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    The Early Paper Money of America

    /2008 Numismatics; Paper money

    Counterfeits 463 DESCRIPTION OF circulating counterfeits In the following description counterfeits are defined as those bills made illegally to circulate as currency along with genuine bills Copies of bills made after the end of the period of circulation of genuine bills are considered reproductions souvenirs fakes or forgeries rather than circulating counterfeits Such copies are not described herein except that under the listing of genuine issues


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    REFERENCES 1 Kleeberg J Counterfeit 2 Reales of the Bust Type Charles III Charles IV Ferdinand VII1771 1821A Survey and Die Study in J Kleeberg ed circulating counterfeits of the Americas COAC 14 New York 2000 pp 137 192 The COAC Conference was held on November 7 1998 and titled Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas 2 Lorenzo J The Counterfeit Spanish Two Reales Canadian Blacksmiths or North American Tokens in J Kleeberg ed Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas COAC 14 New York 2008 pp 193 224 The COAC Conference was held on Nov


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 145

    4/1/2011

    April 2011 THE COLONIAL NEWSLETTER Sequential page 3681 Updates to John Kleeberg s 1998 COAC Study of Counterfeit Tv o Reales by John P Lorenzo Midland Park NJ Introduction There has been much interest in the two reales counterfeit family since 1998 when the coins were discussed in separate presentations by John Kleeberg and the author at a Coinage of the Americas Conference dedicated to circulating counterfeits of the Americas 1 The purpose of the present paper is to illustrate and describe all struck two reales counterfeits currently known that were not plated by Kleeberg Cast coins are omitted here The catalogue includes pieces confirmed through physical observation to have been struck 2 Further specimens come from noted collections but were not examined in hand 3 Important coins from two major


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 135

    12/1/2007

    n periods can be a fertile ground for some extraordinarily bizarre numismatic theories Mike would quickly summarize these theories and then give a gentle bemused laugh That gentle bemused laugh spoke louder than any lengthy screed denouncing the theories Mike did not like public speaking but I drafted him into giving a presentation at the November 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference on circulating counterfeits of the Americas Numis matists tend to focus on unique pieces on small distinctions on unusual varieties They tend to be very good at the zoom in function but lack a zoom out function that can give the big picture The key to doing a public presentation is to use the zoom out function one will never be able to discuss every variety in twenty minutes or half an hour so one has to use


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 146

    8/1/2011

    sletter n 1984 both having clearly identifiable 1781 Mexican 1 real undertypes Trudgen 1984 pp 896 899 We can now report a third example of this variety struck with the same dies as the other two known pieces but with a 1746 1 rea undertype Fig 4 We have classified this previously uncatalogued variety as the Salmon 16 X Pine Tree shilling It is intriguing that these 16 X overstruck circulating counterfeits are so strongly reminiscent of the 13 X 14 X and 15 X Pine Tree shilling circulating counterfeits They certainly have quite strong stylistic similarity particularly in their very broad and rapidly tapering trunks and their broadly curved primary branches with widely based triangular secondary branches The shared nature of these design elements and the similarities in lettering strongly imply


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    The C4 Newsletter: Fall 2013

    9/1/2013

    A Limitation for the Analysis of Ancient Silver Coins by Surface Techniques June 2004 3 Uglow Jenny The Lunar Men Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World London Faber Faber 2002 ISBN 0 374 19440 8 4 The papers were published as J Kleeberg Counterfeit 2 Reales of the Bust Type Carlos II Carlos IV Ferdinand VII 1771 1821 A Survey and Die Study in J Kleeberg ed circulating counterfeits of the Americas COAC 14 New York 2000 pp 137 192 and J Lorenzo The Counterfeit Spanish Two Reales Canadian Blacksmiths or North American Tokens in J Kleeberg ed Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas COAC 14 New York 2000 pp 1 93 224 31


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    The November 2013 Baltimore Auction, U.S. Coins



    ion of Latin American Circulating Counterfeit Coinage Part II The first portions of Mike s Latin American counterfeit collections were offered in Stack s June 2009 auction which featured his gold coins of the Spanish dominions and their two reales counterparts Why contemporary counterfeits Because to quote our introduction to that first auction Mike Ringo was attracted to all of the many circulating counterfeits but mostly those that would have inhabited American pockets when the spending medium was a motley varied stew ofU S and foreign authentic and false In this auction we round out the Latin American denominations by offering all of Mike s 8 reales contemporary counterfeits both struck and cast as well as all of his Vi 1 and 4 reales contemporary circulating counterfeits Also offered are d


