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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    24 The Asylum member and frequent contributor to The Asylum Charles Horning is a dentist from the Cincinnati area and a regular attendee at major coin shows George Kolbe is a numismatic literature dealer and Charter Member of N B S Harrington Manville is retired from the U S Foreign Service and is the author of two bibliographies published by Spink Son Col Bill Murray is a frequent contributor to the numismatic press Bill Yost is a private businessman from California and has been a coin collector for 35 years From the Editor Fred Lake writes On January 7 the Southeast region of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society held a meeting during t


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    The Clarion, vol. 23, no. 1

    3/1/2006 Pennsylvania

    Langmuir Paisley Dollar Society countermark He went on to say that merchants issued counter marked pieces at guaranteed specific values e g 7 Shillings and 6 Pence So if the price of silver went below that value people turned them in Then to prevent them from being redeemed twice the merchant would cancel the redeemed coin with a chisel or hammer Harrington Manville Brunk also wrote that the world expert on these is a man named Harrington Manville who pubhshed Tokens of the Industrial Revo lution Spink 2001 which is subtitled Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain c 1787 1828 Brunk said further that he had forwarded my letter to Manville At the right are photos of coins of this type the upper ones showing the Langmuir P


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    24 The Asylum member and frequent contributor to The Asylum Charles Horning is a dentist from the Cincinnati area and a regular attendee at major coin shows George Kolbe is a numismatic literature dealer and Charter Member of N B S Harrington Manville is retired from the U S Foreign Service and is the author of two bibliographies published by Spink Son Col Bill Murray is a frequent contributor to the numismatic press Bill Yost is a private businessman from California and has been a coin collector for 35 years From the Editor Fred Lake writes On January 7 the Southeast region of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society held a meeting during t


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    The Clarion, vol. 23, no. 1

    3/1/2006 Pennsylvania

    Langmuir Paisley Dollar Society countermark He went on to say that merchants issued counter marked pieces at guaranteed specific values e g 7 Shillings and 6 Pence So if the price of silver went below that value people turned them in Then to prevent them from being redeemed twice the merchant would cancel the redeemed coin with a chisel or hammer Harrington Manville Brunk also wrote that the world expert on these is a man named Harrington Manville who pubhshed Tokens of the Industrial Revo lution Spink 2001 which is subtitled Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain c 1787 1828 Brunk said further that he had forwarded my letter to Manville At the right are photos of coins of this type the upper ones showing the Langmuir P


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    DIX NOONAN WEBB SEPTEMBER 2015 AUCTION SALES

    06/07/2015

    release for a trio of the firm 39 s upcoming sales Thanks Editor An Ormonde Money gold Pistole from the Theo Bullmore Collection Three important collections are to be auctioned during a three day 226 128 152 coins festival 226 128 153 at Dix Noonan Webb the international coins and medals specialists in London from 15 17 September 2015 Collections assembled by Harrington Manville Theo Bullmore and Paul Cattermole will together with coins and commemorative medals from other vendors total more than 2 000 lots providing the market with an extraordinary range of pieces including many rarities 226 128 156 This will be a very special few days with collections put together by three men with different specialist interests but the same discerning eye becoming availa


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    1804 WILLIAM LANGMUIR COUNTERMARK SOUGHT

    06/05/2016

    hat I had an unlisted example of the Langmuir Paisley Dollar Society countermark He went on to say that merchants issued countermarked pieces at guaranteed specific values e g 7 Shillings and 6 Pence So if the price of silver went below that value people turned them in Then to prevent them from being redeemed twice the merchant would cancel the redeemed coin with a chisel or hammer Harrington Manville Brunk also wrote that the world expert on these is a man named Harrington Manville who published Tokens of the Industrial Revolution Spink 2001 which is subtitled Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain c 1787 1828 Brunk said further that he had forwarded my letter to Manville At the right are photos of coins of this type the upper ones showing the Lang


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    24 The Asylum member and frequent contributor to The Asylum Charles Horning is a dentist from the Cincinnati area and a regular attendee at major coin shows George Kolbe is a numismatic literature dealer and Charter Member of N B S Harrington Manville is retired from the U S Foreign Service and is the author of two bibliographies published by Spink Son Col Bill Murray is a frequent contributor to the numismatic press Bill Yost is a private businessman from California and has been a coin collector for 35 years From the Editor Fred Lake writes On January 7 the Southeast region of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society held a meeting during t


