Catalogue of Coins, Tokens, and Medals in the Numismatic Collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - 694 páginas
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Página 11 - An act to authorize the coinage of the standard silver dollar and to restore its legal-tender character," as requires the monthly purchase and coinage of the same into silver dollars of not less than $2,000,000, nor more than $4,000,000 worth of silver bullion, is hereby repealed.
Página 12 - Liberty, and the year of the coinage; and upon the reverse of each of the gold and silver coins there shall be the figure or representation of an eagle, with this inscription, "United States of America" and upon the reverse of each of the copper coins, there shall be an inscription which shall express the denomination of the piece, namely, cent or half-cent, as the case may require.
Página 21 - A Manual of Gold and Silver Coins of all Nations struck within the past century, showing their history and legal basis, and their actual weight, fineness and value, chiefly from original and recent assays; with which are incorporated Treatises on Bullion and Plate, Counterfeit Coins, Specific Gravity of Precious Metals, Sic.
Página 4 - WE ARE ONE' ; on the other side of the same piece the following device, viz. : a dial with the hours expressed on the face of it ; a meridian sun above, on one side of which is to be the word 'FUGIO,' and on the other the year in figures ' 1787 ' ; below the dial the words 'MIND YOUR BUSINESS.
Página 12 - Upon one side there shall be an impression emblematic of liberty, with an inscription of the word "Liberty" and the year of coinage, and upon the reverse shall be the figure or representation of an eagle, with the inscriptions "United States of America...
Página 391 - We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Página 16 - No nation can be strong except in the strength of God, or safe except in His defense. The trust of our people in God should be declared on our national coins.
Página 11 - Act of 1890 required the Secretary of the Treasury to purchase 4,500,000 ounces of silver monthly at the market price, to be paid for in Treasury notes.
Página 20 - Carolina, laid up, with prudent foresight, for future use." 4 The question of the justification of these enterprises is raised by John Landis, formerly superintendent of the mint at Philadelphia, when he says : " There can hardly have been any reason of necessity for either of these enterprises, since neither community was beyond the reach of assay offices where gold could have been dis> Feathentonbaugh, 67-77.
Página 3 - A dial with the hours expressed on the face of it, a meridian sun above, on one side of which is to be the word "Fugio," and on the other the year in figures 1787. Below the dial the words "mind your business.

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