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Henry Lewis Writesel and the Federal Coin Exchange

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edited December 9, 2021 6:26AM in U.S. Coin Forum

Anyone here remember Henry Lewis Writesel (1899-1970)?

I've been curious about him since I ran across his tokens and catalogs a while back which seem pretty neat. I like the tokens because they have an official design look to them and the reverse is similar to some territorial gold coins.

Here's his Ancestry page:

Ancestry wrote:
The Life Summary of Henry Lewis

When Henry Lewis Writesel was born on 19 October 1899, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Edwin Writesel, was 26 and his mother, Charlotte Chapman, was 19. He married Clara M Bricker on 18 April 1917, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 21 August 1970, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Galloway, Franklin, Ohio, United States.


I have a few of his tokens but no pics yet. Here's one on the bay now:


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