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    The Clarion, vol. 23, no. 1

    3/1/2006 Pennsylvania

    Langmuir Paisley Dollar Society countermark He went on to say that merchants issued counter marked pieces at guaranteed specific values e g 7 Shillings and 6 Pence So if the price of silver went below that value people turned them in Then to prevent them from being redeemed twice the merchant would cancel the redeemed coin with a chisel or hammer Harrington Manville Brunk also wrote that the world expert on these is a man named Harrington Manville who pubhshed Tokens of the Industrial Revo lution Spink 2001 which is subtitled Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain c 1787 1828 Brunk said further that he had forwarded my letter to Manville At the right are photos of coins of this type the upper ones showing the Langmuir P


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    24 The Asylum member and frequent contributor to The Asylum Charles Horning is a dentist from the Cincinnati area and a regular attendee at major coin shows George Kolbe is a numismatic literature dealer and Charter Member of N B S Harrington Manville is retired from the U S Foreign Service and is the author of two bibliographies published by Spink Son Col Bill Murray is a frequent contributor to the numismatic press Bill Yost is a private businessman from California and has been a coin collector for 35 years From the Editor Fred Lake writes On January 7 the Southeast region of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society held a meeting during t


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    The Clarion, vol. 23, no. 1

    3/1/2006 Pennsylvania

    Langmuir Paisley Dollar Society countermark He went on to say that merchants issued counter marked pieces at guaranteed specific values e g 7 Shillings and 6 Pence So if the price of silver went below that value people turned them in Then to prevent them from being redeemed twice the merchant would cancel the redeemed coin with a chisel or hammer Harrington Manville Brunk also wrote that the world expert on these is a man named Harrington Manville who pubhshed Tokens of the Industrial Revo lution Spink 2001 which is subtitled Foreign Silver Coins Countermarked for use in Great Britain c 1787 1828 Brunk said further that he had forwarded my letter to Manville At the right are photos of coins of this type the upper ones showing the Langmuir P


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    The Asylum, Spring 1987

    4/1/1987

    ring Catalogues and an open discussion followed his talk A partial list of those attending included Neil Shafer Ron Horstman Mike Levin Steve Whitfield Eton Bunjevac Rusty Geiger Nelson Page Aspen Tim Wilson George Nicholson President George reports that a regional meeting of the N B S was held on December 14 1986 in New York City at the New York International Numismatic Convention Member Harrington Manville of Washington D C gave a talk based on his experiences in preparing British Numismatic Auction Catalogues reviewed in The Asylum Autumn 1986 pp 24 25 Attending was Harrington E Manville George Frederick Kolbe Martin Gengerke Denis Loring Vincent Alones Bob Levin Michelle Levin Barbara Druck Gordon Frost Barry Tayman Alfred McDonald Scott Miller Peter Gaspar Douglas Saville Eric Wronker S


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    n to the Champa sale auction there were about two dozen pieces that Myron did not have most which he had never even heard of There were a large number of floor bidders at the sale the Champa sale bringing in some people who otherwise would probably not have attended Among the 30 or so floor bidders whom Myron and I knew were John Bergman John Bums Phil Carrigan David and Mollie Hirt and Harrington Manville While many of the lots did not carry especially high estimates this sale was truly a numismatist s delight as many popular truly scarce and important references were featured in this sale of tire Katens reference library Many of the titles though carrying low estimates had only appeared rarely in the marketplace Among the highlights of the first session were Woodward s 96th sale devoted


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    e NJ Vice President Fred Lake St Petersburg FL Michael Sullivan Cincinnati OH Secretary T reasurer Frank VanZandt Livonia NY Board of Directors 6 to be elected John Bums Pittsburgh PA Armand Champa Louisville KY Charles Davis Wenham MA John J Ford Jr Phoenix A Z David Hirt Frederick MD Michael Hodder Wolfeboro NH Charles Horning Florence KY George Kolbe Crestline CA Harrington Manville Washington DC Col Bill Murray San Antonio TX Joel Orosz Kalamazoo MI Bill Yost Anaheim CA For those of you who may not be familiar with some of the names of the non incumbents John Bums has served the A N A for a number of years often coordinating the Numismatic Theater John Ford is a retired cataloguer and former principal of the New Netherlands Coin Company David Hirt is a longtime


