Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States 1st Edition

Kagin, Donald H.


Place Published: profusely illustrated
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1981
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 8vo

Tells the story of early coinage in the USA, with focus on the pioneers who set up private mints in gold-producing regions such as Southern Appalachia, California, Utah, Oregon and Colorado, thereby averting monetary crises in these areas; includes comprehensive illustrated appendices, one being a complete catalog of private gold coins listing every known issue, its date, denomination, edge characteristics, weight, rarity, etc; endpapers, prelims and text block foxed, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper rubbed, o.w. G-VG.

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