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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY #106, ERIC P. NEWMAN

    05/21/2017

    Franklin quot Tell me and I forget Teach me and I remember Involve me and I learn quot I 39 ll be happy to connect readers to Kellen via email I can always be reached via whomren gmail com Editor W David Perkins This beautiful Mint State 1798 B 31 BB 115 Silver Dollar was not part of Heritage Auctions sale of the Eric P Newman Collection Photo courtesy of W David Perkins and Rory rea W David Perkins of Centennial CO writes I d like to add my Happy 106th Birthday Eric to the others in tonight s issue of The E Sylum If I recall correctly I first started corresponding with Eric Newman in the second half of 1995 One of my long term research projects for the Early U S Silver Dollars 1794 1804 has been the Col E H R Green Collection of early dollars I had been keepi


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    John Reich Journal, December 1998

    12/1/1998 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    for no more than three selections from the following list VOLUME 11 ISSUE 1 The Enigmatic 1836 Reeded Edge Half Dollar by Russell J Logan A Comparative Listing of Ratings for Capped Bust Half Dollars by Jeffrey L Oertel A New Die Variety for the 1836 Half Eagle Discovered by John W McCloskey An Overlooked Detail by Philip J Evans More Faint Clashed Arrowheads on Large Size Quarters by Rory rea Rare 1798 Dollar Die Remarriage Discovered by W David Perkins Method of Producing an Overlay or Why does Miss Liberty have an Adam s Apple by Jim Haller 1834 JR4 Dime by Michael T Williams My Bust Half Father by J Warren Long In Memory of Leonard Elton Dosier June 10 1923 March 23 1997 by Henry Hilgard Allen F Lovejoy 1919 1997 by Russell J Logan VOLUME 11 ISSUE 2 Early Silver Dollar Di


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    John Reich Journal, November 2014

    11/1/2014 Numismatics

    Eric P Newman s Sale in New York were well represented with a 1906 0 in MS67 I CAC at 12K and a 1908 0 in MS67 CAC for 6500 The Bust quarters were one of my favorite portions of the sale The collection included many coins that were plate coins in the original Browning book on quarter die marriages Rory rea and David Perkins discovered the provenance of these coins when they visited Eric to photograph many of the coins for our updated version of the Browning book Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Rory Rea Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach The location of many of the Browning plate coins was unknown for decades until their historic discovery hiding in Eric s safe deposit b


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    r and pleasing surfaces For identification there is a very shallow pin scratch on the scroll into the left wing of the eagle but this is very minor indeed Despite the reduction in the rarity rating to R 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems not so here From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1815 B 1 Rarity 1 E Counterstamp Genuine PCGS Sharpness of AU Attractive medium gray gold toning on both sides of this well struck coin The devices are all sharp and as seen on most of the Coun termarked coins are of very high grade The E punch used on the 1815 quarters was also used on a number of 1825 quarters the meaning has never been positively identified although a


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    The July 2015 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    D 23RF 4256 1825 4 2 B 3 Rarity 3 EF Details Cleaning PCGS The centers are brilliant while the peripheries are retoning nicely in iridescent blue gray and pinkish russet This is a scarcer die marriage in the Large Diameter Capped Bust quarter series of 1815 to 1828 and it is also among the more conditionally challenging The 2010 book Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al pedigrees 24 examples of the 1825 B 3 variety in grades ranging from MS 66 to EP 45 With bold Extremely Eine definition and superior eye appeal relative to the stated qualifier this coin should attract strong bids from early quarter variety specialists PCGS 38973 NGC ID 23RS 4257 1836 B 2 Rarity 2 MS 63 NGC Satiny lustrous and appealing surfaces are accented by lovely reddish


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    r and pleasing surfaces For identification there is a very shallow pin scratch on the scroll into the left wing of the eagle but this is very minor indeed Despite the reduction in the rarity rating to R 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems not so here From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1815 B 1 Rarity 1 E Counterstamp Genuine PCGS Sharpness of AU Attractive medium gray gold toning on both sides of this well struck coin The devices are all sharp and as seen on most of the Coun termarked coins are of very high grade The E punch used on the 1815 quarters was also used on a number of 1825 quarters the meaning has never been positively identified although a


