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    NEWMAN PORTAL: MORE ON THE GOLDEN BISCUIT

    06/14/2020

    NEWMAN PORTAL MORE ON THE golden biscuit http www coinbooks org v23 esylum_v23n24a08 html Back to top Newman Numismatic Portal Project Coordinator Len Augsburger provided these comments on coin nicknames Thanks Editor More on the Golden Biscuit In the 6 7 2020 E Sylum Ron Guth mentioned the quot golden biscuit quot referring to an 1816 N 1 large cent presented by Doug Smith in an 1976 EAC whist match with Ted


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    NEWMAN PORTAL: MORE ON THE GOLDEN BISCUIT

    06/14/2020

    NEWMAN PORTAL MORE ON THE golden biscuit http www coinbooks org v23 esylum_v23n24a08 html Back to top Newman Numismatic Portal Project Coordinator Len Augsburger provided these comments on coin nicknames Thanks Editor More on the Golden Biscuit In the 6 7 2020 E Sylum Ron Guth mentioned the quot golden biscuit quot referring to an 1816 N 1 large cent presented by Doug Smith in an 1976 EAC whist match with Ted


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    LOOSE CHANGE: JUNE 7, 2020

    06/07/2020

    THIAN COINS https www coinbooks org v23 esylum_v23n20a06 html Michael Matzke 1966 2020 Ursula Kampmann published an article in CoinsWeekly about the late Michael Matzke an expert in medieval numismatics and curator of the Basel Historical Museum Editor To read the complete article see Michael Matzke 1966 2020 https coinsweekly com michael matzke 1966 2020 The golden biscuit Ron Guth 39 s blog recalls the 1976 Whist Match where Large Cent collectors compared their specimens to discover the best Editor quot Whist quot predates the Set Registries by many years but the basic premise of a Whist Match is that two collectors compare their coins to see who has the better collection The benefit of a quot manual quot game of Whist is that outside partie


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 33, No. 6(195) (pg. 23)

    11/15/1999

    ns and marshes Once after gazing at a gem cent with perfect surfaces Doug created the B P E bottomless pool effect later variations included the S T E spectacled trout effect A L E autumn leaves effect negatively the B R E bombed runway effect and the memorable H P E hot potato effect for cents that had changed hands frequently and rapidly Certain gem cents looked like a golden biscuit fresh from the oven Doug would often sell or trade a cent only to buy it back again years later He would say You can t really love a large cent until you ve owned it at least three times Doug catalogued large cents for a number of important Stack s sales from Davis Graves in 1954 Holmes 1960 and others up to and including the Floyd Starr collection in 1984 For anyone interested in Doug


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    The Cent Book: 1816-1839 (pg. 273)

    /1992 Numismatics; Cents; Coins American

    boldly crisp dentilation no trace of the crack thru date evidently struck before number 11 Most are from the second mating of these dies plainly cracked thru bases 835 and to the right No other cracks noted Most have re verse legends weak and latest strikes have minor rim crumbling at right reverse This is one of the few pre 1 840 varieties that often comes in my favorite cent color a golden biscuit tan Discussion R1 second commonest Matron 1835 MS 24 AU 24 r XF Reverse D This die appears on num bers 8 6 and is from the same hub as all 1835 Young Head reverses Key leaves point PC NR NR PC Legend is small with denomination larger I of UNITED is slightly low All As and E s in legend are repaired Final A of AMERI CA has its inner right foot very poorly patched The mouth o


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    The Cent Book: 1816-1839 (pg. 308)

    /1992 Numismatics; Cents; Coins American

    center 4 inner points S e center just outside S to rim between 8 9 Reverse has been lightly polished so the graver scratch over OF is gone Early strikes have reverse cracked faintly from bottom pendant of F thru tops AME Later strikes have dentila tion weaker obverse and reverse cracks stronger both sides flowlined and reverse legend weakened This variety is often found on tan golden biscuit planchets Discussion R2 i rather common in all grades MS 30 ALI several This is another no bonus variety 276


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 36, No. 4 (211) (pg. 47)

    7/15/2002

    2 1853 1854 1856 N9 F Nil F N12 XF N13 VF N1 AU N21 VG N16 F N15 VF N18 XF N2 VF N23 VF N17 VF N24 F VF N20 XF AU N6 VF 1852 N18 VF N25 VF 2 N26 VG N10 AU 1855 Nil XF N1 VF 1853 1854 N14 VF N3 XF VF N1 VF N9 VF N9 XF N21 VF N7 VF N6 VF N10 VF MICKARCONTI EAC 4161 PO Box 634 Brookfield CT 06804 203 775 4575 1793 S 9 Average VF 20 Sharpness 25 1807 6 S 273 EAC 2002 AU 55 golden biscuit 3750 6100 221 XXXVI 211


