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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Newman Numismatic Portal
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A record of the Pete Smith collection of tokens and medals of American numismatists, describing thousands of such pieces from the 19th to 21st centuries.
Topics: Numismatics, Tokens, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Early American Coppers
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The auction sale catalog for the April 2017 Convention of the Early American Coppers, Inc., cataloged by Kevin Vinton with cover art by Shea Mowat.
Topic: Numismatics
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by Stu & Maureen Levine, Tony Lopez, Robert Rodriguez
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Visual and analytical study of various examples of the 1792 United States silver center cent (Judd-1), comparing the silver plugs in each.
Topics: Numismatics, Patterns
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by Stuart & Maureen Levine
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Analysis of the $18.00 Meyers & Co. gold assay ingot, discussing concerns related to the authenticity of the item.
Topics: Numismatics, Assay Ingot
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by Museum of American Finance
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The Summer 2017 issue of Financial History.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Pete Smith, Joel J. Orosz, Leonard Augsburger
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Addenda to the book 1792:Birth of a Nation's Coinage , published by Ivy Press in 2016.
Topic: Numismatics
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by International Bank Note Society
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Vol. 56 (2017), no. 2.
Topics: Numismatics, Paper Money
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Museum of American Finance
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The fall 2017 issue of Financial History , the journal of the Museum of American Finance.
Topics: Numismatics, Economics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by American Numismatic Association
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The monthly publication of the American Numismatic Association.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Museum of American Finance
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Periodical publication of the Museum of American Finance.
Topic: Numismatics
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by Missouri Numismatic Society
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Missouri Journal of Numismatics, vol. 42, 2017.  Published annually by the Missouri Numismatic Society.
Topics: Numismatics, Missouri
Newman Numismatic Portal
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The David Sklow collection of Philadelphia Mint postcards, showing views of the first through fourth Philadelphia Mints, along with interior views, and concluding with a set of cards depicting the Mint combined with other Philadelphia subjects.
Topics: Numismatics, Philadelphia Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Shanna Schmidt
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E-newsletter of Shanna Schmidt numismatics, May 19, 2017
Topics: Numismatics, Ancient
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Stuart & Maureen Levine
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Analysis of a forged 1785 Silver Immune Columbia, a cast copy of an example from the Eric P. Newman collection
Topics: Numismatics, Counterfeits
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by David Lisot Video Library
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Thomasina Smith, Bank Note Specialist, Spink & Son, London, interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Listen and see from bank note specialist Thomasina Smith about some of the upcoming Spink auctions that feature some really cool banknotes including a three tomans and 100 tomans from Persia. More videos about coins, paper money, gold and silver at http://www.cointelevision.com.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Stuart Hanebuth
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A topical index to the John J. Ford, Jr. numismatic collection sold by Stack's (and their successor firm, Stack's Bowers) in a series of 24 sales from 2003 to 2013.
Topics: Numismatics, John J. Fotd
Newman Numismatic Portal
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CONA (Central Ohio Numismatic Association) presentation material.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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This work updates Jon Amato's Numismatic Background and Census of 1802 Half Dimes.
Topics: Numismatics, 1802 half dime
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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David Schwager's Sample Slab Update Newsletter, #19, May 2017. Includes an analysis of sample slab market activity on ebay.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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E-Gobrecht for April 2017, vol. 13, no. 4, whole no. 147. The monthly electronic publication of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Fixed price list of Inde et Lib, no. 1, featuring the Robert Kellert collection of United States Large Cents, 1816-1857.
Topics: Numismatics, Large Cents
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Early American Coppers
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Prices realized from the 2017 Early American Coppers convention sale held in Philadelphia, April 22.
Topics: Numismatics, Early American Coppers
Newman Numismatic Portal
by International Bank Note Society
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Vol. 56 (2017), no. 1.
Topics: Numismatics, Paper Money
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by Museum of American Finance
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Periodical publication of the Museum of American Finance.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Heritage Auctions sale catalog of the Eric P. Newman collection.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Heritage Auctions sale catalog of the Eric P. Newman collection.