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    r and pleasing surfaces For identification there is a very shallow pin scratch on the scroll into the left wing of the eagle but this is very minor indeed Despite the reduction in the rarity rating to R 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems not so here From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1815 B 1 Rarity 1 E Counterstamp Genuine PCGS Sharpness of AU Attractive medium gray gold toning on both sides of this well struck coin The devices are all sharp and as seen on most of the Coun termarked coins are of very high grade The E punch used on the 1815 quarters was also used on a number of 1825 quarters the meaning has never been positively identified although a


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    The July 2015 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    D 23RF 4256 1825 4 2 B 3 Rarity 3 EF Details Cleaning PCGS The centers are brilliant while the peripheries are retoning nicely in iridescent blue gray and pinkish russet This is a scarcer die marriage in the Large Diameter Capped Bust quarter series of 1815 to 1828 and it is also among the more conditionally challenging The 2010 book Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al pedigrees 24 examples of the 1825 B 3 variety in grades ranging from MS 66 to EP 45 With bold Extremely Eine definition and superior eye appeal relative to the stated qualifier this coin should attract strong bids from early quarter variety specialists PCGS 38973 NGC ID 23RS 4257 1836 B 2 Rarity 2 MS 63 NGC Satiny lustrous and appealing surfaces are accented by lovely reddish


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    John Reich Journal, April 2013

    4/1/2013 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    reasurer W David Perkins Membership Status Questions wdperki attglobal net Program Chairman Richard Meaney richard meaney us army mil Director Dr Glenn Peterson gpeters tds net Cover Photos 1 804 B 1 Draped Bust quarter exhibiting the rare die cracks on the obverse from the Eric P Newman collection This illustration is featured on page 18 of Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea Dr Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach Photo credit Rory Rea Articles may not be reproduced without permission of the John Reich Collectors Society


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    John Reich Journal, July 2014

    7/1/2014 Numismatics

    nd shows striking changes not well described previously We ask those who own a late state 1 804 to carefully check their coins so we might confirm other examples of this or a later state Once again these observations show we have much to learn from coins in plain sight as this coin has been illustrated dating to the seminal work of Ard Browning in 1925 Photo courtesy Heritage Galleries and Rory rea enhancements Thanks to Rory Rea for his review and assistance in preparation of this article 34 t


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    John Reich Journal, November 2014

    11/1/2014 Numismatics

    Eric P Newman s Sale in New York were well represented with a 1906 0 in MS67 I CAC at 12K and a 1908 0 in MS67 CAC for 6500 The Bust quarters were one of my favorite portions of the sale The collection included many coins that were plate coins in the original Browning book on quarter die marriages Rory rea and David Perkins discovered the provenance of these coins when they visited Eric to photograph many of the coins for our updated version of the Browning book Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Rory Rea Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach The location of many of the Browning plate coins was unknown for decades until their historic discovery hiding in Eric s safe deposit b


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    The Philadelphia Americana Sale, Part Two



    r and pleasing surfaces For identification there is a very shallow pin scratch on the scroll into the left wing of the eagle but this is very minor indeed Despite the reduction in the rarity rating to R 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems not so here From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1815 B 1 Rarity 1 E Counterstamp Genuine PCGS Sharpness of AU Attractive medium gray gold toning on both sides of this well struck coin The devices are all sharp and as seen on most of the Coun termarked coins are of very high grade The E punch used on the 1815 quarters was also used on a number of 1825 quarters the meaning has never been positively identified although a


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    The July 2015 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    D 23RF 4256 1825 4 2 B 3 Rarity 3 EF Details Cleaning PCGS The centers are brilliant while the peripheries are retoning nicely in iridescent blue gray and pinkish russet This is a scarcer die marriage in the Large Diameter Capped Bust quarter series of 1815 to 1828 and it is also among the more conditionally challenging The 2010 book Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al pedigrees 24 examples of the 1825 B 3 variety in grades ranging from MS 66 to EP 45 With bold Extremely Eine definition and superior eye appeal relative to the stated qualifier this coin should attract strong bids from early quarter variety specialists PCGS 38973 NGC ID 23RS 4257 1836 B 2 Rarity 2 MS 63 NGC Satiny lustrous and appealing surfaces are accented by lovely reddish


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    John Reich Journal, July 1998