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    Penny-Wise, Vol. 31, No. 5(182) (pg. 46)

    9/15/1997

    TOM REYNOLDS EAC 222 P O Box 24529 Omaha NE 68124 402 895 3065 1800 S 208 R3 VF20 1950 Light brown with smooth glossy surfaces Some very minor circ marks Terminal die state with heavy TY rim cud Tied for Condition Census 5 Removed from an NGC holder graded VF 35 Ex Spink Byron Reed Lot 245 10 9 96 AVERAGE H 1837 N 5 R2 MS60 I 825 PHC SL golden biscuit with choice lustrous surfaces VERY CHOICE SEND NAME AND ADDRESS TO RECEIVE FREE PRICE LISTS FRANK STEIMLE EAC 2244 2200 Appleby Dr Wanamassa NJ 07712 4636 Inexpensive colonial coppers for sale add 3 P I per order Ct 1785 M 3 1 A 3 Fine typical planchet flaw on Obv 57 1787 M 30 hh 1 VF dark brown rubbed red high points 5 OC 67 1787 M 31 1 gg 1 VG i smooth brown


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    Harper's Monthly Magazine (pg. 709)

    /1911 Numismatics Periodicals

    came and she offered Langdon the antedated papers to read with an apology but they were so old that he found them interesting How brave the woman was he thought as he watched her moving in and out of the kitchen How little he understood these mountaineers They were a race to them selves in a world apart The savory odor of fried chicken came in from the kitchen He saw her take a pan of golden biscuit from the oven and cover them with a napkin Then she laid the table in the sitting room places for three There was no reason why Jim should not come yet she knew that he would not and all her prep arations for him were to her but a grim farce Then they sat down to wait An hour passed she went frequently to the door and looked out but no sound came up out of the forest The supper was g


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    Chris Victor-McCawley Fixed Price List #38 (pg. 5)

    11/1/1992 Numismatics

    tion of middle grade late dates Some of my favorite coins are not hugely expensive like the Camels head New Jersey struck over a Connecticut The perfect G4 S 223 with 1 000 rev the late state examples of 39 N 6 and 47 N 4 There are some more expensive coins like the Proskey Hines Sheldon 1794 S 41 expensive but more reasonable than at last February s Sale A nice 96 S 81 The beautiful golden biscuit S 260 I alluded to earlier Also a nice pair of high grade 1814s both crosslet 4 and plain 4 varieties The Anderson Dupont 1822 N 6 is offered Also a high grade 1847 N 2 small over large seven I hope you will find something you can add to your collection As always with this Holiday list take a ten percent discount from every item not already marked net There are a few net priced items Howe


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    Chris Victor-McCawley Fixed Price List #38 (pg. 21)

    11/1/1992 Numismatics

    okback he said Little things don t bother me I just look at the over all picture That doesn t mean I just ignore what s happening I don t forget But I ve got too much going on in the immediate future And in the big picture things were much stronger The nice mint state 1802 S 229 brought a strong 8800 Similarly a beautiful 1802 S 241 brought over 11 500 The famous Doug Smith golden biscuit 1803 S 260 brought 6600 In contrast the horrible whizzed and partly recolored AUS0 1804 went for 3600 UGH I thought lot 151 the supposed proof 1821 was in fact a proof Not a real nice one but a proof The surfaces were completely gone but there was triple striking and the rims were square Basically this whatwhat can expect of proofs of this era Expect Denis Loring s research to shed some


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    Chris Victor-McCawley Fixed Price List #38 (pg. 42)

    11/1/1992 Numismatics

    C V M P O BOX 2967 EDMOND OKLAHOMA 73083 405 341 2213 NOVEMBER 1992 FIXED PRICE LIST 0038 THE LOUIS HELFENSTEIN 1803 S 260 ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES 1803 S 260 R1 MS60 net 7250 00 Beautiful golden brown and tan color What CDS referred to as golden biscuit Completely lustrous with no rub A couple tiny nicks under L of LIBERTY and a couple others at bottom juncture of throat Truly a beautiful cent One of only four mint state specimens known of the variety and possibly the finest We are in the process of discovering the true rarity of true mint state early dates Ex Dr James Sloss A Kossoff 10 59 89 Louis Helfenstein Lester Merkin 8 64 37 C


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    NEWMAN PORTAL: MORE ON THE GOLDEN BISCUIT



    NEWMAN PORTAL MORE ON THE golden biscuit Image from E Sylum 6 14 2020 article 8 original article at https nnp wustl edu library periodical 627915 Type Other


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