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William Wild's Rare "Six over Twelve"

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William Wild's Rare  Six over Twelve
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Wild, William J. SIX OVER TWELVE (OAK TREE SIX-PENCE STRUCK OVER OAK TREE SHILLING). (Brooklyn), 1966. 8 by 8 inches, original black card covers with clear plastic front. (3), 8, (3) photocopy leaves as issued; illustrated; mounted photographic prints on title page depicting both sides of the coin. Fine. A rare and unusual work discussing a specific example of "the multiple strikings of the infant mint at Boston as portrayed on the Willow and Oak Tree coinages." The coin in question was discovered in 1957 by Walter Breen.