    7/1/1998 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    Evans 7 The Old Missus Keg by W David Perkins 10 The 1799 Over 9 Eagle by Anthony J Taraszka 12 Second Specimen Of 1800 B 17 Die State I Discovered 14 by W David Perkins 1803 1804 DATED EAGLES A Revised Die Emission Sequence 16 by Anthony J Taraszka New Emission Sequence for the TED 20 Successively Higher Reverse Dimes by Mike Sherrill Another High Grade Treasure May Still Be Out There by Rory rea 25 More Die States on the 1818 B 10 Capped Bust Quarter 26 by Rory Rea 1801 Half Dimes Revisited by Ed Price and Jules Reiver 28 Half Eagle Notched Understar Fact or Fiction 34 by Eric Hildebrant Jules Reiver Literary Award 36


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    John Reich Journal, December 2006

    12/1/2006 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    ment was palpable the bidding was spirited and it lead to record prices being realized from the sale Some of the astonishing results included the following 1796 B1 AU53 1796 B2 VG8 LDS 1804 B2 VG8 1806 B 8 VF25 1821 B6 VF20 1823 B1 G4 1825 2 B1 AU58 1836 B5 XF45 48 875 23 000 Hammer prices 8 050 Actual Costs inlude a 15 buyers fee 43 125 37 375 14 950 double struck 23 000 Brad Karoleff Rory rea John Kovach and 1 are making progress in completing the remake of the Browning reference for bust quarters Rory Rea is working on his reference documenting condition census for the R4 and above bust quarters We hope these references will further stimulate interest in this series 23 collections were reported for bust quarters a good representation of the collections outstanding We listed the


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    John Reich Journal, June 2007

    6/1/2007 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    embers We would like to thank all of the members who provided articles for publication in last years journal Almost all of the submissions received votes from the membership showing a broad interest in the submissions The voting for articles from Volume 17 was very close with only 3 votes separating the winner from two challengers who tied for second place Tying for second with 38 votes were Rory rea with his article Retained and Full Cuds on Bust Quarters and Bradley Karoleff with E and L Counterstamps The Questions Continue We would like to congratulate the winner Steve Tompkins for his submission Counterstamps A Numismatic Window to Our Historical Past which garnered 41 votes Hopefully the authors for volume 18 will live up to the high standards set by this years articles Volume 17


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    John Reich Journal, July 2011

    7/1/2011 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    be produced at no additional charge Vice President Brad Karoleff reported that of two recently discovered unbound signatures of the Logan McCloskey half dime book one has been beautifully leather bound and provided with a custom slip case and as a fundraising measure it will be auctioned at this meeting After spirited and sometimes confusing bidding the book was hammered at 750 to member Rory rea For literature collectors it was announced that six 6 issues of Numismatic Scrapbook magazine with articles by Walter Breen and Stew Witham among others would soon be auctioned Richard Meaney announced that future issues of the JR News would be sent via email Members only need an ISP without a spam filter in order to receive the newsletter He further announced that he will continue to m


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    John Reich Journal, May 2012

    5/1/2012 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    where there is a change on only one side Tompkins reference describes HUB changes for the quarter dies and die linkage flow charts not described elsewhere This reference also very thoroughly describes remarriages but leaves some information yet to be discovered as some of remarriages state may not exist in the remarriage description Early Quarter Dollars Of The United States Mint by authors Rory rea Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach was released March 2011 It features an introduction by Carl Herkowitz who researched Ard W Browning even visiting his gravesite This reference has extensive history vignettes for each year the bust quarters were produced which the authors believe embellish the pleasure of ownership of these beautiful coins Rory Rea s photography and census i


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    John Reich Journal, April 2013

    4/1/2013 [Numismatics Periodicals Coins American]

    reasurer W David Perkins Membership Status Questions wdperki attglobal net Program Chairman Richard Meaney richard meaney us army mil Director Dr Glenn Peterson gpeters tds net Cover Photos 1 804 B 1 Draped Bust quarter exhibiting the rare die cracks on the obverse from the Eric P Newman collection This illustration is featured on page 18 of Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea Dr Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach Photo credit Rory Rea Articles may not be reproduced without permission of the John Reich Collectors Society


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    John Reich Journal, July 2014

    7/1/2014 Numismatics

    nd shows striking changes not well described previously We ask those who own a late state 1 804 to carefully check their coins so we might confirm other examples of this or a later state Once again these observations show we have much to learn from coins in plain sight as this coin has been illustrated dating to the seminal work of Ard Browning in 1925 Photo courtesy Heritage Galleries and Rory rea enhancements Thanks to Rory Rea for his review and assistance in preparation of this article 34 t


