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Posts tagged ‘Money’

The Money Museum

    One of the most unique museums in the United States is the “Money Museum.” Part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Museum…

All about the $2 Bill

Each  year, the United States Treasury receives many letters from the public wondering why $2 bills are no longer in circulation.  The answer? They are!  The…

When Money was Made of Wood

In the 1930’s, our country was smack dab in the middle of a huge depression.  Banks were failing, factories closed and people stopped spending.  All of…

The V.D.B Controversy

On August 2, 1909 people began lining up to get their hands on the freshly minted Lincoln Cent that was to replace the Indian Head Cent.…

Hawaiian Coinage

It’s a little known fact outside the collector’s world that the Hawaiian Islands had their own coinage.  Five official coins were issued for the Kingdom of…

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