Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint


How Frank H. Stewart Destroyed, And Then Saved A National Treasure

Whitman Publishing has released The Secret History of the First U.S. Mint which is now available. The 336-page hardcover book debuted this month at the Florida United Numismatists(FUN) Show in Tampa.

This new book by authors Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger is filled with dozens of sketches, paintings, and photographs of the first U.S. Mint that have not been seen by living numismatists until now.

Get your copy here.

Also by author Leonard Augsburger:

Treasure in the Cellar: A Tale of Gold in Depression-Era Baltimore

Tells the amazing story of two boys that dug up a buried treasure of 19th century $20 gold double eagles that became known as "The Baltimore Hoard."

Find more New Releases here!

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