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    John Reich Journal, November 2014

    11/1/2014 Numismatics

    Eric P Newman s Sale in New York were well represented with a 1906 0 in MS67 I CAC at 12K and a 1908 0 in MS67 CAC for 6500 The Bust quarters were one of my favorite portions of the sale The collection included many coins that were plate coins in the original Browning book on quarter die marriages Rory rea and David Perkins discovered the provenance of these coins when they visited Eric to photograph many of the coins for our updated version of the Browning book Early United States Quarters 1796 1838 by Rory Rea Glenn Peterson Bradley Karoleff and John Kovach The location of many of the Browning plate coins was unknown for decades until their historic discovery hiding in Eric s safe deposit b


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    Rory Rea Correspondence, 2005-2010

    /2005 Numismatics Correspondence Early U.S. Quarters James River Bank Notes



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    Rory Rea Correspondence, 2005-2010

    /2005 Numismatics Correspondence Early U.S. Quarters James River Bank Notes

    tistry whenever you get the chance We will appreciate having the images on file for future reference If there is anything else we can assist you with let us know Happy holidays to you and your family and please pass that sentiment along to David if you talk to him It was nice meeting you and working with you I hope our paths cross at a convention or meeting sometime Sincerely Tom Serfass Rory rea wrote Hello Tom Dave Perkins and I are now settled back in our homes and I have finally downloaded all the pictures onto my computer and properly backed them up I hope everything is well with you and Eric and you are enjoying the Holiday as it comes upon us I must say I had a wonderful time during our visit at the Money Museum Your hospitality was excellent and warm I will truly remember th


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    entation on Seated coinage would be complete without some mention of the rare issues from the Carson City mint These issues were highlighted by a discussion of a prooflike 1870 CC dollar one of the first coins struck at this historic branch mint The presenters would like to thank all of the individuals who supplied images for the presentation These contributors include Steve Liu Jeremy Katz Rory rea and Weimar White as well as Christine Karstedt of American Numismatic Rarities and Ed Jaster of Heritage Rare Coin Galleries The ANA has announced that it will make all of the Numismatic Theatre presenta tions available in DVD or VHS format within a few months Len Augsburger LSCC 1271 49


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 45, No. 5

    10/1/2011

    enter Point IA Jim Neiswinter Franklin Square NY Tom Sheehan Edmonds WA R W Julian Logansport IN Ken Bressett Colorado Springs CO John Duff Los Angeles CA Tritia Lake Geneva WI Rosemary Duff Pasadena CA Dane Nielsen Ventura CA Maya Nielsen Ventura CA Mark Borckardt Allen TX Doug Bird Hermosa Beach CA Marc Goebel Dallas TX Nathan Eugene OR Markowitz David Menchell Fresh Meadows NY Rory rea Orange CA Jeff Amelse Batavia IL EAC MEETING AT THE LONG BEACH COIN EXPO Bryan Yamasaki An infonnal EAC meeting was held on Friday September 9 at 7 00 PM at the latest Long Beach Coin Expo Ten members attended Since all ten were well acquainted with each other tradition was broken and the usual self introductions were omitted Instead a discussion of the 2012 EAC Convention was immediate


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    entation on Seated coinage would be complete without some mention of the rare issues from the Carson City mint These issues were highlighted by a discussion of a prooflike 1870 CC dollar one of the first coins struck at this historic branch mint The presenters would like to thank all of the individuals who supplied images for the presentation These contributors include Steve Liu Jeremy Katz Rory rea and Weimar White as well as Christine Karstedt of American Numismatic Rarities and Ed Jaster of Heritage Rare Coin Galleries The ANA has announced that it will make all of the Numismatic Theatre presenta tions available in DVD or VHS format within a few months Len Augsburger LSCC 1271 49


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 45, No. 5

    10/1/2011

    enter Point IA Jim Neiswinter Franklin Square NY Tom Sheehan Edmonds WA R W Julian Logansport IN Ken Bressett Colorado Springs CO John Duff Los Angeles CA Tritia Lake Geneva WI Rosemary Duff Pasadena CA Dane Nielsen Ventura CA Maya Nielsen Ventura CA Mark Borckardt Allen TX Doug Bird Hermosa Beach CA Marc Goebel Dallas TX Nathan Eugene OR Markowitz David Menchell Fresh Meadows NY Rory rea Orange CA Jeff Amelse Batavia IL EAC MEETING AT THE LONG BEACH COIN EXPO Bryan Yamasaki An infonnal EAC meeting was held on Friday September 9 at 7 00 PM at the latest Long Beach Coin Expo Ten members attended Since all ten were well acquainted with each other tradition was broken and the usual self introductions were omitted Instead a discussion of the 2012 EAC Convention was immediate


