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Frossard and Hays on the 1794 Cents

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Frossard and Hays on the 1794 Cents
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Frossard, Ed, and W.W. Hays. VARIETIES OF UNITED STATES CENTS OF THE YEAR 1794: DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED. New York: Privately Printed, 1893. Thin 4to, original red cloth, decorated in black and gilt. 18 pages; 2 tinted autotype plates. Hinges cracked as nearly always; near fine or so. Second binding variant (maroon cloth, 0.75 inch decorative bands at top and bottom, inner filigree to cover device). Until Sheldon's Early American Cents, the primary work on the subject. Only 250 copies printed, all of them poorly bound, with cracked hinges being the rule rather than the exception.