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AJN Volumes 5-9

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AJN Volumes 5-9
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[American Numismatic Society] Boston Numismatic Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS. Vol. V, Nos. 1-4, complete. Boston, 1870-71. iv, 100 pages; text illustrations. [bound with] Boston Numismatic Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS. Vol. VI, Nos. 1-4, complete. Boston, 1871-72. iv, 100 pages; text illustrations; 1 lithographic plate; 1 medal-rule plate with tissue guard. [bound with] Boston Numismatic Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS. Vol. VII, Nos. 1-4, complete. Boston, 1872-73. (4), 96 pages; text illustrations; 1 lithographic plate. [bound with] Boston Numismatic Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS. Vol. VIII, Nos. 1-4, complete. Boston, 1873-74. (4), 96 pages; text illustrations. [bound with] Boston Numismatic Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NUMISMATICS. Vol. IX, Nos. 1-4, complete. Boston, 1874-75. (4), 96 pages; text illustrations; 3 plates. 4to, 1920s green pebbled cloth binding, gilt; green floral endpapers. Some issues folded for mailing; very good. Five volumes of this invaluable source of important commentary on numismatic events, publications and people. With Volume V, publication was assumed by the Boston Numismatic Society, who would continue to publish the AJN through Volume XLI. Volume V includes articles by William Sumner Appleton and Edmund Slafter. Volume VI includes important material on the medal struck for Commodore Preble, which is depicted on the volume's medal-rule plate. Volume VII begin Appleton's work on Washington medals. Articles in Vol. VIII include excerpts from Crosby's Early Coins of America (on Massachusetts silver), and pieces by DuBois on U.S. gold coins and Slafter on the copper coins of the Earl of Stirling. Articles in Vol. IX include Appleton on historic medals of Canada and the Comitia Americana medals, excerpts from Crosby on Vermont coppers, and so forth. Ex Rochester Numismatic Association in a Wayte Raymond binding.