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    T Correspondence, 1961-2011

    /1961 Numismatics Correspondence Counterfeiting Colonial paper money Counterfeiting

    you will enjoy the book as much as I enjoyed writing It 1 have eYijoijed reading and re reading Ljour book on the 18 04 Dollar and think that It was one of the first works to approach solving what really took place In Issuing those coins Thank you for laying such a great foundation for future researchers 1 was wonderfully surprised to see all of the photos of your beautiful Bust Quarters that Rory rea took it Is encouraging to now know what happened to many of the Browning plate coins over the years as only a few have turned up at auction if I may ask what Is Ljour opinion as to whether Browning actually owned most of the coins pictured In his work or If Col careen owned them prior It Is my opinion that perhaps Browning sold his collection to c reen some time after finishing his book rat


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    T Correspondence, 1961-2011

    /1961 Numismatics Correspondence Counterfeiting Colonial paper money Counterfeiting

    d hope in the 21 st Century I can continue to live up to what you said about me for the 20 Century Your book is beautiful and its content will be exciting to me when I read and study it with care as I will do 1 am sure you will derive tremendous satisfaction from your readers because of the obvious dedication and care you put into its content Apparently you saw images of the US early quarters Rory rea took of our pieces and he told me that we have 1 8 or 1 9 of those Browning illustrated I think these were all purchased from the Green Estate about 1941 by me You probably did not know about our holdings As to who owned the coins at the time of Browning s work I do not know I do know Green purchased mostly through Wayte Raymond Peter Huntoon is supposed to give a lecture to the Central Sta


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    JRCS PROGRAM ON NEWMAN EARLY DOLLARS, QUARTER DOLLARS AND LIBRARY

    JRCS PROGRAM ON NEWMAN EARLY DOLLARS, QUARTER DOLLARS AND LIBRARY

    07/20/2008

    researchers and bibliophiles Editor The John Reich Collector s Society JRCS annual meeting will take place at the Baltimore ANA on Wednesday Morning July 30th from 8 00am until 9 30am Note the ANA Bourse does not open until 10 00am allowing time for members and guests to talk and share what they have brought to the meeting Members are invited and guests are welcome Dave Perkins and Rory rea will be presenting this year s club program You won t want to miss it Dave and Rory will be talking about the Eric P Newman EPN collection of early dollars and quarter dollars with slides of the visit and the coins from this collection All of the coins are ex Col E H R Green and have been stored in Waite Raymond holders since the 1940s when Eric acquired them from the Green estat


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    WAYNE'S WORDS: THE E-SYLUM AUGUST 3, 2008

    08/03/2008

    WAYNE S WORDS THE E SYLUM AUGUST 3 2008 http www coinbooks org esylum_v11n31a01 html Among our recent subscribers are Larry Shepherd courtesy of John Wilson Kay Freeman courtesy of Katie Jaeger and Rory rea courtesy of W David Perkins Welcome aboard We now have 1 166 subscribers This week we open with details on David Fanning s upcoming literature auction new books on Australian Historical Medals Chinese charms and a novel involving elephant medallions of Alexander the Great Most of this issue covers news and events from this week s ANA convention in Baltimore E Sylum readers and con


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    ALAN WEINBERG'S 2008 BALTIMORE ANA DIARY

    ALAN WEINBERG'S 2008 BALTIMORE ANA DIARY

    08/10/2008

    ces at last week s American Numismatic Association convention in Baltimore Editor I ve just returned from both the Baltimore ANA and the biannual APIC political collectibles in Las Vegas I ll cover just a few tidbits of the ANA that weren t covered by the excellent review in last Sunday s John Reich Society email That highlighted the superb presentation by Dave Perkins and photographer Rory rea of their visit and photography with Eric Newman I was mesmerized at that seminar which was fully attended at 8 AM just prior to the bourse opening I speculated two weeks ago that it seemed to me to be ironic that the Australian Charlotte 1788 hand engraved silver medal that auctioned by Noble Coins in Australia for precisely 750 000 AUS plus the buyer s fee to the Australian Nationa