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    The February 2014 Americana Auction



    Session One Starts 10 00 AM ET Wednesday February 5 2014 310 Lot of 12 West Indian Struck and Countermarked Types Including Popular Billon and Copper Coins Related to Cayenne and Tobago Several examples are apparent base metal circulating counterfeits Also included is an Edict of 1640 sol marked with a fleur de lis and a small M for Monserrat a 1767 sou with an AD counterstamp attributed as Martinique pedigreed to the collection of former Smithsonian curator Mendel Peterson two British halfpence with a crowned F counterstamp modern fantasies and a black dog marked H for Arthur Hodge on Tortola Also included in this lot are 2 1796 C


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    American Numismatic Society Magazine: 2011, Issue 2

    6/1/2011 Numismatics Periodicals

    struck in each metal disposition of dies and other detail Springfied Mass Numismatic Printing and Binding Company Kerrigan Evans E 1971 American war medals and decorations New York Viking Press Revised and expanded from 1964 ed Kleeberg John M 2000 Counterfeit 2 reales of the bust type Charles III Charles IV Ferdinand VII 1771 1821 a survey and a die study pp 137 191 In circulating counterfeits of the Americas Coinage of the Americas Conference Proceeding no 14 1998 John M Kleeberg ed New York American Numismatic Society KM Krause Chester A and Clifford Mishler 2002 Standard cata log world coins 18th century edition 3rd ed Colin R Bruce II sr ed Iola Wis Krause Publications Lorenzo John P 2000 The counterfeit Spanish two reales Canadian Blacksmiths or N


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    rfeit Eight Reale Book 2 we bring Lawrence s definition to more modern times as his definitions are tough to work with for today s collectors and their sometimes diverse collecting tastes Many collectors cherish electrotypes casts fabrication of dies if done within the period that the regal coins circulated whereas restrikes and alterations of a genuine coins can be considered contemporary circulating counterfeits although these are generally later in time the problem is that these are sometimes struck in between the con temporary circulating counterfeit and a modern forgery periods In this chapter we are not discussing these modern forgeries later produced electrotypes or restrikes but contemporary circulating counterfeits as we did in the previous two chapters with Canadian Blacksmiths and the Kleeb


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    timony 1 24 Nickel 0 16 Tungsten 0 13 Bismuth 0 12 Silver 0 06 Iron 0 05 and Platinum 0 02 In performing several other spot analysis some trace silver 1 5 was detected in the protected areas i e obverse reverse lettering as is normally seen if present Of course the author knows that other bronze alloys exists but unquestionably for every ten brass contemporary circulating counterfeits seen and verified by the researcher possibly one will be bronze This ratio may be higher and after ten years of researching this area this was the only bronze issue verified Just a notation in this chapter for future collectors of these types to consider Provenance No pedigree French Collector Anonymous Notes Cameron notes 15 the earliest known datable piece of English French plate is


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    th base metal such as lead and are soldered together The process leaves and edge seam which can reveal if broken the nature of the coin These are collectible particularly if produced in the 19th Century or earlier as was done with New Jersey State Coppers die varieties in creating the infamous Maris Plates in his monumental work on this issues in the 19th Century English And Irish Contemporary circulating counterfeits The series primarily discussed by Wil liam Anton in his book and that we see represented very well in Appendix 1 in the Ringo Reference Col lection The author odes a brief overview on assembling a type collection as any more serious student can contact the American Numismatic Society and obtain on CD the CNL issues which have multiple articles of listed Die Families describing the different


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    lver plating CCCs the mercury amalgamation counterfeits remain present because of the lesser amount of technology and skill by the counterfeiter required to produce this t5q e of CCC Michael Ringo Collection The Stacks offering which was Ringo s prime CCC material offered in 2008 As this book is primarily a tribute to William Anton and this author after 25 years of collecting contempo rary circulating counterfeits CCCs since his original 1992 book was released the late William Anton and myself felt part of this book was to respect and honor the greatest collection of contemporary circulating counterfeits of Irish English 18th century halfpence up to this point in time to go to auction Ringo s exper tise was of course way beyond this series in all areas of these CCCs as he was a mentor to this author


