American Journal of Numismatics, Volumes 47-48

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American numismatic and archaeological society., 1914 - Numismatics
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Page 156 - Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Page v - April, and in this connection I would like to call to your attention the...
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Page 92 - I understand that none of the laws of Congress have provided any penalties for the various offences which may be committed against the coinage. In most countries strict laws are enacted, prohibiting the interference of individuals in this attribute of the sovereignty; and, in some, the very possession of dies or presses, or other implements essential in the coinage is made criminal. In this country mints are said to be boldly erected at Baltimore and elsewhere, professedly to imitate the coins of...
Page ix - Provided, that such member shall have received at least ten days' notice of the complaint preferred against him, and of the time and place for hearing the same, and have been thereby afforded an opportunity to be heard in person. Whenever the cause of expulsion shall not have involved turpitude...
Page 92 - ... committed against the coinage. In most countries strict laws are enacted, prohibiting the interference of individuals in this attribute of the sovereignty; and, in some, the very possession of dies or presses, or other implements essential in the coinage is made criminal. In this country mints are said to be boldly erected at Baltimore and elsewhere, professedly to imitate the coins of foreign countries and to furnish a debased gold coin for the West India markets; and so much of the gold bullion...
Page xix - Any person contributing five thousand dollars or its equivalent to the funds or collections of the Society shall be entitled Benefactor of the Society.
Page 33 - There would seem to be a slight interval of time between the issues, nos. 1 and 2, nos. 3 and 4, nos. 5 and 6...
Page lxxi - THE ELECTRUM AND SILVER COINS OF CHIOS, ISSUED DURING THE SIXTH, FIFTH AND FOURTH CENTURIES, BC A CHRONOLOGICAL STUDY...
Page xxxii - He may perhaps have been a relative of Abraham Brasher, a colonel in a New York regiment during the Revolutionary War, and somewhat known by his songs and popular ballads. As to this, however, we are not certainly informed. He was employed by the authorities of the United States Mint in 1792 to make assays for the mint, 'on sundry coins of gold and silver, pursuant to instructions from the then Secretary of the Treasury (Alexander Hamilton)'.

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