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Posts from the ‘Exonumia’ category

Silver Cobs

In the mid-1500’s, additional silver deposits were discovered in the colonial territories and there was a pressing demand to export it to Spain. Starting in the…

Civil War Tokens

The year of 1862 for the United States was one of tensions and disparity as the relationship between the North and South became more and more…

Space-Flown Coins

    Sometimes a coin is more valuable because of where it’s been than what’s in it or how old it is. A small niche area…

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