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Gold Rush paper Americana in Cowan’s sale reveals...
by Steve Roach Letters and documents recording individual experiences during the Gold Rush were featured in Cowan's Auctions' Sept. 8 sale of a portion of Eric C. Caren's collections. Katie Horstman, Cowan’s director of American History, praised Caren's diverse interest represented in materials already offered across a series of auctions in the past few years.
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Numismatic community voices skepticism over 1894-S...
by Paul Gilkes Numismatists pretty much agree that a purported 1894-S Barber dime reported as a new discovery Sept. 17 in an article in the Rapid City Journal in South Dakota is actually a 21st century reproduction. The Journal replaced the find article at its website with an article explaining the controversy over whether the reported piece is genuine.