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    Philadelphia Merchant Counterstamps on United States and Foreign Coins. Included are C.M. Berry Saloon counterstamped on a dateless Carlos III 2 reales (holed, FINE), J.E. Caldwell and Co. Jewelers, Philadelphia, also counterstamped Durand 3 times, and Boston 3 times on an 1854 cent (VF); Collins & McLeester, Philadelphia on an 1881 cent (Fine); John W. Dewees, criss-cross embossed on 1903 cent, only part of name visible in each star (Fine); W. Heiss, 213 North, Philadelphia, 3 crude raised stars in incused rectangles on very worn copper, possibly a U.S. large cent (VG); J. Matter, Pottsville, counterstamped on a 1827 2 reales (VF); F. Webber and Co., Philadelphia, counterstamped on a very worn German 1870 1 mark (Fine, some damage to lettering); Oil City Flood and Fire, June 5, 1892 stamped with individual letter punches around border of George III halfpenny. 8 pieces

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2006
    7th-8th Wednesday-Thursday
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