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    Forgotten Coins Of The North American Colonies 2017 (25th Anniversary Edition)

    /2017 [Numismatics Colonial Forgeries Counterfeits]

    GLOSSARY OF TERMS Sheffield Plate A type of silver plate developed in England in the late eighteenth century which was used to produce contemporary circulating counterfeits from about 1770 to i860 The author has in this book talk ed about the earlier Sheffield plates or as he prefers to describe these types pre Sheffield plate types which describes the non Birmingham type Sheffield plate which was plated onto the coins with an inferior level of effectiveness or technology as in the so called GNL Birmingham Sheffield Plate types i e GNL Counter feit Eight Typ


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    Ancient and Modern Coins of the World and the United States, Medals, Tokens, Orders and Decorations

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    EALES The collection that follows represents years of anient seeking by one dedicated and knowledgeable numismatist follow ing the 1998 effort by John Kleeberg entitled Counterfeit 2 Reales of the Bust Type Charles III Charles IV Ferdinand I II 1 r 1 182 1 A Surrey and Die Study that was published in the American Numismatic Society s Coinage of the Americas Conference proceedings on circulating counterfeits While circulating counterfeit halfpence hare seen abundant study the circulating counterfeits of Latin American coins many or most of which were made in America or v aw actire circulation here is still in its infancy Kleeberg s study is the best statement yet on the American relevance of the circulating counterfeit two reales that follow and those interested should read the study for its e


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    A Special Price List of Numismatic Books for the Holiday Season, 2002/2003

    /2002 Numismatics; Special Price List

    ard D Struck Copies of Early American Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 original 16pp Paper 12 00 P116 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Societ 3 25 00 P117 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 PI 18 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceedings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 P119 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 P120 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Varieties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 P121 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cali f


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    A Special List of Numismatic Books Spring/Summer 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    rd D Struck Copies of Early Auneri can Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 origi nal 16pp Paper 12 00 B140 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 25 00 B141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 B142 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 B143 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 B144 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 B145 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal


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    Special Price List of Numismatic Books Fall 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    NUMISMATIC BOOKS C122 C123 C124 C125 C126 C127 C128 C129 C130 C131 C132 C133 C134 C135 C136 C137 C138 C139 C140 C141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal ifornia 1996 2


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    American Numismatic Society Coinage of Americas Conference Proceedings



    95 Kleeberg John M ed America s silver dollars COAC no 9 1995 Doty Richard G ed The token America s other money COAC no 10 1996 Mossman Philip L ed Coinage of the American confederation period COAC no 11 1998 Kleeberg John M ed America s large cent COAC no 12 1999 Stahl Alan M ed The medal in America volume 2 COAC no 13 2000 Kleeberg John M ed circulating counterfeits of the Americas COAC no 14 2006 Doty Richard G and John M Kleeberg eds Money of the Caribbean COAC no 15 2009 Hoover Oliver D ed Newby s St Patrick Coinage COAC no 16


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    A Special Price List of Numismatic Books for the Holiday Season, 2002/2003

    /2002 Numismatics; Special Price List

    ard D Struck Copies of Early American Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 original 16pp Paper 12 00 P116 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Societ 3 25 00 P117 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 PI 18 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceedings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 P119 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 P120 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Varieties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 P121 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cali f


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    A Special List of Numismatic Books Spring/Summer 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    rd D Struck Copies of Early Auneri can Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 origi nal 16pp Paper 12 00 B140 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 25 00 B141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 B142 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 B143 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 B144 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 B145 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal


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    Special Price List of Numismatic Books Fall 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    NUMISMATIC BOOKS C122 C123 C124 C125 C126 C127 C128 C129 C130 C131 C132 C133 C134 C135 C136 C137 C138 C139 C140 C141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal ifornia 1996 2


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    A Special Price List of Numismatic Books for the Holiday Season, 2002/2003

    /2002 Numismatics; Special Price List

    ard D Struck Copies of Early American Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 original 16pp Paper 12 00 P116 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Societ 3 25 00 P117 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 PI 18 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceedings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 P119 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 P120 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Varieties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 P121 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cali f


