A new book has been written for the collectors of Early American copper coinage by veteran numismatist Jim Neiswinter.
The book chronicles the story of a not only a single coin but a single variety of that coin, the Sheldon 15. Hear the story of how this specialized book on such an esoteric coin came about.
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Early American Coppers Convention
Cherry Valley Lodge
Early American Coppers (EAC) is a not-for-profit numismatic specialty organization founded in 1967 to serve as a point of contact for collectors of early U.S. copper coins – Colonials, Half Cents, Large Cents, and Hard Time Tokens.
Today EAC comprises over 1,200 members located throughout the United States. EAC members are deeply interested in the historical background, attribution, grading, rarity, and related aspects of the early coppers, as well as collecting and trading. Many EAC members are highly knowledgeable and prolific contributors to the numismatic literature of this country.
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