Max Mehl Legendary Texas Coin Dealer
Max Mehl was a legendary Texas coin dealer who operated from the 1930's to the 1960's.
He is responsible for the fame of the 1913 nickels and other valuable coins.
1. Coin Dealer B. Max Mehl Good Luck Coin
Bronze, 31mm, 11.40gm
Figure of Hanuman, the Hindu Monkey God, holding his tail
B. MAX MEHL / NUMISMATIST • FORT WORTH • TEXAS
GOOD LUCK be with you
The token sometimes came with a leaflet describing it as:
HINDU TALISMAN OR GOOD LUCK TOKEN
the most popular form of Talisman for Luck, Health and Good Fortune among the Hindus,
and his wonderful exploits are a constant theme of interest from childhood to old age.
in defeating his enemies were superhuman.
prodigious feats of valor. On one occasion, whilst fighting against Ravana, the
king of Demons, his enemies greased his enormous tail and set it on fire, but only
to their discomfiture, for with it HANUMAN, burnt down LANKA, their capitol city.
THE COMPANION OF FAITH, AND HE WHO CHERISHES A
TALISMAN IS NEVER WTHOUT (sic) HOPE."
FORT WORTH, TEXAS