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    (4) Counterstamped Coins. ST. LOUIS / J. BURNS. Brunk- Alphabetical Listing Entry. 1859-O 50C.
    DR. / SHATTUCK'S / WATER CURE / WATERFORD / ME. Brunk S-319. 1859-O 50C.
    WE RECOMMEND / WALTONS / BITTERS. Brunk W-141. 1861-O 50C.
    (Masonic Temple of Boston) An engraved, rather than counterstamped piece, the obverse engraving includes a presentation to Sir Carleton by another member in Boston. The reverse reads, "Taken from the ruins of Masonic Temple / April 6 1864." See extensive information on page 221 of Brunk, with this piece as the plate coin, no number listed. 1864 50C, beautifully toned. Ex: Hartzog World Exonumia Mail Bid Sale (6/1999), lot 339.


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    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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