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    The Asylum, Fall 2004

    10/1/2004

    c Bibliomania Society began with 88 charter members in 1979 I began our annual membership meeting at the Pittsburgh ANA Convention by honoring the following charter members who are still active members in 2004 John W Adams J Richard Becker Mary Bergman Henry Bergos Michael Bourne Q David Bowers David Gladfelter Russell Hibbs David Hirt George F Kolbe Joseph Lasser Marvin Lessen Denis boring Harrington Manville Richard Margolis Alan M Meghrig Eric P Newman Joel J Grosz Jesse Patrick Phillip W Ralls Margo Russell David Sklow William F Spengler Stephen Tanenbaum Barry Tayman Anthony Terranova John Wilson The idea for our society was developed over dinner during the 1979 ANA convention in St Louis A few members who were there shared their recollections at our 2004 membership meeting Other activities


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    The Asylum, July-December 2010

    7/1/2010

    88 Francis D Campbell F Kolbe Among these were Ed and Kenneth Lee s unique notebook on California fractional gold coins and the extremely rare typewritten inventory of the Waldo Newcomer collection of American Colonial coins prepared by B Max Mehl That same year Library Committee member E Harrington Manville presented two very rare British jour nals to the library These were The Numismatic Quarterly published at Bury St Edmunds in 1881 and The Numismatist published at Ac crington Lancashire 1889 1890 The Library now has complete runs of both these short lived periodicals The year 2002 also saw the acquisition of the John S Davenport Numismatic Archives Along with original typescripts and


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    America's Silver Dollars: Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings No. 9

    /1995 Silver Dollars

    3 23 There are also three private British countermarks of the period of the Napoleonic wars on United States silver dollars 2 One of these an 1800 dollar Bolender 10a countermarked by J J W of Hurlet in Renfrewshire has been attributed to John Wilson and is in the ANS collection 1967 57 1 part gift of the Norweb Collection and purchase from B Seaby Son November 30 1966 25 Harrington Manville is doubtful of the authenticity of this piece he has written TheJ J W Hurlet mark of the Copperas Coal Co in Hurlet Renfrewshire was discovered only in 1951 but in the next twenty years at least ten specimens have appeared from two different dies and including one on an American dollar Although one or both types may have been produced in early in the nineteenth century their sudden ap


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    The MCA Advisory, June 2008

    6/1/2008 Medals Tokens

    then it would seem it was copied from the Wright medal If the Thomason medal was advertised first then he would take precedence Dave B Dave I think DTA s point is that the Brits were good at copying American products and that prior generations of numismatists have been guilty of thinking that Americans were not the originators of designs and products To follow your lead perhaps a check of Harrington Manville s excerpts of British periodicals would be fniitfiil in this regard I don t know how far this publication goes Vicken Yegparian Hi My main point is that at least a few people interested in medals are not sure which came first It does not stretch credulity to suggest that the accomplished Thomason who contemplated subjects ranging from the Bible to volcanoes to illustrate on medals might have


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    The Asylum, April-June 2011

    4/1/2011

    held sales at hotels around the Washing ton beltway At one sale I walked into the hotel lobby and an arriving group caught my eye They were all amazingly tall almost as if they were on stilts They were a pro basketball team I became acquainted with some of the regular attendees at these sales John Hoffman was always there usually with his friend Gordon Frost from New York Others included Harrington Manville an expert on things British who bid for others usually getting three or four bidder numbers Phil Carrigan who has become a very enthusiastic literature collector and a very good friend and the partners from Money Tree Ken Lowe and Myron Xenos Ken absolutely loved numismatic literature His early death was a tragedy for numismaticditerature collecting In the 1990S though still spry at 90 p


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 127

    4/1/2005

    tes and with New France The CNL staff would like to congratulate Phil who serves as our contribut ing editor on the receipt of this award A facsimile of the award is shown on sequential page 2780 We are starting this issue by reprinting a review that was published in The British Numismatic JoL ma concerning Dr Brian Danforth s recent paper in CNL on the St Patrick coinage The reviewer Harrington Manville agrees with Brian s historical analysis of when and by whom the St Patrick coppers were struck but dis agrees with his claim that they were struck with a collar that marked the edges during striking The reviewer also takes exception to refer ences that the gold and silver pieces were intended for circulation Brian responded to the review with a papertitled St Patrick Coinage Revisited Th