Topic: Numismatics
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by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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The E-Gobrecht, the monthly e-newsletter of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club, vol. 13, no. 1, whole no. 144.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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David Schwager's fixed price list for sample slabs, issue no. 4.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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E-Gobrecht, the monthly e-publication of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club. Volume 13, number 10, whole number 153.
Topics: Numismatics, Liberty Seated
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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David Schwager's Sample Slab Update Newsletter for April 2017.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Saul Teichman
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Finding aid to the United States gold proof coinage detailed in the Virgil Brand ledgers at the American Numismatic Society. Courtesy of Saul Teichman.
Topic: Numismatics
United States Mint 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition video, dated May 18, 2017.
Topics: Numismatics, US Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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The E-Gobrecht, a monthly e-publication of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club.  September 2017, vol. 13, no. 9, whole no. 152.
Topics: Numismatics, Liberty Seated
Newman Numismatic Portal
by National Scrip Collectors Association
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Scrip Talk, the official publication of National Scrip Collectors Association.
Topics: Numismatics, Scrip, Periodicals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Whitman Coin Expo
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Whitman Coin Expo show program, Baltimore MD, November 9-12, 2017.
Topics: Numismatics, Whitman
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Excerpts from Magnalia Christi Americana or the Ecclesiastical History of New-England /  The Life of His Excellency Sir William Phips, Knight,  by Rev. Mr. Cotton Mather, Pastor of North Church, Boston, New England, 1697. This excerpt relates to the Massachusetts Bay Colony salvage of a Spanish galleon in 1687. Introduction and notes by Bob Evans, Chief Scientist and Historian of the S. S. Central America Project.
Topics: Numismatics, Sunken Treasure
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Pete Smith
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The Pete Smith collection of numismatist association items, cataloging ephemera related to American numismatists.
Topics: Numismatics, Ephemera
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by David Lisot Video Library
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Mr. Heck, the current vice president of the Early American Coppers (EAC) organization, is a recognized published expert on this subject. Today he?ll take attendees on a visual tour of some of the most amazing U.S. copper coins in existence. He?ll also show a few foreign copper coins as well. It's copper heaven! Speaker: Chuck Heck. Running time: 52:51.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatic Bibliomania Society
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Auction sale catalog of the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, for August 4, 2017.
Topics: Numismatics, Literature
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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David Schwager's Sample Slab Update Newsletter, August 10, 2017.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Pete Smith
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A catalog of the Pete Smith collection of numismatist mirrors, issued by numismatists or numismatic organizations.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Promotional flyer for the 25th auction sale of this Lincroft, NJ firm.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Associação Virtual Brasileira de Numismática
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Publication of the Virtual Numismatic Associatiion of Brazil.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Attribution guide to 1862 and 1863 Legal Tender notes. Diagnostics (monogram, serial number, series number, etc.) are identified for each Friedberg number.
Topics: Numismatics, Currency
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Heritage Auctions sale catalog of the Eric P. Newman collection.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lange
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Issue no. 42 of David Lange's Coin Board News .
Topics: Numismatics, Coin Boards
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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E-Gobrecht, the monthly e-newsletter of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club. This is a supplement to the January 2017 edition, featuring information on a counterfeit 1872-S half dollar.
Topics: Numismatics, Counterfeits
Newman Numismatic Portal
by American Numismatic Society
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The Colonial Newsletter, April 2017, vol. 57, no. 1, whole no. 163.
Topics: Numismatics, Colonial
Newman Numismatic Portal
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History of the Northwest Coin Club (Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN), by past president Pete Smith.
Topics: Numismatics, Minnesota
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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David Schwager's newsletter on sample slabs.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Coin auctions and the catalogs produced for them have changed and developed over the years thanks in part to large cent collecting. Here the story of the history of these changes. Speaker: Phillip Scott Rubin. Running time: 33:46.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Saul Teichman
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Finding aid to the Virgil Brand ledgers at the American Numismatic Society library, compiled by Saul Teichman.  This documents covers non-gold U.S. proof coinage.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Schwager
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Fixed price offering of sample slabs from David Schwager.
