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ii!100 665SELECTIONSfromTHE NUMISMATISTMODERN FOREIGN CURRENCYByNUMISMATIC ASSOCIATIONAMERICANCommittee,AdvisoryReprintModern CoinsForeignW. Curtis F. Lhotka, Jr.James JohnO.S. Phares SiglerJohn DavenportClain-StefanelliLaurence L. Howe V.Hewitt JuddJ.Charles M. ChairmanJohnson,CommitteeReprint PublishingP. K. Anderson Elston G. Bradfield Richard S. YeomanCharles M. ChairmanJohnson,American Numismatic Association1961CopyrightWhitman Publishing CompanyWis.Racine,BROS.WEHMAN PRINTED IN U.S.A.NO. 9370PUBL.lSrtc.R^3N. Y.BROADWAY,712FOREWORDand has made thisThe current interest in unchecked,coinage, sweepingvolume a necessity.of their time toA devoted committee of numismatic scholars gave freelycull from volumes of The Numismatist the the thebest, authoritative,pastthree of a of AmericanThese articlessignificant. span quarters centurynumismatic research.have collaborated in the of this weAlthough many preparation volume,are indebted to Charles M. Chairman of the A. N. A. Re-deeply Johnson,whose and effortprint Committee, enthusiasm,imagination, indefatigablethis to success.brought projectThe American Numismatic Association thrsproudly sponsors publication.We salute the contributors of We turn in to theworthy today. gratitudenumismatic scholars of who from these to uspioneer yesterday pages speakacross theagain fading years.this work new interest in our and before us theMay inspire heritage keepof the climb ofman from cave dweller ...

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ii ! 100 665 SELECTIONS from THE NUMISMATIST MODERN FOREIGN CURRENCY By NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATIONAMERICAN Committee,AdvisoryReprint Modern CoinsForeign W. Curtis F. Lhotka, Jr.James John O.S. Phares SiglerJohn Davenport Clain-StefanelliLaurence L. Howe V. Hewitt JuddJ. Charles M. ChairmanJohnson, CommitteeReprint Publishing P. K. Anderson Elston G. Bradfield Richard S. Yeoman Charles M. ChairmanJohnson, American Numismatic Association1961Copyright Whitman Publishing Company Wis.Racine, BROS.WEHMAN PRINTED IN U.S.A.NO. 9370 PUBL.lSrtc.R^ 3N. Y.BROADWAY,712 FOREWORD and has made thisThe current interest in unchecked,coinage, sweeping volume a necessity. of their time toA devoted committee of numismatic scholars gave freely cull from volumes of The Numismatist the the thebest, authoritative,past three of a of AmericanThese articlessignificant. span quarters century numismatic research. have collaborated in the of this weAlthough many preparation volume, are indebted to Charles M. Chairman of the A. N. A. Re-deeply Johnson, whose and effortprint Committee, enthusiasm,imagination, indefatigable this to success.brought project The American Numismatic Association thrsproudly sponsors publication. We salute the contributors of We turn in to theworthy today. gratitude numismatic scholars of who from these to uspioneer yesterday pages speak across theagain fading years. this work new interest in our and before us theMay inspire heritage keep of the climb ofman from cave dweller tomajestic story painful space explorer. Oscar H. Dodson American Numismatic AssociationPresident, DEDICATION We dedicate this book to the Americanrespectfully Numismatic Associa- tion and its officers and to Themembers; to the authorsNumismatist; many whose contributions to The Numismatist have made this book andpossible to the and intellectual enrichment ofpleasure the of numismatics.hobby Charles M. ChairmanJohnson, A. N. A. CommitteesReprint PREFACE With the and interest in awidespread increasing numismatics, growing number of collectors of and medals arecoins, tokens, seekingpaper money information on all of the beenTheir for hasphases subject. quest knowledge as learn more and more of the associations betweensharpened they fascinating numismatics and art and other fields of humanhistory, politics, economics, endeavor. The of The official of the AmericanNumismatist,pages monthly magazine Numismatic contain a storehouse of informative and authoritativeAssociation, articles in the last Thousands of these articlespublished seventy-two years. make a numismatic of research and writ-up heritage, products patient study, dedicated numismatists of the and As there areing by past present. relatively few individuals or libraries all or even a substantial numberhaving Numismatist these numismatic are unavailable toissues, papers many collectors. At its 1959 As-the American NumismaticPortland, Ore., convention, sociation met this to selections ofchallenge by outstandingdeciding reprint Numismatist articles of decades and them in book form as past offering as Selection and were entrusted to threeinexpensively possible. publication committees of numismatic Charles M.President