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March 15, 2010: Corrections to the Whitman Encyclopedia


As our readers may remember, it was almost exactly one year ago when we wrote a Coin Commentary containing a review of Whitman’s then-new Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins.

And since that time we (and many other dealers and collectors in this speciality) have found it to be an invaluable resource containing more information about colonial coins in one place than has ever been compiled before.

We’ve also found, somewhat inevitably, that in any undertaking of this magnitude there are bound to be a few mistakes, which Whitman has compiled in the handy attachment that we have posted here so that it will always be accessible for anyone who has a computer: