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Friday January 25, 2013
National Coin Week is a few months away, April 22-27. Nevertheless, it is never too early to learn more about the buffalo nickel, which is this year's National Coin Week theme. Hobo nickels typically are designed from buffalo nickels, so their history goes is intertwined. Yet, the hobo nickel has its own distinctive history.
Thursday January 24, 2013
The renaissance of U.S. coinage era sculpted some of the most beautiful U.S. coins in history. Of that era the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle was created, which still is considered the most beautiful U.S. coin to ever be created.
Thursday January 10, 2013
Learn more about the Buffalo Nickel that was designed from 1913-1938. Find out why it was created, the reasoning behind the design, and why it was removed from circulation so quickly.
Friday January 4, 2013
December marked the 151st anniversary of the Medal of Honor. A small and distinct group of military members have been graced with the honor of being presented with this historic medal. Learn more about how it came into existence and some interesting history associated with the medal.
Thursday January 3, 2013
The Money Museum celebrated the start of the 2013 work year with the Greek tradition of cutting a Vasilopita. The celebration hopefully will bring good luck to everyone associated with the Money Museum.