O. H. Dodson.specialists by of the was named chairman. One committeeJohnson, originator project, was with for and studies to do withcharged searching selecting having numismatics of the United States and American colonial The seconddays. committee's activities included medieval and modernancient, coinagesforeign and related items. The third committee's work all four volumesencompassed the United a third to ancient and medieval(two States,concerning given and the de-and the fourth on modern consisted ofsubjects foreign fields), tails of andediting, advertising.organizing, publishing The volumes not intended onare to be treatises any topicresulting complete or section of numismatics. and series could not beMany long specialized limitations. Selected have neither beenbecause ofreprinted space pieces nor revised. Committee members are aware that some errors exist,changed that later research and have rendered some conclusions orobsolete,findings to each volumethat other are but decidedshortcomings present, they keep a book of reprints. To minimize the varied and different formats usedtypography during of a have been reset to aboutnearly century, bringthree-quarters headings in themore For ease in articles areuniformity. finding, grouped topically Table of Contents. Preface (cent.) more details are referred to the section "ForReaders Furtherwishing This of other Numismatist articles of offers aReading." listing importance valuable for added of the selections in thepoint study. Manystarting ancient and medieval volume as well as the work theirforeign incorporate own bibliographies. For more exhaustive use of twothe Numismatist indexes isstudies, sug- Both are in the A. N. A. The earlier thegested. Library. index, covering 1888 is out of but is sometimes available foryears 1938,through print from dealers or at auction. That the 1939purchase indexing years through 1958 be from the A. N. A. Librarian.may bought is due all Numismatist both and withoutHomage contributors, living dead, whose devotion and efforts American numismatics would still not have matured. collector find their as asMay today's writings entertaining, and as as did our numismatists of old. Elston G.stimulating enlightening Bradfield THE REPRINT SERIES The four books in The Numismatist series are:reprint Selections from The Numismatist: U. S. Coins from The U. S. Paper Money, Tokens, Medals, Miscellaneous Selections from The Numismatist: Ancient and Medieval Coins from The Modern Foreign Currency AMERICAN NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION GENERALINFORMATION with overThe American Numismatic Association N. 5 20,000(A. A.) is themembers in state of the Union and other countries,every many inand most active numismatic in the world. It was foundedlargest body 1891 at the efforts and of Dr.Chicago, III, through encouragement George wasF. Mich. Act of in 1912 the AssociationHeath, Monroe, By Congress under the laws of the United States.incorporated Annual A. N. A. conventions are sources of intellectual and en-profit to all known are heard atwho attend.joyment Internationally speakers exhibits attract wide attentioneducational forums. numismaticSplendid and are viewed thousands.by to andUnder its the Association's arecharter, objects encourage pio- ofmote the science of numismatics the and coins,by acquirement study tomedals and to numismaticpaper money, tokens; disperse knowledge; rela-assist new the to cultivate fraternalcollectors, particularly young; thetions between collectors and numismatic both withinorganizations and in other to maintain a numismaticUnited States countries; library use and benefit of its and to coin col-for the members; representgenerally a nationallectors' interests as organization. in its aims to numismatic theAs a factor knowledge,major disperse a which is care-A. N. A. The Numismatist,publishes monthly periodical It is devoted to articles andedited and illustrated. exclusivelyfully fully activities. Started in 1888 Dr.information on numismatic and bysubjects ever since. In itsthis has been issued seventy-Heath, magazine continuously editors: Dr. 1888-three The Numismatist has had nine Heath,years, only H.Farran Albert R.1909-1910; 1911; Adams,1908; Zerbe, Frey, Edgar Burton H.Frank G. Lee F. Hewitt, 1942;1912-1915; Duffield, 1915-1942; G. 1954Stuart Elston1945-1954; Bradfield,Saxton, 1943-1944; Mosher, The Numismatistto date. from 128 to 144 in each issue,pagesContaining reaches readers in more than countries month.sixty every ofA. N. A. is to seventeenworthy persons years agemembership open As-older who have a sincere interest in numismatics.or Members, except annualNumismatist without cost other than thereceive The $5.00sociate, firstmust be thedues. for accompanied by year'sApplication membership to