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    EARLY U.S. QUARTERS AND DOLLARS IN THE ERIC P. NEWMAN COLLECTION

    08/10/2008

    n Markowitz about the club s annual meeting at the ANA convention which featured a presentation on Eric Newman s early quarters and dollars Editor Nathan Markowitz wrote I usually save the highlight of the show for last but this time the obvious highlight deserves first comment The Wednesday morning JRCS meeting will forever be etched in this collector s mind A joint presentation by Rory rea and David Perkins on the early quarters and dollars in the Eric Newman collection The presentation began with a nice outline of the happy visit December 7 2007 and careful description of his storage techniques These Wayte Raymond toned coins have scarcely been seen since purchased from the Colonel Green estate in the 1940s Following these introductions were a mind blowing display of prof


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    QUERY: WORLD'S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT

    QUERY: WORLD'S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT

    04/04/2010

    QUERY WORLD S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n14a08 html Rory rea writes Does anyone know who might possibly own the bid book from the World s Greatest Collection of U S Quarters and 20 Cent Pieces Part II March 3 1945 The collection was sold at the Numismatic Gallery under the direction of Abe Kosoff and Abner Kreisberg in New York I am looking for a name of the person s who purchased Lot 95 On page 33 a picture is shown of this ever popular over fr


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    ALAN WEINBERG ON THE 2010 BOSTON ANA CONVENTION

    08/15/2010

    Admiral Vernon medals book Dave Bowers American colonial coin encyclopedia Eric Newman s new colonial currency book Jaeger Bowers 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens George Kolbe s auction catalogues of the Ford and Stack s Family libraries George Fuld s book on Washington Getz patterns Coin World s prolific articles on the more obscure and historical items of American numismatics to Rory rea s about to be printed superb color plate book on bust quarter varieties Washington Oregon and Happy While United medals Some things I saw at the ANA John Kraljevich s land office business at his bourse table in an obscure part of the 2nd room of the bourse not a U S federal coin in sight there but rare and delightful tidbits including a momentary glimpse of an out of the woodwork superb


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    BOOKBINDER RECOMMENDATION: THE OHIO BOOKSTORE

    BOOKBINDER RECOMMENDATION: THE OHIO BOOKSTORE

    08/22/2010

    y them at past ANA conventions and they recently bound the half dime book sold at the JRCS meeting which was passed around at other meetings They also did the official leather binding for the half dime book commissioned by Russ Logan and the leather on the Peterson half dollar book is also from them They will also be binding the special editions of the upcoming Browning Quarter book update that Rory rea Dr Glenn Peterson John Kovach and I have been working on the last few years which will be available early next year Wayne Homren Editor NBS coinbooks org Web The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is a non profit organization promoting numismatic literature See our web site at coinbooks org To submit items for publication in The E Sylum write to the Editor at this address whomren gmail c


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    NEW BOOK: EARLY QUARTER DOLLARS OF THE UNITED STATES 1796-1838

    04/10/2011

    also included history vignettes to put the issuance of the coins into perspective Examples of the pages are presented in the following pages We have also included many other features in our work including an introduction by John McCloskey a history of Ard Browning by Carl Herkowitz comments on the E and L counter stamps and notes on the Browning Plate Coins by Ted McAuley W David Perkins Rory rea and Eric P Newman followed by the pedigree of the known Browning Plate Coins A dedication to Charlton 147 Swampy 148 Meyer the only collector to complete a 1796 1838 quarter marriage set is next Bust quarter errors and counter marked quarters are covered in the following two sections We have also listed the quarters present in the Smithsonian Collection and the American Numismatic Soci


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    NEWMAN EARLY U.S. DOLLARS SUBJECT OF BALTIMORE TALK

    06/16/2013

    tion of Early U S Silver Dollars from 1794 to 1803 This Date and Major Type Set of early dollars was hand picked from the Col E H R Green collection in the 1940s All of these dollars are high grade and are the majority are beautifully toned from storage in Waite Raymond holders since at least the 1940s The collection was studied and these photos were taken in St Louis in December 2007 by Rory rea exceptional photographer and early U S Quarter Dollar expert and author and W David Perkins early dollar specialist researcher author and collector Dave and Rory presented the Newman Collection of early dollars 1794 1803 and early quarter dollars 1796 1838 at the JRCS Meeting at the 2008 Baltimore ANA Convention to a standing room only audience Photos of the Neman Collection of early q


