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The History Behind Postage Currency

Take a closer look at the stamp and its impact during the Civil War.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

From the Numismatic Crime Center: Burglary in Chestertown, Md.

Gold and silver coins were stolen from a private residence.

A map to track gold coins that show up in Salvation Army red kettles

Each year around this time, various gold coins find their way into Salvation Army kettles. As we get closer to Christmas, there will be more and more stories showing up of generous individuals who make the anonymous donations. And this year, we've decided to map the donations.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

The ANA Road Show debuts in Houston this week

The ANA Road Show is a new initiative to bring the best parts of ANA shows to other regional coin shows across the nation. That initiative kicked off on Thursday with the Money Show of the Southwest in Houston. Here's ANA Executive Director Jeff Shevlin discussing the new initiative in a video interview with David Lisot of CoinTelevision.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

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Weekly Money Museum Item: The second-to-last Canadian penny

Explore the Money Museum weekly. This week learn more about the second to Last Canadian Penny and find out what makes this coin so interesting to Money Museum visitors.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00


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