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An Egyptian King and Augustus Saint-Gaudens Walk into a Bar…

One of America’s most beautiful coins ever produced owes its creation to Augustus Saint-Gaudens and President Theodore Roosevelt. Minted from 1907 to 1933, the Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle is sought-after by collectors and for a time, even the Secret Service. … Continue reading

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I Found the Last of its Kind in my First Car

When I inherited my first car from my grandmother (an ’89 Chrysler New Yorker) I never expected to find a 1963 Franklin half dollar wedged into the ash tray.  Of course I was 16 at the time and had no … Continue reading

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