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NEW BOOK: PANIC SCRIP OF 1893, 1907 AND 1914

The E-Sylum (10/20/2013)

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The long-awaited book on Panic Scrip by Neil Shafer and Tom Sheehan has been published. Kristal Hamby of McFarland & Company, Inc., forwarded this press release. Thanks! -Editor

Panic Scrip
An Illustrated Catalog of Emergency Monetary Issues
Neil Shafer and Tom Sheehan
Edited by Fred Reed
416 pages
$75 softcover (7 × 10) 2013
808 photos, appendices, bibliography, index
ISBN 978-0-7864-7577-3 Ebook ISBN 978-1-4766-0570-8

This extensively illustrated work catalogs all known U.S. emergency currency issues of the panics of 1893, 1907 and 1914. Nearly 900 photographs show most types of these privately produced substitutes for money. The book also includes contextual historical information and authoritative appendices by Steve Whitfield on labor scrip and Loren Gatch on the background leading to these currency issues.

Neil Shafer has been a professional numismatic cataloger and author for more than 50 years and has been inducted into the American Numismatic Association and the International Bank Note Society Halls of Fame. He writes monthly for Bank Note Reporter. Tom Sheehan is a longtime coin collector and an avid researcher of Washington State numismatics who studies and collects panic scrip. Fred Reed has been an editor of both Paper Money and Coin World magazines. He lives in Dallas.

McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers
Box 611
Jefferson, North Carolina 28640
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