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    The Asylum, Spring 1987

    4/1/1987

    ring Catalogues and an open discussion followed his talk A partial list of those attending included Neil Shafer Ron Horstman Mike Levin Steve Whitfield Eton Bunjevac Rusty Geiger Nelson Page Aspen Tim Wilson George Nicholson President George reports that a regional meeting of the N B S was held on December 14 1986 in New York City at the New York International Numismatic Convention Member Harrington Manville of Washington D C gave a talk based on his experiences in preparing British Numismatic Auction Catalogues reviewed in The Asylum Autumn 1986 pp 24 25 Attending was Harrington E Manville George Frederick Kolbe Martin Gengerke Denis Loring Vincent Alones Bob Levin Michelle Levin Barbara Druck Gordon Frost Barry Tayman Alfred McDonald Scott Miller Peter Gaspar Douglas Saville Eric Wronker S


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    n to the Champa sale auction there were about two dozen pieces that Myron did not have most which he had never even heard of There were a large number of floor bidders at the sale the Champa sale bringing in some people who otherwise would probably not have attended Among the 30 or so floor bidders whom Myron and I knew were John Bergman John Bums Phil Carrigan David and Mollie Hirt and Harrington Manville While many of the lots did not carry especially high estimates this sale was truly a numismatist s delight as many popular truly scarce and important references were featured in this sale of tire Katens reference library Many of the titles though carrying low estimates had only appeared rarely in the marketplace Among the highlights of the first session were Woodward s 96th sale devoted


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    e NJ Vice President Fred Lake St Petersburg FL Michael Sullivan Cincinnati OH Secretary T reasurer Frank VanZandt Livonia NY Board of Directors 6 to be elected John Bums Pittsburgh PA Armand Champa Louisville KY Charles Davis Wenham MA John J Ford Jr Phoenix A Z David Hirt Frederick MD Michael Hodder Wolfeboro NH Charles Horning Florence KY George Kolbe Crestline CA Harrington Manville Washington DC Col Bill Murray San Antonio TX Joel Orosz Kalamazoo MI Bill Yost Anaheim CA For those of you who may not be familiar with some of the names of the non incumbents John Bums has served the A N A for a number of years often coordinating the Numismatic Theater John Ford is a retired cataloguer and former principal of the New Netherlands Coin Company David Hirt is a longtime


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    The Asylum, Fall 2004

    10/1/2004

    c Bibliomania Society began with 88 charter members in 1979 I began our annual membership meeting at the Pittsburgh ANA Convention by honoring the following charter members who are still active members in 2004 John W Adams J Richard Becker Mary Bergman Henry Bergos Michael Bourne Q David Bowers David Gladfelter Russell Hibbs David Hirt George F Kolbe Joseph Lasser Marvin Lessen Denis boring Harrington Manville Richard Margolis Alan M Meghrig Eric P Newman Joel J Grosz Jesse Patrick Phillip W Ralls Margo Russell David Sklow William F Spengler Stephen Tanenbaum Barry Tayman Anthony Terranova John Wilson The idea for our society was developed over dinner during the 1979 ANA convention in St Louis A few members who were there shared their recollections at our 2004 membership meeting Other activities


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    The Asylum, July-December 2010

    7/1/2010

    88 Francis D Campbell F Kolbe Among these were Ed and Kenneth Lee s unique notebook on California fractional gold coins and the extremely rare typewritten inventory of the Waldo Newcomer collection of American Colonial coins prepared by B Max Mehl That same year Library Committee member E Harrington Manville presented two very rare British jour nals to the library These were The Numismatic Quarterly published at Bury St Edmunds in 1881 and The Numismatist published at Ac crington Lancashire 1889 1890 The Library now has complete runs of both these short lived periodicals The year 2002 also saw the acquisition of the John S Davenport Numismatic Archives Along with original typescripts and


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    The Asylum, April-June 2011

