Sanders, Mitch
September 2014
Numismatist;Sep2014, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p105
The article discusses the early methods of post-mint state in making coins in the U.S. It mentions the early developments used by the Bank of England in creating coins which can counterstamped primarily found on large 18th and 19th-century silver coins and evaluates its coin's weight. It notes that coins were usually elongated, squeezed and flattened use for popular souvenirs. It also offers information on the 1874 trade dollar, 1797 Spanish dollar and the 1843 obverse dollar cent.


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