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The Mysterious Blacksmith Tokens of North America
In 1910 Howland Wood published an article in The Numismatist entitled ‘The Canadian Blacksmith Coppers.’ Blacksmith Coppers are contemporary counterfeits of evasion tokens, produced from the early 19th century until about the 1840’s. Comedic in their own right, the Blacksmith coppers were actually counterfeits of British-made private coppers – nearContinue Reading