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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
by Lianna Spurrier
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Lianna Spurrier discusses multiple approaches to coin collecting on a budget.
Topic: Numismatics
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
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 8, supplementary to vols. 1-6 and covering the letters M-Z.  This volume also contains the second supplement (A-Z) and an index to the illustrations in all volumes.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Where did out coins come from? The first US coins were the Nova Constellatios, which few know the full history behind. This brief documentary explores the creation, discovery, and identification of this historic series.
Topics: Numismatics, Nova Contellatio
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 1, covering the letters A-D.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 3, covering the letters I-MA.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 7, this is a supplement to vols. 1-6, covering the letters A-L.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 2, covering the letters E-H.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Numismatics, Paper money
Chapman catalog
Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins, Medals, Gregory, Charles
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Welcome to the 2019 World's Fair of Money! Held in Rosemont, Illinois, this major show is one of the highlights of the year for numismatists. Today we take a look at US coins and the show as a whole. Follow along the rest of the week to take a look at other aspects of the show!
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Robert Rodriguez speaks on the authenticity of the Morris so-called silver center cent. See also  https://archive.org/details/1792SilverAndNonSilverCents .
Topics: Numismatics, Patterns
The Library of Congress
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Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique
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Summer 2016 sale of the Presidential Coin & Antique Company, #86 in the series.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Video report from the American Numismatic Association convention in Rosemont, IL, for August 14, 2019. Today we take a look at the world and ancients section, world mints, and visit lot viewing for Heritage and Stack's Bowers.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Today we take a look at all the displays at the show - collector exhibits, the ANA museum showcase, the Department of the Treasury, you name it!
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Hansen, Dan
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 6, covering the letters T-Z.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
The Library of Congress
by United States. Bureau of the Mint; Comparette, T. Louis (Thomas Louis), 1868-; United States. Bureau of the Mint
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On verso of t.-p.: Treasury department, Document no. 2677. Director of the Mint
Topics: Coins, Medals, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins, Medals, Bank notes
Newman Numismatic Portal
by William E. Fowler and John H. Ribbe
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Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals, Tokens, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Nero is remembered as a bloodthirsty, ruthless, and immoral ruler. But was he really that bad? His coins say maybe not.
Topics: Numismatics, Ancient
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 5, covering the letters R-S.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Litman, Charles
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 4, covering the letters MB-Q.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Earle, George H., Numismatics, Coins
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Numismatics, Auction catalogs, Ford, John J., Jr.
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Eric P. Newman was an accomplished numismatic researcher, author, and collector. This video highlights his 1959 publication, The Secret of the Good Samaritan Shilling .
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Charles Opitz
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A comprehensive guide to odd & curious money, listing hundreds of objects (besides currency and coin) historically used as a medium of exchange.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Why did America have a two cent piece? Three cent pieces? A twenty cent piece? All of these coins seem superfluous is today's society, but most of them made a lot of sense when they were first introduced.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topic: Numismatics
Topics: McMullin, M.K., Whipple, H.C., Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, McSorley, Charles
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Fauver, Benj
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Auction catalogs, Ford, John J., Jr.
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatics International
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Numismatics International Bulletin for September-October 2008
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by The Maryland Token and Medal Society
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Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals, Tokens, Medals, Maryland
Newman Numismatic Portal
by LIanna Spurrier
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It's the last day of the show! We asked around to see how the show went for some other people, and I give some of my thoughts at the end.
Topic: Numismatics
Letterpress on verso of each plate
Topics: Numismatics, Medals, Seals (Numismatics)
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topic: Numismatics
Topics: Williams, R.S., Haintz, H.T., Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins, Medals, Bank notes
Lettered on back of cover: School edition
Topics: Indians of North America, Seals (Numismatics)
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Warner, Thomas, Numismatics, Coins, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Civil War Token Society
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Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals, Tokens
Topics: Poillon, William, Lee G.W., Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins, Medals, Bank notes
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Magriel, Paul
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Numismatics, Book collecting
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
The Library of Congress
by Frey, Albert R. (Albert Romer), 1858-1926
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"List of authorities cited": p. 7-8
Topics: Numismatics, Coinage
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by John D. Wright
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"The Cent Book: 1816-1839" by John D. Wright, 1992. 
Topics: Numismatics, Cents, Coins, American
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
A price list of assorted items for sale by Thomas L. Elder. Pamphlet also includes information on his frequent public auctions, as well as how to submit items for appraisal and to be potentially purchased by Elder.
Topics: Numismatics, Price list, Coins, Medals, Tokens, Bank notes, Gems, Jewelry
The Library of Congress
by Bolton, Henry Carrington, 1843-1903
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An edition of 175 copies printed
Topics: Alchemy, Numismatics
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Marcus, Robert
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Periodicals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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"Annual Report of the Comptroller of the Currency", by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington D.C. 1863-1980. PDF courtesy of FRASER: https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/56#19210
Topics: Numismatics, Comptroller of Currency, Banking
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Society
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Topics: Auction Catalogs, Numismatics, Thompson, James A.
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Harper & Brothers
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August - December 1913. "Harper's Weekly" periodical by Harper & Brothers.
Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Collectors' Auctions, Ltd.
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Auction catalogue published by Johnson & Jensen.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Dusterberg, Richard B.