theadmittance fee. Nonmemberdues of $5.00 $2.00 subscriptionplus For oris a$6.00 blanks, subscriptions gen-magazine year. application write the A. N. A. General Lewis M.eral Secretary, Reagan,information, Kans.P. O. Box 577, Wichita, General Information (cont.) A. N. A. OFFICERS Mich.O. H. USNPresident REARADMIRAL DODSON, (Ret.) Detroit, Ohio.G.First Vice President G. Fremont,SHROYER, Ark.MATT H.Second Vice Camden,ROTHERT, M. Kans.General LEWIS Wichita,REAGAN,Secretary Okla.Governor P. K. ANDERSON, Gotebo, 111. COL. W. CURTIS,JAMES Springfield, Cal.ROBERT G.Governor McARTHUR, Oakland, N. Y. PITTMAN, Rochester,JOHN J. Governor ARTHUR Drexel Pa.Hill,SIPE, G. 111.Editor ELSTON BRADFIELD, Chicago, S. W. Ark.FREEMAN,Manager Newpork,Advertising Treasurer HAROLD R. 111.KLEIN, Hinsdale, Librarian Lincoln Nebr.JOHN GABARRON, 10,J. L. New N. Y.Curator VERNON BROWN, York, W. Calif.Historian OGILVIE,JACK Hollywood, M. 111.Custodian of Slides MICHAEL DOLNICK, Chicago, Counsel HARRY Conn.LESSIN, Norwalk,Legal Assistant to the Editor GLENN B. Oak 111.SMEDLEY, Park, to the General DON Ariz.SHERER, Phoenix,Secretary District of Columbia ELDRIDGE G.Representative JONES, Washington, D. C. Committee,Reprint Advisory Medieval and Modern CoinsAncient, Foreign W. 111.JAMES CURTIS, Springfield, S. 111.JOHN DAVENPORT, Galesburg, LAURENCE L.HOWE, Louisville, Ky. F. Oklahoma Okla.JOHN LHOTKA, City, PHARES O. Silver Md.SIGLER, Springs, V. D. C.CLAIN-STEFANELLI, Washington, HEWITT Neb.J. JUDD, Omaha, CHARLES M. JOHNSON, ChairmanLong Beach, Cal., CommitteeReprint Publishing P. K. Okla.ANDERSON, Gotebo, ELSTON G. 111.BRADFIELD, Chicago, RICHARD S. Wis.YEOMAN, Racine, CHARLES M. Cal.JOHNSON, Chairman, Long Beach, CONTENTS in indicate issue of The(Dates parentheses Numismatist) Foreword. Oscar H. American Numismatic President 2Dodson, Association, Dedication. Charles M. Chairman of 2Johnson, CommitteesReprint Preface. Elston G. The Numismatist 3Bradfield, Editor, General Information on the American Numismatic 5Association I. CANADA Canadian Card Col. Phares O. 9Money. Sigler. (Sept., 1956) The of Canada from the HistoricalMoney R. W. McLachlan.Viewpoint. (Dec., 201915) Decimal of Canada and Newfoundland. Fred . . . 26Coinage Bowman. (Mar., 1947) II. MEXICO A Brief Review of the of Colonial Mexico Dr. H.Coinage 1536-1821. Ray Wilson. 37(Aug., 1952) Ancient and Its Survival to Modern Times in Mexico. L. Cof-Exchange Courtney 43fing. (July, 1949) The Mexican Raold Gerard. 47Eagle. (Jan., 1950) Twentieth Mexico. Robert C. Cahall. 52Century (Oct., 1943) Mints of the New World. Verner Scaife. 54Early J. (May, 1950) III. SOUTHAMERICA The of Venezuela. Thomas W. Voetter. 65Coinage (Dec., 1934) Last Colonial American Cobs 1823-24. Arnold 71Perpall. (July, 1945) Countermarks in Brazilian Numismatics. Chas. A. Baumann. 74(Dec., 1942) IV.WEST INDIES from Slave to 82Henry Christophe King. Hugh Kelly. (April, 1940) Notes on the Coins of Curacao. Thomas W. Voetter. 86(June, 1934) V, ENGLAND The of H. A. 90Story English Coinage. Seaby. (Mar., 1949) Coins? Not? Charles G. Colver. 100English Why (Jan., 1959) Charles V. 104 Regal Copper Kappen. (May, 1950) Mottoes and on Coins. Walker. 112Inscriptions English Raymond J. (Sept., 1942) VI. SPAIN "Numismatic P. K. Anderson. 116Tattooing." (Aug., 1954) The of P. K. 122Coinage Spain. (Jan., 1953) of P. K. Anderson. 140Ephemeral Coinage Spain. (Sept., 1952) The of the Provisional Government of 1868. F. Xavier Calico. Spanish 144(Dec., 1948) VII,FRANCE The of France. 155Currency George Requard. (Apr., 1937) of the French Pond. 161Napoleon Emperor Republic. Shepard (April, 1939) and His Feori F. M. D. 167 Family. Pipito, (June, 1953) The Pond. 175Assignats. Shepard (Jan., 1935) Louis D'Or. .(July, 1941) 184 The of a Phantom Arthur C. 186Coinage King. Wyman. (June, 1924) VIII. RUSSIA Outline of Russian Numismatic I. 189History. Snyderman. (Feb., 1942) of the Ruble. Dr. A. M. Rackus. 192Origin (April, 1934) Czarist Coins of Platinum. W. Osburn.Roy 1955) 194(May, The of the Dr. A. M.Origin Rackus. 195Kopeck. (Aug., 1930) Rubles of Peter the A.Great. E. 198Kelpsh. (Mar., 1949) Coins of Russia and Poland. O. P. Eklund. 212Copper (June, 1939) Russian Beard Tokens, Zander. 233Randolph (Dec., 1948) IX. GERMANY of in the Old Times. Dr. P.Monetary Misery Reich.Germany Joseph (Jan., 2391949) The Thaler." Pond."Champagne 241Shepard (May, 1941) of Heaven." Thaler of I of Bavaria. Michael M. Dolnick."Blessings Ludwig (Dec., 1955) 243 The Thalers Talk of Home Towns.Their Butler. 246Dudley (June, 1943) Saxon William D. 249Monetary Systems. Craig. (Jan., 1949) Notes of the and ofOrigin, Development, the German Talers.Designations Weights Charles E. Weber. 252(May, 1953)
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