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    QUERY: WORLD'S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT

    QUERY: WORLD'S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT

    04/04/2010

    QUERY WORLD S GREATEST COLLECTION 1828 QUARTER BUYER SOUGHT http www coinbooks org esylum_v13n14a08 html Back to top Rory rea writes Does anyone know who might possibly own the bid book from the World s Greatest Collection of U S Quarters and 20 Cent Pieces Part II March 3 1945 The collection was sold at the Numismatic Gallery under the direction of Abe Kosoff and Abner Kreisberg in New York I am looking for a name of the person s who purchased Lot 95 On page 33 a picture is shown of this ever popular ove


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    ALAN WEINBERG ON THE 2010 BOSTON ANA CONVENTION

    08/15/2010

    Admiral Vernon medals book Dave Bowers American colonial coin encyclopedia Eric Newman s new colonial currency book Jaeger Bowers 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens George Kolbe s auction catalogues of the Ford and Stack s Family libraries George Fuld s book on Washington Getz patterns Coin World s prolific articles on the more obscure and historical items of American numismatics to Rory rea s about to be printed superb color plate book on bust quarter varieties Washington Oregon and Happy While United medals Some things I saw at the ANA John Kraljevich s land office business at his bourse table in an obscure part of the 2nd room of the bourse not a U S federal coin in sight there but rare and delightful tidbits including a momentary glimpse of an out of the woodwork


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    BOOKBINDER RECOMMENDATION: THE OHIO BOOKSTORE

    BOOKBINDER RECOMMENDATION: THE OHIO BOOKSTORE

    08/22/2010

    them at past ANA conventions and they recently bound the half dime book sold at the JRCS meeting which was passed around at other meetings They also did the official leather binding for the half dime book commissioned by Russ Logan and the leather on the Peterson half dollar book is also from them They will also be binding the special editions of the upcoming Browning Quarter book update that Rory rea Dr Glenn Peterson John Kovach and I have been working on the last few years which will be available early next year


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    The New York Americana Sale



    he scroll into the left wing of the eagle Despite a recent reduction in the variety s rarity rating to Rarity 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems but not so here This coin should please any collector seeking a suitable example of this elusive variety From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1806 B 8 The Key to the Draped Bust Quarter Variety Set Condition Census Level 2x photo 3182 1806 B 8 Rarity 6 Fine 12 This is the rarest die pairing of the entire Draped Bust series with a total of just eight examples reported in the John Reich Bust Quarter Census of 2006 A few others exist but after years and years of study since the Browning quarter variety book appeared thi


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    The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, U.S. Coins, Medals and Tokens



    sfy any specialist who desires such a coin with a great provenance and ample collector appeal PCGS 5314 NGC Census 15 6 finer Mint State 66 finest From Wayte Raymonds sale of February 1948 lot 417 and David W Akers sale of the John Jay Pittman Collection Part II May 1998 lot 1268 The plate coin for the die variety in the 2010 book Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al 3097 1821 B 3 Rarity 3 AU 53 PCGS Otherwise silver gray surfaces also reveal blushes of warmer tan gray patina that are largely confined to the peripheries Boldly defined with a satiny texture there are no significant abrasions apart from a couple of extremely faint pin scratches in the left obverse field that accuracy alone compels us to mention This is a high grade coin that al


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    The August 2015 Chicago ANA Auction Rarities Night



    chase it here s another fact that is worth knowing this is the Browning plate coin from that important 1925 reference on early quarters Many of the Browning plate coins from his reference were tucked away in the Newman Collection and collectors for generations had been wondering what happened to these fantastic pieces The secret to their location was finally revealed in 2007 when numismatists Rory rea and W David Perkins were invited to view the coins held in the Newman Money Museum in St Louis After studying the photographs of the quarters in the Newman Collection several were identified as having been the Browning Plate coins that had come to the Newman Collection from the extensive collection of Col E H R Green PCGS 5353 NGC ID 23RZ NGC Census 6 two of those with the NGC


