The Gentleman’s Magazine

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The Gentleman’s Magazine
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THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE. London, 1739-41. Ten monthly issues plus one supplement. Includes: October 1739; the Supplement for 1739; February, April, August and October 1740; and February, May, June, July and December 1741. All 8vo, removed from previous bindings. Generally very good. Includes several issues listed by Manville in his bibliography for numismatic content, such as a three-page article on the circulating values of non-European coins; an illustrated article on the similarities between the designs of the shilling and guinea and their susceptibility to counterfeiting; the appointment of John Tanner to the position of chief engraver of the Mint; a reference to the Dr. Lewis Morin collection; and the appointment of Martin Folkes as president of the Royal Society.