Sunday, July 24, 2016

JR Newsletter: 24 July 2016 (303)

Nathan Markowitz wrote, "Here is a desperately needed break from the Capped Bust diet"


Sheridan Downey wrote:

Live Internet bidding will commence this week for Mail Bid Sale 43.  There are 78 hand-picked coins in the sale, all bust half-dollars, 1795 through 1838.  A number of pieces are from the collections of Chuck Link and Tim Osborne.  Provenances include Carl McClerg, Stew Witham, John Jay Pittman, Gehring Prouty, Steve Nomura, Louis Eliasberg, Henry Hilgard, Chuck De Olden and others.  The sale will close during the Anaheim ANA Convention, Wednesday Aug. 10, 2016 at 6 PM PDT.  Descriptions and photos (by Lance Keigwin) may be viewed now on my web site,  Anyone with questions regarding the auction is welcome to email me at sdowney3(at)

(editor's note:  The featured photo at the top of this week's JR Journal comes from Sheridan's MB43).

Pete Mosiondz, Jr. wrote:

I am closing out my books and have attached a list of same for sale.
Thanks and best regards,
JRCS 867
Pete Mosiondz, Jr.
Email: choochoopete(at)

Numismatic Book Sale

The Early Coins of America, Sylvester Crosby (1983 Quarterman Reprint). The best edition with the expanded 20 page bibliographical foreword by Eric P. Newman. 381 pages. 10 plates, 2 manuscripts. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. New. $15.00

United States Large Cents 1793-1857, Warren Lapp & Herbert Silberman (1975 Quarterman Reprint). 647 pages. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. New. $15,00

America’s Large Cent, Edited by John M. Kleeberg. A record of the Coinage of  the Americas Conference held (COAC) in 1996. Contents include "Aspects of the Copper Coinage 1793-1796", "The Strawberry Leaf Cent: A Reappraisal", "The Hiatus", "Early U.S. Coining Dies in the ANS Collection", "An Overview of Proof Large Cents", "The Butternut Large Cent Hoard: A Statistical Study" and "Restriking the Issues: The Large Cent Restrikes of 1804, 1810 and 1823". 190 pages of great reading. HB. New. $15.00

Penny Whimsy, William H. Sheldon (Durst 1990). A complete and thorough treatment and descriptive classification of the early American Cents, from 1793-1814. 373 pages. HB. New. $25.00

United States Copper Cents: 1816-1857, Howard R. Newcomb, 284 pages. 11 pages plates 1816-1843. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. New. $15.00

Grading Guide for Early American Copper Coins, William R. Eckberg; Robert L. Fagaly; Dennis E. Fuoss; Raymond J. Williams. The definitive reference book that explains the mysteries of EAC grading with detailed descriptions and full color pictures! 192 pages. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. New. $35.00

Copper Quotes (CQR), Jack Robinson. 20th and final edition (4-30-2011). Spiralbound. New. $30.00

The Lovett Cent: A Confederate Story, Harold Levi and George Corell. 276 pages. 141 images. SB. New.

Abe Kosoff: Dean of Numismatics, Q. David Bowers. 351 pages. SB. New. $10.00

The History of United States Coinage as Illustrated by the Garrett Collection, Q. David Bowers, 572 pages. HB. New. $25.00

Virgil Brand: The Man and His Era. Q. David Bowers. Virgil Brand amassed over 300,000 items in his coin collection. This book takes a look at the man and the collection he formed. 248 pages, 8 color plates. Illustrated. HB. New. $20.00

Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed, and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle, David Tripp (2004). 384 pages. HB. DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. New. $15.00

Coins and Collectors, Q. David Bowers (1964). 214 pages. HB. Torn DJ protected in Brodart Mylar. Very Fine. $5.00

Subject unsold. Add $4.00 Media Mail postage to all orders.

Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
26 Cameron Circle
Laurel Springs, NJ 08021-4861