    4/1/2011

    held sales at hotels around the Washing ton beltway At one sale I walked into the hotel lobby and an arriving group caught my eye They were all amazingly tall almost as if they were on stilts They were a pro basketball team I became acquainted with some of the regular attendees at these sales John Hoffman was always there usually with his friend Gordon Frost from New York Others included Harrington Manville an expert on things British who bid for others usually getting three or four bidder numbers Phil Carrigan who has become a very enthusiastic literature collector and a very good friend and the partners from Money Tree Ken Lowe and Myron Xenos Ken absolutely loved numismatic literature His early death was a tragedy for numismaticditerature collecting In the 1990S though still spry at 90 p


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    The MCA Advisory, June 2008

    6/1/2008 Medals Tokens

    then it would seem it was copied from the Wright medal If the Thomason medal was advertised first then he would take precedence Dave B Dave I think DTA s point is that the Brits were good at copying American products and that prior generations of numismatists have been guilty of thinking that Americans were not the originators of designs and products To follow your lead perhaps a check of Harrington Manville s excerpts of British periodicals would be fniitfiil in this regard I don t know how far this publication goes Vicken Yegparian Hi My main point is that at least a few people interested in medals are not sure which came first It does not stretch credulity to suggest that the accomplished Thomason who contemplated subjects ranging from the Bible to volcanoes to illustrate on medals might have


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    American Journal of Numismatics (Second Series), Vol. 12

    1/1/2000 ANS

    teers who help the work of the departments go forward David Jen Jyoti Rai and Kenneth MacKenzie as well as our Hamad Fellow Roxani Margariti of Princeton University whose invaluable assistance has led to the renewal of her fellowship for a third year in 1999 2000 and a fourth 2000 2001 Michael L Bates Medieval A significant gift this year to the Medieval collection was a donation from Harrington Manville which allowed the acquisition of several gold crusader fragments of the type described last year in connection with the bequest of 223 such pieces from the estate of John Slocum Digitized by v Google Original from UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN


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    America's Silver Dollars: Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceedings No. 9

    /1995 Silver Dollars

    3 23 There are also three private British countermarks of the period of the Napoleonic wars on United States silver dollars 2 One of these an 1800 dollar Bolender 10a countermarked by J J W of Hurlet in Renfrewshire has been attributed to John Wilson and is in the ANS collection 1967 57 1 part gift of the Norweb Collection and purchase from B Seaby Son November 30 1966 25 Harrington Manville is doubtful of the authenticity of this piece he has written TheJ J W Hurlet mark of the Copperas Coal Co in Hurlet Renfrewshire was discovered only in 1951 but in the next twenty years at least ten specimens have appeared from two different dies and including one on an American dollar Although one or both types may have been produced in early in the nineteenth century their sudden ap


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 127

    4/1/2005

    tes and with New France The CNL staff would like to congratulate Phil who serves as our contribut ing editor on the receipt of this award A facsimile of the award is shown on sequential page 2780 We are starting this issue by reprinting a review that was published in The British Numismatic JoL ma concerning Dr Brian Danforth s recent paper in CNL on the St Patrick coinage The reviewer Harrington Manville agrees with Brian s historical analysis of when and by whom the St Patrick coppers were struck but dis agrees with his claim that they were struck with a collar that marked the edges during striking The reviewer also takes exception to refer ences that the gold and silver pieces were intended for circulation Brian responded to the review with a papertitled St Patrick Coinage Revisited Th


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 47, No. 4

    8/1/2007 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    o example of the SPENCEAN SYSTEM countermark has been noted in contemporary collections It may be that the countermark is so different from the other Spence stamps that no one has recognized it Indeed the countermarking of British silver coins eventually was prohibited which is one reason why almost all British advertising countermarks are found on copper or bronze coins A close reading of Harrington Manville s epic work 2001 on the monetary stamps impressed by merchants on the foreign silver coins circulating in the British Isles at the same time as Spence s countermarked coins is instructive Manville notes that a number of merchant monetary counter marks no longer are know despite documentary evidence in contemporary newspapers that they had been issued The same apparently is true of the Spencea


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    WO - WY Correspondence

    /1962 Numismatics Correspondence

    y found while the others arc scarce to very rare Samples graded very line or better are seldom recorded for the earlier years The author would appreciate receiving word ot any other specimens of this issue NUMISMATIC SOCIETIES Birmingham Numismatic Society The highlight of the month was provided by a fascinating address on Bn Tradesmen s Countermarks from visiting American nuimsmatist Mr Harrington Manville on Wednesday April 4th An intriguing selection of slides illustrated many of the pieces in the speaker s own collection and served to underline the various points unusual issues In the main all countermarks discussed were those which had appeared on Spanish Dollars circulated in this country If one was tempted to wonder why advertisements should be struck on coins that after all