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    A Special List of Numismatic Books Spring/Summer 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    rd D Struck Copies of Early Auneri can Coins New York 1982 reprint of the 1952 origi nal 16pp Paper 12 00 B140 Kleeberg John M ed America s Large Cent New York 1998 190pp illus A collection of eight articles from the 1996 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 25 00 B141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 B142 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 B143 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 B144 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 B145 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal


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    Special Price List of Numismatic Books Fall 2004

    /2004 Numismatics; Special Price List

    NUMISMATIC BOOKS C122 C123 C124 C125 C126 C127 C128 C129 C130 C131 C132 C133 C134 C135 C136 C137 C138 C139 C140 C141 America s Silver Dollars New York 1995 127pp illus 25 00 circulating counterfeits of the Americas New York 2000 277pp illus A compilation of proceed ings from the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society 35 00 Money of Pre Federal America New York 1992 253pp illus 25 00 Kliman Myron M The Two Cent Piece and Vari eties New York 1983 70pp Paper 12 00 Koeppel Elliot H The California Gold Country Cal ifornia 1996 2


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    1998 COAC

    1998 COAC

    10/30/1998

    1998 COAC http www coinbooks org esylum_v01n06a02 html The E Sylum Volume 1 Number 6 October 30 1998 Article 21998 COAC Michael will be presenting a paper on Counterfeit Detecting literature at the 1998 Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society in New York November 7 This year s conference theme is circulating counterfeits of the Americas Michael gave us a preview of his talk at the NBS meeting at the ANA convention in Portland this summer


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    COAC 14 PUBLISHED

    COAC 14 PUBLISHED

    10/01/2000

    COAC 14 PUBLISHED http www coinbooks org esylum_v03n40a04 html The E Sylum Volume 3 Number 40 October 1 2000 Article 4COAC 14 PUBLISHED Sebastian Heath of the American Numismatic Society reports The ANS is pleased to announce the publication of John M Kleeberg ed circulating counterfeits of the Americas COAC 14 277 pp Illus Bound in cloth ISBN 0 89722 279 2 35 00 plus shipping and handling The contributors are K Davignon R Doty H Flatt B Karoleff J Kleeberg J Lorenzo E McDonald E Newman P Mossman and C Smith This volume is available for immediate purchase from the Society s on line store at http store yahoo com amnumsoc As always


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    COUNTERFEITS AS RECORDS OF REAL COINS WHICH NO LONGER EXIST

    COUNTERFEITS AS RECORDS OF REAL COINS WHICH NO LONGER EXIST

    09/24/2006

    emble the real thing and when the realthing was by happenstance rare to begin with it may no longer existtoday In this case the counterfeit becomes a valuable historicalrecord keeper testifying to the former existence of its real muse and providing a basis on which to recognize such should it everappear it is thus collectible in its own right A superb source of scholarship in this area is circulating counterfeitsof the Americas edited by John M Kleeberg Coinage of the AmericasConference American Numismatic Society New York November 7 1998


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    ANS DUPLICATE LITERATURE SALE REPORT

    ANS DUPLICATE LITERATURE SALE REPORT

    03/23/2008

    day but there was much still available on Wednesday I needed to be selective about how much I bought everythingwould need to be carried to the PATH Train to accompany mehome Looking through the shelves I was kicking myself fornot driving my car Here s what I purchased Krause Standard Catalog of World Coins 1701 1800 5 Krause Standard Catalog of World Coins for a 7 year oldfriend 5 circulating counterfeits of the Americas 1998COAC 10 Copper Coinage of the State of NJ Trudgen 10 AJN vol 13 14 15 5 each ANS Museum Notes 33 5 copies and 1 5 each There were stacks of postcards and Ispotted an attractive card with a Noe 1 Pine Tree on it These were free but I made a donation because I took about30 which I plan to use The main room on the first floor had book shelves around the


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    THE ANS COINAGE OF THE AMERICAS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    THE ANS COINAGE OF THE AMERICAS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

