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Posts tagged ‘History’

History of rare items, famous artists or authors, or anything else worthy of note

A Look at Labor Day

    Today we celebrate and honor all workers, especially those in manual labor.     In the late 19th century, support began to rise for…

The Sun and Its Coins

    The sun has formed human mythology and symbolism since the beginning of history. It’s no surprise that sun symbols and imagery have appeared on…

The Face on the Bill

  Have you ever wondered why the United States has that law prohibiting the use of a living person’s face on currency or stamps? Well, mostly…

The Appeal of Coin Trees

    One of the most fascinating folklore traditions may also one of the newest: the coin tree. Contrary to popular assumptions, coin trees seem to…

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