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1979 Numismatics Periodicals

    useum coin is very double struck and does show a lis on the rudder whereas this coin is well struck but the rudder flat II A Charles II hammered unite second issue with a new reverse die not listed by Schneider Obverse die no 3 easily identified by the wide spaces between the words of the legend III Two of the extremely rare Charles II half crowns 1666 with third bust plain below Harrington Manville suggested that the more worn specimen was the third known The better specimen recently turned up having been purchased on the South Coast 25 years ago IV Five late Anglo Saxon pennies 1 Edward the Confessor Pyramids type Lewes Oswold 2 Edward the Confessor Harold mule Wilton Centwine 3 A similar mule Bristol AElfwine 4 Harold II right facing bust reverse same die as last 5


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1996 Numismatics Periodicals

    Directory Who Was Who and other such works of reference Biographical particulars about collectors are sometimes given in sale catalogues and these are invaluable especially for those who w f ere not otherwise prominent persons Various references to leading numismatists and contributions from them occur in early periodicals and these have recently been collated in an essential work by Mr Harrington Manville a companion volume to his equally indispensable catalogue of British numismatic auction sales 1 For further information the reader may find it useful to consult the introduction to Cochran Patrick s Records which contains an excellent survey of the literature of the subject up to his own time 2 two historical accounts of the National Museum and of Scottish numismatics in the volume marking


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1979 Numismatics Periodicals

    useum coin is very double struck and does show a lis on the rudder whereas this coin is well struck but the rudder flat II A Charles II hammered unite second issue with a new reverse die not listed by Schneider Obverse die no 3 easily identified by the wide spaces between the words of the legend III Two of the extremely rare Charles II half crowns 1666 with third bust plain below Harrington Manville suggested that the more worn specimen was the third known The better specimen recently turned up having been purchased on the South Coast 25 years ago IV Five late Anglo Saxon pennies 1 Edward the Confessor Pyramids type Lewes Oswold 2 Edward the Confessor Harold mule Wilton Centwine 3 A similar mule Bristol AElfwine 4 Harold II right facing bust reverse same die as last 5


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1996 Numismatics Periodicals

    Directory Who Was Who and other such works of reference Biographical particulars about collectors are sometimes given in sale catalogues and these are invaluable especially for those who w f ere not otherwise prominent persons Various references to leading numismatists and contributions from them occur in early periodicals and these have recently been collated in an essential work by Mr Harrington Manville a companion volume to his equally indispensable catalogue of British numismatic auction sales 1 For further information the reader may find it useful to consult the introduction to Cochran Patrick s Records which contains an excellent survey of the literature of the subject up to his own time 2 two historical accounts of the National Museum and of Scottish numismatics in the volume marking


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1979 Numismatics Periodicals

    useum coin is very double struck and does show a lis on the rudder whereas this coin is well struck but the rudder flat II A Charles II hammered unite second issue with a new reverse die not listed by Schneider Obverse die no 3 easily identified by the wide spaces between the words of the legend III Two of the extremely rare Charles II half crowns 1666 with third bust plain below Harrington Manville suggested that the more worn specimen was the third known The better specimen recently turned up having been purchased on the South Coast 25 years ago IV Five late Anglo Saxon pennies 1 Edward the Confessor Pyramids type Lewes Oswold 2 Edward the Confessor Harold mule Wilton Centwine 3 A similar mule Bristol AElfwine 4 Harold II right facing bust reverse same die as last 5


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1996 Numismatics Periodicals

    Directory Who Was Who and other such works of reference Biographical particulars about collectors are sometimes given in sale catalogues and these are invaluable especially for those who w f ere not otherwise prominent persons Various references to leading numismatists and contributions from them occur in early periodicals and these have recently been collated in an essential work by Mr Harrington Manville a companion volume to his equally indispensable catalogue of British numismatic auction sales 1 For further information the reader may find it useful to consult the introduction to Cochran Patrick s Records which contains an excellent survey of the literature of the subject up to his own time 2 two historical accounts of the National Museum and of Scottish numismatics in the volume marking


