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The E-Sylum (1/27/2013)

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Wayne Homren

New subscribers this week include Robert Goler, Dale Gast and Jeremy Uota. Welcome aboard! We have 1,619 email subscribers, plus 210 followers on Facebook.

This week we open with updates from numismatic literature dealers Fred Lake and Kolbe-Fanning, followed by my review of Jeremy Uota's new book on Hawaii Overprint Currency. Next, we have several reader tributes to the late author Alan Herbert.

Other topics include Frank Sprinkle's 1884 Trade dollar , the top U.S. Mint Directors, 1913 Liberty Head nickel owner George Walton, buyer of the $24,000 Hobo Nickel Chris Dempsey, and an interview with the author of World Currencies in Taiwan.

To learn more about William Kimball's Album of Ancient Coins, George Kolbe's numismatic ephemera collection, Steve Tanenbaum's shell card collection, Mint Directors Rittenhouse, Patterson, Patterson, Ross and Brooks, the 100 million pound banknote, and currency burned in the Nuuanu Mortuary crematorium, read on. Have a great week, everyone!

Wayne Homren
Editor, The E-Sylum

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