Establishment of Standard and Decimal Divisions of Weights, Measures, and Coins of the United States: Hearings Before the Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures, House of Representatives, Sixty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 12850 ... Friday, March 26, 1920
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Coinage - 35 pages
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