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The E-Sylum (3/10/2013)

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Wayne Homren

New subscribers this week include Christopher B. La Salle and Jim Van Horn. Welcome aboard! We have 1,629 email subscribers, plus 217 followers on Facebook.

This week we open with Kolbe & Fanning's second numismatic ephemera sale, Holabird-Kagin's offering of the Jack Totheroh library, and a review of the new book on collecting and investing in Confederate Currency.

Other topics this week include John Dannreuther's take on the first 1794 dollar, U.S. military medals, Frank Lapa's replicas, P.T. Barnum's Tom Thumb tokens, electronic benefit tokens and a new exhibit on money art.

To learn more about Charlie Chaplin’s cameraman, Crick's Nobel, L. W. Schnelling's book, Peter Max's numismatic art, the amazing Blue Titanium coin and Herb Hicks and the re-legalization of Gold Certificates, read on. Have a great week, everyone!

Wayne Homren
Editor, The E-Sylum

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