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /1997 Numismatics Periodicals

    f Warwick for all of his help with the naval history details organisation personnel for uncovering important reference material and for his suggestions comments patience and support Mrs P M Blackett Barber and Colin Starkey of the National Maritime Museum Greenwich where the finest collection of these medals resides for an extensive amount of data sketches photographs and permission Harrington Manville for his thorough work on sale catalogue and provenance background which included research at the British Museum Nicholas Mayhew of the Ashtnolean Museum lor data photographs and reproduction permission Janet Larkin Alison Harry the Photographic Services and the Trustees of the British Museum for photographs of their medals informalion and permission Dr Mark Blackburn and Stephen Doolan of


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    The British Numismatic Journal and Proceedings of the British Numismatic Society

    /2004 Numismatics Periodicals

    of Prof P Berghaus Honorary Member was acknowledged by the President Messrs John Sydney Dales Nigel Fearis Jeffrey Gardiner and Dr Mark Andrew Stocker New Zealand were elected to Ordinary Membership Dr John Creighton then read a paper entitled British Coinage and the Augustan Revolution 25 FEBRUARY 2003 Sally Anne Carter and Dr Elina Mary Screen were elected to Ordinary Membership Mr Harrington Manville then read a paper entitled The 1787 Shilling Die Making in Transition 25 MARCH 2003 The Barber Institute University of Birmingham was elected to Institutional Membership Dr Mark Blackburn read a paper entitled The Nature of the Hibemo Norse Currency Reforms Members present then joined Lord Stewartby and Mr P Woodhead at a jointly sponsored champagne party to celebrate their 50 years of me


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    NBS CHARTER MEMBER LIST

    NBS CHARTER MEMBER LIST

    06/08/2003

    nded NBS as we knowit today Member numbers three through thirteen were Reserved Member number fourteen was prior NBS president Cal Wilsonwho it could be assumed assembled the membership list Members fifteen John Adams through 86 Randolph Zander are listed in alphabetical order to include Harry Bass Jr JohnBergman Walter Breen Armand Champa John Ford Jr Byron Johnson Dennis Loring Harrington Manville JoelOrosz and David Sklow many of whom made greatcontributions to numismatic literature Members eighty seventhrough ninety eight form yet another alphabetical listing ofmembers followed by what might appear to be a morechronological listing Questions can be sent to Michael Sullivan PO Box 1309 West Chester OH 45071 or numisbookmjs at earthlink net


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    COLONIAL NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

    COLONIAL NEWSLETTER PUBLISHED

    03/06/2005

    ylum_v08n10a04 html The E Sylum Volume 8 Number 10 March 6 2005 Article 4COLONIAL NEWSLETTER PUBLISHEDCNL Editor Gary Trudgen writes The April 2005 issue ofThe Colonial Newsletter CNL has been published Thisissue begins by reprinting a review that was published in TheBritish Numismatic Journal concerning Dr Brian Danforth srecent paper in CNL on the St Patrick coinage The reviewer Harrington Manville agrees with Brian s historical analysis ofwhen and by whom the St Patrick coppers were struck butdisagrees with his claim that they were struck with a collar thatmarked the edges during striking The reviewer also takesexception to references that the gold and silver pieces wereintended for circulation Brian responded to the review witha paper titled St Patrick Coinage Revisited This paperf


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    	SUBSCRIBER PROFILE: JOHN HUMPHRIS

    SUBSCRIBER PROFILE: JOHN HUMPHRIS

    03/08/2015

    onsul in Montr 195 169 al was also a member of the Montr 195 169 al Numismatic Society of which I was president and he facilitated the immigration proceedings which took 15 months instead of the usual two years My wife was secretary of Montr 195 169 al Numismatic Society and president of Lakeshore Coin Club a western suburb of Montr 195 169 al The U S consul was none other than Harrington Manville We used to meet him at the U S Consulate with Jerome Remick for coin research meetings 1973 1975 We were sorry to read about his death in The E Sylum He was an old friend of ours but we had been out of touch for some years He was in the U S diplomatic corps as mentioned in his obituary but he was also in other government services We were at a show in Silver Spring and we went into Washi


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    NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: MARCH 22, 2015

