Walter Breen's Encyclopedia of United States and Colonial Proof Coins, 1722-1989

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Bowers and Merena Galleries, Jan 1, 1989 - Coins, American - 338 pages

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Contents

To the Reader
1
OVERVIEW
19
PRESENTATION COINS AND SETS 17921816
29
PROOF COINS AND SETS OLD TENOR 18171833
39
DIPLOMATIC AND OTHER V I P COINS AND SETS 18341839
57
PRESENTATION AND OTHER MASTER COINS AND SETS 18401857
71
PUBLICLY SOLD PROOF COINS AND SETS 18581889
107
STEREOTYPY RULES 18901906
191
SANDWICH METAL SMS AND S MINT PROOFS
231
BRANCH MINT PROOFS
233
MINTMASTERS PROVISIONALS
239
THE 1856 FLYING EAGLE CENTS
243
RESTRIKES AND FANTASY PIECES
249
VALUATION GUIDE
267
GLOSSARY
297
SOURCES AND ABBREVIATIONS
309

EXPERIMENTAL FINISHES 19071916
207
THE CLANDESTINE YEARS 19171935
219
BRILLIANT PROOFS MAKE A COMEBACK 19361964
225
INVESTMENT IN PROOF COINS
321
ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS
325
Copyright

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