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The E-Sylum:  Volume 11, Number 17, April 27, 2008, Article 3

NEW BOOK: U.S. NATIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS BY WILLIAM SWOGER

Rich Hartzog forwarded word of a new book by Bill Swoger.  Has
anyone seen it?  Here's the description from Rich's web site:

"NATIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MEDALS of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA,
Swoger. Covering all medals since 1873, with the authority by
which they were struck, the stories behind their issuance, the
saga of the events for which they were issued and the history
they represent. Includes about 135 So-Called Dollars, including
many previously unlisted varieties and metals. Includes all
Congress and US Mint authorized medals struck at the US Mint.

"Includes the original legislation wording, history of the event
and the medal, detailed description of each variety, and pictures
the original documentation sent with the medals. Each description
includes obverse and reverse full-color photos of each size issued,
with the original issue price, mintages, sizes, weights and
metals. Hundreds of listed varieties, with over 800 color photos
and color cover. An impressive and comprehensive work detailing
national medals. $225/postpaid. Hard-Bound 2008, 320p. Detailed
descriptions, Historical Notes."

To order the book, see
ncmedals.com

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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