Tag Archives: William Barber

Short Snorters and Courtesy Autograph Notes

Is there any premium value to a banknote that has been autographed above the facsimile signature by the Treasurer of the United States? There is a modest premium for such notes, depending on who signed the note, the condition of … Continue reading

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Mint’s Charles E. Barber gets historical makeover

Chief Mint Engraver Charles E. Barber has been portrayed as someone of little talent and touchy ego who watched as Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Bela Lyon Pratt, and Victor David Brenner ran rings around him. An often used photograph of the chief … Continue reading

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