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Ancient Coins in Early American Auctions


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An overview of the history of collecting in the United States during the 19th century, followed by a more focused examination of the trade in ancient coins in the United States before the Second World War. Auction catalogues including photographically printed illustrations of ancient coins will serve as material witnesses to this subject, and examples will be shown and discussed via a PowerPoint presentation. Presenting: David Fanning of Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. This presentation was part of the 2020 Newman Numismatic Portal Sympsosium, held virtually, August 28-30, 2020.
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