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Posts tagged ‘Christmas’

Santa Dollars

Have you ever see a U.S. dollar bill with the image of a smiling Santa Claus, instead of the usual George Washington portrait? These banknotes are…

Holiday Coin Traditions

    We’ve already talked about some of the history of chocolate coins at Christmas, but what about other holiday coin traditions?   In the original…

The Art of Jenny Nystrom

Jenny Nystrom was a talented artist who illustrated many greeting cards and postcards. She is best known for her implementation of the tomte on Christmas cards…

The First Christmas Stamps

Those who celebrate Christmas traditionally send Christmas cards, so why shouldn’t there be Christmas stamps, too? It’s a little unclear what country made the first Christmas…

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