    03/22/2015

    TONS Wow that 39 s a LOT Thinking of the Katen auctions there was a group of about 8 10 who usually attended Now the group still with us is shrinking First Ken Lowe then more recently Gordon Frost John Huffman and now Harry It makes me feel like a survivor To read the earlier E Sylum articles see LAURESE KATEN 1917 2014 www coinbooks org esylum_v18n11a06 html MORE ON Harrington Manville www coinbooks org esylum_v18n11a07 html Banca Transylvania Bucharest Romania In an e postcard from Numismatourist Howard Berlin in Bucharest Romania he writes After clearing customs I see this counter and ATM of the Bank of Transylvania Considering that Transylvania is Dracula 226 128 153 s neighborhood I am wondering if this is also a blood bank Pre 1960 Nic


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    r Philip Nelson 1872 1953 was born and bred in Liverpool He received his degree with honors in 1896 and received a fellowship in pathology from the University of Liverpool two years later He was at one time vice presi dent of the Royal Numismatic Society His specialty was the numismatics of the United Kingdom in the 17th and 18th centuries Nelson s coin collection was never sold publicly Harrington Manville notes in his British Numismatic Auction Catalogues 1986 that collector Charles A Watters also a Liverpudlian bought part of it privately in the spring of 1917 just before Watters second and last auction sale of his own coins in May of that year Manville reports that Nelson gave the balance of his coins to the Liverpool Museum Watters did not sell the coins he bought from Nel son at aucti


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    The Asylum, Spring 1987

    4/1/1987

    ring Catalogues and an open discussion followed his talk A partial list of those attending included Neil Shafer Ron Horstman Mike Levin Steve Whitfield Eton Bunjevac Rusty Geiger Nelson Page Aspen Tim Wilson George Nicholson President George reports that a regional meeting of the N B S was held on December 14 1986 in New York City at the New York International Numismatic Convention Member Harrington Manville of Washington D C gave a talk based on his experiences in preparing British Numismatic Auction Catalogues reviewed in The Asylum Autumn 1986 pp 24 25 Attending was Harrington E Manville George Frederick Kolbe Martin Gengerke Denis Loring Vincent Alones Bob Levin Michelle Levin Barbara Druck Gordon Frost Barry Tayman Alfred McDonald Scott Miller Peter Gaspar Douglas Saville Eric Wronker S


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    n to the Champa sale auction there were about two dozen pieces that Myron did not have most which he had never even heard of There were a large number of floor bidders at the sale the Champa sale bringing in some people who otherwise would probably not have attended Among the 30 or so floor bidders whom Myron and I knew were John Bergman John Bums Phil Carrigan David and Mollie Hirt and Harrington Manville While many of the lots did not carry especially high estimates this sale was truly a numismatist s delight as many popular truly scarce and important references were featured in this sale of tire Katens reference library Many of the titles though carrying low estimates had only appeared rarely in the marketplace Among the highlights of the first session were Woodward s 96th sale devoted


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    The Asylum, Fall 1994

    10/1/1994

    e NJ Vice President Fred Lake St Petersburg FL Michael Sullivan Cincinnati OH Secretary T reasurer Frank VanZandt Livonia NY Board of Directors 6 to be elected John Bums Pittsburgh PA Armand Champa Louisville KY Charles Davis Wenham MA John J Ford Jr Phoenix A Z David Hirt Frederick MD Michael Hodder Wolfeboro NH Charles Horning Florence KY George Kolbe Crestline CA Harrington Manville Washington DC Col Bill Murray San Antonio TX Joel Orosz Kalamazoo MI Bill Yost Anaheim CA For those of you who may not be familiar with some of the names of the non incumbents John Bums has served the A N A for a number of years often coordinating the Numismatic Theater John Ford is a retired cataloguer and former principal of the New Netherlands Coin Company David Hirt is a longtime


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    The Asylum, Winter 1995

    1/1/1995

    TBE ffSYLUffl Quarterly Journal of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society Volume XIII No 1 Winter 995 Contents Why Would Anybody in His Right Mind Collect Numismatic Auction Catalogues 2 Harrington Manville 3 Water Breen s Annotated Miller Jim Spillman 8 Felix Schultz s Trousers Wayne Homren 9 The Printer s Devil Joel J Orosz Thank You Harald Salvesen Norman Cochrane 15 Collecting Numismatic Periodicals As Illustrated by the Emissions of Chas A Steigerwalt 1878 1909 Michael Sullivan 16 Sixty Years of Stack s Catalogues Scott Rubin 23


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