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Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860

by Edward Groh

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Published .
Written in English


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Paginationpp. 151, sq. ;
Number of Pages151
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Open LibraryOL26843550M

The sections include: Early American Tokens, Hard Times Tokens, U.S. Merchant Tokens, U.S. Trade Tokens, Civil War Store Cards, Civil War Cardboard Chits, and Tokens of the Gay Nineties. A token as defined by Rulau and generally used by the Tokens and Medals Society (TAMS) is a metallic substitute for government coinage. A Guide Book of United States Tokens and Medals Katherine Jaeger Whitman Publishers Clairmont Road, Suite C, Atlanta, GA , $

Alpert, Stephen P. and Elman, Lawrence E. Tokens and Medals - A Guide to the Identification and Values of United States Exonumia. Los Angeles, pp, illus. Paper. $ The American Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present. The Society's headquarters in New York City has the foremost research collection and library specialized in numismatics in the United States.

  In , Whitman Publishing issued a new book on the series by Q. David Bowers, A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens—Patriotic Tokens and Store Cards A History and Price Guide to Major Author: Stack's Bowers. A Guide book of United States coins, fully illustrated catalog and valuation list to date: a brief history of American coinage, early American coins and tokens, early mint issues, regular mint issues, private, state and territorial gold. by Yeoman, Richard S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, 1860 by Edward Groh Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, ". tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, ". by Groh, Edward. Publication date Irregular pagination results from coin rubbings and page numbers being present only on the right leaves.

Many pages are paginated but otherwise : Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, ; Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward Groh, Groh, Edward () Book Summary pp. sq. ; 12 mo. From American Numismatic Society library rare book room.

This book is a good first book on tokens and medals: however, the best way I describe it is that it contains a little bit of everything and not much of anything.

I bought it primarily for centennial tokens, i.e. There are at least 5 types and it mentions only one which I do not have. It still is helpful if you don't have specialized /5(38). Rubbings of United States coins, tokens and medals, by Edward Groh, (Groh, Edward) Rubbings of United Rubbings of United States store cards store cards, primarily ofVol.

1: rubbings. (Groh, Edward). A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens: Patriotic Tokens and Store Cards, (Official Red 1860 book [Q.

David Bowers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens: Patriotic Tokens and Store Cards, (Official Red Books)/5(35). Tokens & Medals A Guide to the Identification & Values of United States Exonumia [Stephen P.

Alpert, Lawrence E. Elman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tokens & Medals A Guide to the Identification & Values of United States Exonumia/5(6). Collectors call these “good-for” tokens “store cards”. Beginning in aboutmetallic currency was gradually withdrawn and hoarded as the Civil War became a reality.

Tradesman embraced private issue tokens to take the place of increasingly hard-to-get small change, a situation that plagued commerce during the Civil War in the North. TAMS members receive a discount on all in-print books. TAMS Guide to U.S. Shell Cards by Q. David Bowers. Hard-bound, + pages, full color catalog of U.S.

Shell Cards. The first book-length treatment of these early examples of American advertising tokens. Over 1, shell cards described and most illustrated in color. Circle of Friends of the Medallion 2nd Issue Happiness of Hearth and Home Medal with Book Isidore Konti.

U.S. Mint Medal No. Great Seal of the United States Centennial 2 1/2" Bronze Charles E. Barber Society of Medalists Issue 88 The Alphabet Bronze Medal 73 mm - Edward Grove. sold out. David R. Francis Medal 3. Military Tokens Of The United States CUa Curto, James J.

() A Revised Checklist And Valuation Of Military Tokens Of The United States (Book 1) CUb Curto, James J. () Military Tokens Of The United States (Book 2) CU.4 Curto, James J.

() Our Frontier Coinage (reprint from the Numismatist) CU Standard Catalog of United States Tokens [Rulau, Russell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Standard Catalog of United States Tokens /5(8). After you find trade tokens for sale, you can place some of them into a picture frame to hang on your wall.

You may also want to put antique and vintage tokens in a book to show your friends. Trade tokens produced during the American Revolution.

Some of the oldest U.S. trade tokens were made before and during the American Revolution. Military Tokens of the United States, Volume 1 (Domestic Issues), Paul A. Cunningham Military Tokens of the United States, Volume 2 (Overseas Issues), Paul A.

Cunningham World War II Allied Military Currency, 4th edition, Raymond S. Toy & Carlton F. Schwan U.S. Ration Currency & Tokens Political Tokens and Medals, from the reference "American Political Badges and Medalets " by Edmund B.

Sullivan. Rulau Tokens and Counterstamps, from the reference "Standard Catalog of United States Tokens " by Russell Rulau. So-Called Dollars, from the reference "So-Called Dollars 2nd Edition" by Hibler & Kappen. Tokens and medals: A guide to the identification and values of United States exonumia [Alpert, Stephen P] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Tokens and medals: A guide to the identification and values of United States exonumia/5(6). Unlike tokens, medals are issued to be traded only as commemoratives or awards.

A well-known example are Olympic medals, and their function as awards from the Olympic committee. Medals have actually been issued as far back as the Ancient Greeks, but they are also issued by modern governments in order to commemorate someone or something.

I concur with your editorial review of the "Guide Book", but I feel a major area of United States medals were overlooked and not even mentioned, not even in the "Exclusion Preface". This would be the United States Assay Commission Medals from "Rubbings of miscellaneous store cards, tokens, etc.

by Henry Groh, ". "Rubbings of United States coins, tokens and medals, by Edward Groh, ". by Groh, Edward. texts. eye 73 favorite 0 comment 0. ; 8vo. The American Numismatic Society. 36 36 "Rubbings of United States store cards, tokens, and medals, by Edward.

Sometimes called merchant tokens, sometimes called “good fors,” trade tokens in the United States go back to the late 18th century, when event tokens were produced for circus acts and other performances (it is thought that George Washington used a copper token to see Bill Ricketts perform tricks on horses).

Get this from a library. A guide book of United States tokens and medals: featuring illustrations from the American Numismatic Society's collection. [Katherine Jaeger] -- Provides a fascinating study of tokens and medals, popular pieces of American history.

Jaeger discusses the differences between the two, how each is created, aspects of today's market place, and how. Civil War tokens are token coins that were privately minted and distributed in the United States between and They were used mainly in the Northeast and widespread use of the tokens was a result of the scarcity of government-issued cents during the Civil War.

Civil War tokens became illegal after the United States Congress passed a law on Ap prohibiting the.The slim paperbound volume, 35 pages in length, described lots of coins advertised as being a 'Large and Valuable Collection of Coins, Medals, and Tokens, comprising the largest collection of American tokens ever offered for sale in this country, containing over six hundred specimens, mostly in fine condition, being the cabinet of Edward Author: PCGS.Guide books on the history of US tokens and medals on sale at Magically low prices on books about US medals and tokens.

A Guide Book of United States Tokens and Medals. $ Sale Price: $ The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of Civil War Tokens. $ Sale Price: $ U.S. Civil War Store Cards. $ Sale.