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  • Apr 3 2013
  • 3 Apr 2013

Revolutionary Honors: Medals Mark Struggle for American Independence

By Gerald Tebben The largely unremembered war began with the George Washington’s surrender and ended essentially with the accession of George III to the British […]

  • Apr 1 2013
  • 1 Apr 2013

Silver Revolutionary Souvenir ‘Peso’ Struck to Back Cuban Liberation

By Gerald Tebben Can you name a silver piece minted in Philadelphia in 1897 that has the designer’s initial “M” on the reverse and not […]

  • Mar 28 2013
  • 28 Mar 2013

Special Tokens Issued to Serve as Currency in Culion Leper Colony

By Gerald Tebben The first 370 settlers, many horribly disfigured, arrived about 4 p.m., May 27, 1906. Six concrete houses and 85 wooden ones awaited […]

  • Mar 22 2013
  • 22 Mar 2013

Auction Report: 1908 Hunan Government Chinese 100 Coppers Banknote Brings $15,220

HONG KONG, China – A high-grade Chinese Hunan government banknote for 100 coppers, 1908 issue, hammered for $15,220 after a fierce floor competition at the […]

  • Mar 12 2013
  • 12 Mar 2013

Pre-War Ethiopian Coins: Lions, Thalers and Birrs, Oh My!

By Gerald Tebben Money in Ethiopia before the First World War was a complicated affair. But bullets, as might be expected, could always be counted […]

  • Feb 19 2013
  • 19 Feb 2013

Numismatic Mysteries: Three Issues Not Known to Exist

By Gerald Tebben Coin collecting is filled with might-have-beens and what-ifs, but for me, one of the most fascinating parts of the hobby is pieces […]