    02/15/2009

    g November 7 1992 1994 9 America s Silver Dollar John M Kleeberg October 30 1993 1995 10 The Token America s Other Money Richard G Doty October 29 1994 1995 11 Coinage of the American Federation Period Philip L Mossman October 28 1995 1996 12 America s Large Cent John M Kleeberg November 9 1996 1998 13 The Medal in America Volume 2 Alan M Stahl November 8 9 1997 1999 14 circulating counterfeits of the Americas John M Kleeberg November 7 1998 2000 15 Money of the Caribbean R Doty J Kleeberg December 4 1999 2006 16 Newby s St Patrick Coinage Oliver D Hoover November 11 2006 2009 This list answers my other question from last week the St Patrick COAC was held in 2006 not 2007 as stated in the press release for the proceedings Editor David Gladfelter adds As you know


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    BOOK REVIEW: STATE & FEDERAL COPPER AND BRASS COINAGE OF MEXICO, 1824–1872

    05/03/2009

    146 s Order of the Aztec Eagle the nation 146 s highest decoration for non citizens for his contributions to Mexican numismatics State Federal Coinage builds on the foundation of Frank Grove 146 s Coins of Mexico whose copyright Bailey owns It expands on the various series covered by Grove incorporating groundbreaking research into date by date studies overdates counterstamps errors circulating counterfeits and major varieties It is with some modesty that the preface describes Bailey 146 s work as 147 a stepping stone to the complete analysis 148 of the coins covered The catalog lists the coinages of Mexico 146 s states in alphabetical order starting with Chihuahua 1833 150 1866 and ending with Zacatecas 1825 150 1864 Coins of the federal Mexico City Mint are cataloged last The new


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    WAYNE'S NUMISMATIC DIARY: SEPTEMBER 8, 2009

    09/13/2009

    rd Daniel and Wayne Herndon who were unable to meet early enough for the library visit Others in our group Traci Poole and Julian Liedman were traveling to the Long Beach Coin Show and couldn t attend So it was a small group but just as enthusiastic as ever Tom passed around a box of coins asking everyone to evaluate which were real and which were fake There were a number of contemporary circulating counterfeits Most of us did pretty well on the quiz I kinda flubbed it Dave Schenkman passed around a little buying guide from a Virginia coin dealer I d never seen this item before Howard mentioned that the Army War College has asked him to write up his experiences in the Vietnam War and he d written over a hundred pages so far Howard s the nicest guy around but also the toughest Let s just say t


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    BOOK REVIEW: THE CHEAT IN YOUR CHANGE

    01/24/2010

    r of the booklet The guide is a handy one stop reference to the proper combinations of queen s head reverse design and edge legend for genuine coins I didn t realize such a book existed or I would have endeavored to pick up a copy in 2007 it would have been fun to examine my pocket change with the guidebook in hand I supposed one could assemble quite a collection of different varieties of circulating counterfeits For more information or to obtain a copy of the booklet contact author Ken Peters at kenvoy hotmail co uk


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    OTHER 2015 ANA CONVENTION EVENTS

    07/25/2015

    ore machine struck coinage was introduced in Japan early 1870s the metallic circulating media were cast copper and iron coins hammered silver and gold ingots and sheets and cast hammered silver bullion This presentation will show how the silver and gold monies most likely to be used by commoners were manufactured It will cover the changes in those currencies during the 18th 19th centuries circulating counterfeits will also be treated All Things Rittenhouse Len Augsburger writes As has been their tradition numismatic authors Len Augsburger and Joel Orosz will hold forth from a one day table 1945 at the ANA on Wednesday August 12 This year 226 128 153 s theme is 226 128 156 All Things Rittenhouse 226 128 157 and a variety of documents medals and engravings will be exhibite


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    NOTES FROM E-SYLUM READERS: JANUARY 1, 2017

    01/02/2017

    s earlier and whether the coin was silver or not was irrelevant what counted was the bank 39 s promise to pay full value But then we have counterfeit marks on counterfeit coins which just adds to the fun Thanks There 39 s no end to the variety of items in the numismatic world Editor Jeff adds We 39 ve entered an era that our predecessors would surely scratch their heads over The circulating counterfeits are far more interesting and usually far more expensive than the things they were meant to copy I think of all those merchants who were quot stuck quot with quantities of counterfeits had they put a bucket of them in the attic their descendants might well be very rich people today Then again the overall scarcity of those counterfeits is what helps give them their value and a bucket


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    The C4 Newsletter, Summer 2010

