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The Lincoln Wheat Cent

In 1787, the penny was created in response to the need for coinage that was uniquely American (see our previous blog).  Americans wanted to stray from…

Hobo Nickels

Although the Buffalo Nickel had it’s fair share of issues during it’s time in circulation from 1913 to 1938 (see our previous entry), one arena where…

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…

In Your Dreams

Originally a Native American beauty, the dreamcatcher has woven its way into bedrooms worldwide.  A delicate web set in willow hoop lures wandering consciousness while dreamers…

All About Half Dimes

Before the invention of the nickel, the half dime was a lovely little coin that has now worked its way into some pretty impressive collections over…

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