Topics: Numismatics, Slabs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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The E-Gobrecht, electronic publication of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club, July 2017. Vol. 13, no. 7, whole no. 150.
Topics: Numismatics, Liberty Seated Collectors Club
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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E-Gobrecht, February 2017, vol. 13, no. 2, whole no. 145.  The monthly electronic newsletter of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatists of Wisconsin
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NOW News, the journal of the Numismatists of Wisconsin.
Topic: Numismatics, Wisconsin
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatists of Wisconsin
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NOW News, the journal of the Numismatists of Wisconsin.
Topic: Numismatics, Wisconsin
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Recreated from legislative documents, Mint ledgers, Executive branch correspondence, and other contemporary correspondence this presentation tells the sequence from initial legislation to actual coin production. Speaker: David Finklestein. Running time: 104:01.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Pennsylvania Association of Numismatist
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PAN eNews, the periodic electronic newsletter of the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists, vol. 6, no. 2, May 2017. 
Topics: Numismatics, Pennsylvania
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists
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The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists eNews, March 2017 (vol. 6, no. 1).
Topics: Numismatics, Pennsylvania
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Shanna Schmidt
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Periodic e-newsletter from Shanna Schmidt Numismatics.
Topics: Numismatics, Ancient
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Sunshine
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The inaugural issue of this periodic coin dealer newsletter.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The 1715 Fleet Society was founded to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the Spanish galleons during a hurricane off the coast of Florida while returning to Spain. Since then the society has become an important source for research and conferences about treasure. Director Ben Costello talks about possible new directions for the society. Speaker: Ben Costello, Director, 1715 Fleet Societ.. Running time: 47:24.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Shanna Schmidt
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Periodic e-newsletter from Shanna Schmidt Numismatics.
Topics: Numismatics, Ancient
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatists of Wisconsin
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NOW News, the journal of the Numismatists of Wisconsin.
Topic: Numismatics, Wisconsin
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Interviewer: David Lisot, with Cris Bierrenbach, Don Erickson, Salvatore Falcone, Daniel Sedwick, and Mark Teller. Ever wonder why people collect coins? Hear from people in the numismatic profession who share their reasons why. Some of the reasons may surprise you!
Topics: numismatics, US Mexican Coin, coin collector
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by National Scrip Collectors Association
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Scrip Talk, the official publication of National Scrip Collectors Association.
Topics: Numismatics, Scrip, Periodicals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Eric Hodge
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A listing of pieces in the Virgil Brand ledgers (at the American Numismatic Society) with UK merchant countermarks.
Topics: Numismatics, Great Britain
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by David Lisot Video Library
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History and the notes used by both the French and the newly independent Viet Nam during the First Indochina war (December 19, 1946 - August 1, 1954). The first few years of the war involved a low- level rural insurgency against the French colonialists. However, after the Chinese communists reached the northern border of Vietnam in 1949, the conflict turned into a conventional war between two armies equipped with modern weapons supplied by the United States and the Soviet Union. It got...
Topic: Numismatics
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by American Numismatic Society
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The Colonial Newsletter, December 2017, vol. 57, no. 3, whole no. 165.
Topics: Numismatics, Colonial
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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See how U. S. intaglio currency plates were made prior to 1929. Learn what is meant by terms such as transfers, re-entry and white-line work, then cap it all off by viewing the most spectacular glitches that have been discovered on the proofs, most of which haven?t been found on notes by collectors yet! Speaker: Peter Huntoon. Running time: 64:07.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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SPMC Meeting. Wendell Wolka, master story teller, cataloguer and columnist for The Numismatist - will regale us with insightful sometimes poignant and other times humorous but always revealing tales from the obsolete bank note era that he has been bringing to life for us for the past several decades. Speaker: Wendell Wolka. Running time: 47:37.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by US Mint
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West Point Superintendent Ellen McCullom describes the process of making a gold bullion coin.
Topics: Numismatics, US Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
by US Mint
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Federal police officers talk about working for the United States Mint in San Francisco.
Topics: Numismatics, US Mint
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by David Sunshine
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Periodic email newsletter of Sunshine Rare Coins.
Topic: Numismatics