    6/1/2010

    mia Press 2003 Schilke Oscar G and Raphael E Solomon America s Foreign Coins An Illustrated Standard Catalogue with Valuations of Foreign Coins with Legal Tender Status in the United States 1793 1857 The coin and Currency Institiute Inc 1964 p 20 Kleeberg John M Counterfeit 2 reales of the Bust Type Charles III Charles IV Ferdinand VII 1771 1821 A Survey and a Die Study circulating counterfeits of the Americas Coinage of the Americas Conference New York ANS November7 1998 pp 141 149 Schilke p 42 Eckfeldt Jacob R and William E Dubois Atw Varieties of Gold and Silver Coins Counterfeit Coins and Bullion with Mint Values Edition New York 1852 Schilke p 52 Schilke p 43 Mayhugh Marc A Walter Mould Coining Proposal C4 Newsletter vol 12 no 1 Spring 2


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    The C4 Newsletter, Summer 2011

    6/1/2011

    facts and observations surrounding it ENDNOTES 1 Schilke O Solomon R America s Foreign Coins The Coins and Currency Institute Inc New York 1 964 pp 59 64 2 Mossman P Money and the American Colonies and Confederation The American Numismatic Society 1993 pp 203 258 3 Mossman P Smith C Imported and Domestic Counterfeit Copper Coins in Pre Federal America ed Kleeberg J circulating counterfeits in the Americas The American Numismatic Society New York 2000 pp 6 15 4 Taxay D Counterfeit Miss truck and Unofficial U S Coins Arco Publishing Company Inc New York 1963 pp 35 36 55


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    Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas (COAC Proceedings no. 14)

    /2000

    Preface circulating counterfeits of the Western Hemisphere was the subject of the fourteenth Coinage of the Americas Conference sponsored annually by the American Numismatic Society Since its inception this program has enjoyed the enthusiastic support of the Society s govern ing Council as a forum for the dissemination of emerging research in the coinage and currency of the Americas The purpose of these conferences is to fa


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    Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas (COAC Proceedings no. 14)

    /2000

    specimens of late eighteenth century base coinage of United States dollar coins made from genuine dies which would have provided us with evidence that this particular conspiracy was successful but there is at least one other example of counterfeit coinage from genuine dies which lends further credence to our theory J L Riddell melter and refiner of the New Orleans Mint believed that certain circulating counterfeits of Mexican Dollars which had been showing up in deposits of silver for coinage at the United States Mint in New Orleans were made from genuine dies Riddell remarked on June 1 6th 1845 After a careful inspection and comparison of the Durango dollars and the Guanaxuato dollars Durango Guanaxuato Mints Mexico I am induced to entertain the following opinion that at least one pair of di


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    Circulating Counterfeits of the Americas (COAC Proceedings no. 14)

    /2000

    name anyway The evidence of the paper signed by Abner Chase is convincing It shows that 1787 counterfeit brass half dollars were circulating in Maine in 1813 This fits in very nicely with my dates for the brass counterfeit 2 reales Taxay s argument Taxay 1963 153 that because these counterfeits are not listed in Riddell they are more likely to be fakes of the late nine teenth century than circulating counterfeits is not convincing We know from Davignon that there were many many circulating counter feits that Riddell missed Riddell listed 37 varieties Davignon expand ed the number to 188 The flowing hair counterfeits have many char acteristics that are more suited to counterfeits than fakes made to fool collectors they are in base metals they show severe wear they are often scratched up in an


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    Money of the Caribbean (COAC no. 15)

    /2006

    89722 260 1 1 1 Coinage of the American Confederation Period Philip L Mossman ed 1996 346 pp illus Bound in cloth 25 00 ISBN 0 89722 263 6 12 America s Large Cent John M Kleeberg ed 1998 190 pp illus Bound in cloth 25 00 ISBN 0 89722 271 7 13 The Medal in America Volume 2 Alan M Stahl ed 1999 294 pp illus Bound in cloth 25 00 ISBN 0 89722 276 8 14 circulating counterfeits of the Americas John M Kleeberg ed 2000 277 pp illus Bound in cloth 25 00 ISBN 0 89722 279 2


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    The Colonial Newsletter, no. 109