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    The March 2016 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    Recent study has resolved the question of what lies under the 5 digit with finality ending decades of disagreements in terminology According to Breen this die was first called an 1825 4 by W Elliot Woodward in July 1884 Although this coin is not specifically listed therein the census for the 1825 B 2 variety outlined in the 2010 reference Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al is topped by an MS 66 that appeared at auction in 1994 A couple of other MS 66s are known to us but since this is the only MS 66 h certified for the issue as a whole and we believe that the sole PCGS MS 67 is from the B 3 dies the present example is certainly a contender for the title of finest known 1825 B 2 quarter PCGS 38975 NGC ID 23RS Combined PCGS and NGC Population all d


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    The Rarities Auction



    tacular toning and frosted devices adds to the appeal Additionally it is the Browning plate coin from that all important 1925 reference on early quarters Many of the Browning plate coins were tucked away in the Newman Collection leaving collectors to wonder for many decades what had happened to these fantastic pieces The secret to their location was finally revealed in 2007 when numismatists Rory rea and W David Perkins were invited to view the coins held in the Newman Money Museum in St Louis After studying the photographs of the quarters in the Newman Collection several were identified as Browning plate coins that came to the Newman Collection from the extensive collection of Colonel E H R Green PCGS 5353 NGC ID 23RZ NGC Census all die marriages of the issue 6 3 finer thro


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    Gobrecht Journal #91

    11/15/2004

    entation on Seated coinage would be complete without some mention of the rare issues from the Carson City mint These issues were highlighted by a discussion of a prooflike 1870 CC dollar one of the first coins struck at this historic branch mint The presenters would like to thank all of the individuals who supplied images for the presentation These contributors include Steve Liu Jeremy Katz Rory rea and Weimar White as well as Christine Karstedt of American Numismatic Rarities and Ed Jaster of Heritage Rare Coin Galleries The ANA has announced that it will make all of the Numismatic Theatre presenta tions available in DVD or VHS format within a few months Len Augsburger LSCC 1271 49


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 45, No. 5

    10/1/2011

    enter Point IA Jim Neiswinter Franklin Square NY Tom Sheehan Edmonds WA R W Julian Logansport IN Ken Bressett Colorado Springs CO John Duff Los Angeles CA Tritia Lake Geneva WI Rosemary Duff Pasadena CA Dane Nielsen Ventura CA Maya Nielsen Ventura CA Mark Borckardt Allen TX Doug Bird Hermosa Beach CA Marc Goebel Dallas TX Nathan Eugene OR Markowitz David Menchell Fresh Meadows NY Rory rea Orange CA Jeff Amelse Batavia IL EAC MEETING AT THE LONG BEACH COIN EXPO Bryan Yamasaki An infonnal EAC meeting was held on Friday September 9 at 7 00 PM at the latest Long Beach Coin Expo Ten members attended Since all ten were well acquainted with each other tradition was broken and the usual self introductions were omitted Instead a discussion of the 2012 EAC Convention was immediate


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    The New York Americana Sale



    he scroll into the left wing of the eagle Despite a recent reduction in the variety s rarity rating to Rarity 4 not many of these have turned up in recent years and those that have all seem to have significant problems but not so here This coin should please any collector seeking a suitable example of this elusive variety From the Three Sisters Collection of Early Quarters JJ Teaparty and Rory rea privately 1806 B 8 The Key to the Draped Bust Quarter Variety Set Condition Census Level 2x photo 3182 1806 B 8 Rarity 6 Fine 12 This is the rarest die pairing of the entire Draped Bust series with a total of just eight examples reported in the John Reich Bust Quarter Census of 2006 A few others exist but after years and years of study since the Browning quarter variety book appeared thi


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    The September 2013 Philadelphia Auction, U.S. Coins, Medals and Tokens



    sfy any specialist who desires such a coin with a great provenance and ample collector appeal PCGS 5314 NGC Census 15 6 finer Mint State 66 finest From Wayte Raymonds sale of February 1948 lot 417 and David W Akers sale of the John Jay Pittman Collection Part II May 1998 lot 1268 The plate coin for the die variety in the 2010 book Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint by Rory rea et al 3097 1821 B 3 Rarity 3 AU 53 PCGS Otherwise silver gray surfaces also reveal blushes of warmer tan gray patina that are largely confined to the peripheries Boldly defined with a satiny texture there are no significant abrasions apart from a couple of extremely faint pin scratches in the left obverse field that accuracy alone compels us to mention This is a high grade coin that al


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