1/1987

    d 1894 The total face value was more than 126 million and the average face value just under 2 each Of the 70 million notes issued only 800 are known today For a more complete history of the Postal Notes of 1883 1894 see The Centinel Vol 32 No 5 Summer 1984 or contact the author Nebraska s Postal Notes Visitors to the CSNS convention in Omaha might be interested in visiting Father Flanagan's Boys Town and their Philamatic Museum In addition to numerous collections of stamps and coins they have on display three Omaha Postal Notes In fact the three notes two Type IVs and one Type V are the only surviving Postal Notes from Nebraska s largest city Postal Note collectors know that Type I and Type V are the designs which most frequently survived This was made possible by extra larg


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    The Centinel, vol. 61, no. 2

    6/1/2013

    nd the memorial column in the background Mint Sculptor Engraver Don Everhart designed the coin The reverse bears the legends PERRY S VICTORY OHIO 2013 and E PLURIBUS UNUM Everhart s initials are above the P in PLUR1 BUS The Perry quarter is the 17th in the 56 coin America the Beautiful Quarters Program that began in 2010 Like the other quarters in the series the obverse features the John Flanagan's classic 1932 portrait of George Washington A ceremonial first quarter was presented to Alvarez and the launch was made official by a quarter pour into a replica gunpow der chest All of the young numismatists in attendance were given quarters and quarter holders to mark the day After the quarter pour the line was opened for people to buy 10 rolls of Philadelphia Mint Perry quarters The Pu


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    ANS Museum Notes, vols. 22-23

    /1977

    250 J D Brady Digitized by ington Before Boston down to John Flanagan's rendering on the cur rent quarter dollar The inauguration of Washington in 1789 brought a second wave of requests for portraits Elizabeth Johnston reports a iespectable tra dition which has still to be fully documented that during the Pres ident s tour of New England he was asked to supply a profile likeness for a larger relief to be erected above the gate to the town common of Salem Ma


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    Journal of the Barber Coin Collectors' Society, vol. 14, no. 1

    3/1/2003 Barber

    a trusted capacity who would funnel messages moderate discussions and post infor mation No one has come forward and accepted this complex assignment There fore the Society will not implement this proposal at this point Prior to writing this message I spoke to Eileen and she informed me a great and wonderful article had arrived which she planned to publish in this issue I speak of Michael Flanagan's paper on the 1 892 micro O Barber half dollar I look forward to reading Michael s work Dave Lawrence always remarked about the lack of varieties in the Barber series something he reversed with his research ef forts The micro O has been around for decades and represents a potential over continued on page 5 Page 4


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    Journal of the Barber Coin Collectors' Society, vol. 14, no. 4

    12/1/2003 Barber

    bout Good 3 in a dealer s stock and paying the asking price about 150 This specimen just the 42nd one verified is currently with PCGS for certification and will be offered for sale It s expected to bring about 1300 So be on the lookout as you poke through your next batch of Barber halves at a show There could be a prize in there for you just waiting to be plucked Editor s note Michael Flanagan's article Tracking the Elusive 1892 0 Micro O Half Dollar can he found on page 15 of the Vol 14 No 1 Journal Page 7


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    Copperhead Courier: Journal of the Civil War Token Society, vol. 12, no. 1-4

    3/1/1978 Civil War Tokens

    PA 750J 2f Silver R9 192 50 Rich Hartzog 11 28 77 A very rare counterstamped token of Flanagan's Punch This one was on a 1787 Spanish Two Reals piece PA 985A la CR9 Part Red Unc 1840 00 Rich Hartzog 11 28 77 This is the very rare watch check from Wilkes Barre This has to be the record price for a Civil War token It is higher than the Genesse Station piece from Wis has ever sold for With a 1 000 00 estimate this token sur passed all other pieces in Rich s auction TN 600B 8a


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