    12/1/1998

    pe must have been made in the United States Forgeries do nottestify to history they perjure history This case is an exception the forgery does provide historical evidence Since the overtype was made in the United States it is a strong argument that the undertype the circulating counterfeit was pulled from circulation in the United States This is the first evidence I have come across that circulating counterfeits of the fourth issue George III halfpence circulated in the United States The coin is a paradox a date of 1 786 overstruck on a type which did not exist until 1 806 or later A twentieth century forger would be unlikely to make such an egregious mistake but a freshman at Yale in 1 860 who was just learning about numismatics might very well


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    The Frog Run Farm Collection

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    hin an appropriately close range of the Mint standard 13 48 grams weight Kleeberg calls himself a partisan of the theory that the 1793 Strawberry Leaf cents are contemporary counterfeits Based upon the ease of making cast counterfeits rather than creating three new and distinctive steel dies such a theory does not pass the common sense test for us When further considering the fact that most circulating counterfeits duplicate worn coins thus mak ing them easier to pass yet these cents are produced to a weight standard that was aban doned for a lighter one in mid 1795 the sce nario becomes even less likely The new dis covery that these cents were produced with the precise same edge die as other collectible 1793 Wreath cent varieties should firmly place this and other theories in the past and con fir


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

    Numismatics; Auction catalogs

    Counterfeit George III Halfpenny About Very Fine Dark brown and gray Surfaces mostly hard 118 8 grains Crude Final date numeral Rims notched around but not as a gear piece Reverse die rusted below and on BRIT 2598 1774 George III Counterfeit Halfpence A die set average grade Fine Mostly dark brown and granular One cleaned Each from a different reverse die showing the large output of circulating counterfeits produced in the 1780 s 8 pieces 2588 Counterfeit George III Halfpence Average Very Good to Fine many corroded damaged Legible dates include 1771 3 1772 2 1773 12 1774 18 1775 70 122 pieces 2589 1772 Counterfeit George III Halfpenny About Fine dark and granular 134 5 grains Obverse legend as GEORIVS Struck in a high zinc content copper lending a distinctly brassy appear


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    The Bankers Magazine [vol. 44]

    /1890

    ves and third parties cannot take advantage of them The inconveniences then found in the work ing of the banks were these Difference in the character and op erations of the banks of issue Insufficient power of circulation of the bank notes in the country itself extremely limited circulation in transactions with foreign countries Multiplicity of notes and the consequent facility for circulating counterfeits The small denominations of certain notes t and their taking the place of coin in minor transactions Instability and inequality of the rate of discount favored by the dissemination of the issue Absence of forms for the security of the operations of the banks of issue and lack of supervisory control on the part of the Con federation Power in part unlimited and exceeding the needs of is


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    The Asylum, July-December 2010

    7/1/2010

    39 00 Buv ail 3 for 56 00 postpaid COLONIAL COINAGE Mossman Coinage of the American Confederation H i 32 00 Marls Coins of New Jersoi S 1 5 00 Nelson Coins of William Wood S 10 00 Crosby Early Coins of America H 50 00 Rvdet Copper Coins of Massachusetts S 38 00 r_ _1 _c_1 tvl 1 i 1 1 m n n ri fog QQ 3500 Scott Counterfeiting in Colonial Rhode island OOP H Kleebere circulating counterfeits of the Americas H Buy all 7 for 39 00 postpaid TOKENS 30 00 20 00 tew 2nd Ed S 49 50 Doty The Token Americas OOP Other Money H Low Hard Umes Tokens The Basic Reference S HilriCr 7 Kantian So Called Dollars New 2nd Ed Adams United States Store Cards S 12 00 Fold Guide to Civil War Store Cards S 20 00 Buy all 5 for 104 00 postpaid OUhTTERFEITS ALTERED COINS juAiiv


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    The Early Paper Money of America

    /2008 Numismatics; Paper money

    ALUE OF BILLS The value of a collectible item is separately set out after each denomination or variety in the various conditions in which the item is usually found The values are indicated for genuine pieces Values applicable to counterfeits proofs reprints or detectors are usually not differentiated even though such items are customarily collected bought and sold Many collectors consider circulating counterfeits to have more or less equal importance and value to genuine bills particularly when no genuine bills are available Other counterfeits such as English or Tory sponsored Continental Currency have a special historical significance other than their genuine counterparts Detector bills are often scarcer than issued bills There are many bills and many entire issues which are not valued because the


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