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Tuesday December 10, 2013
In 1913 the buffalo nickel (Indian head nickel), designed by James Earle Fraser (student of Augustus Saint-Gaudens), was put into circulation. The design for the coin had an Indian's bust on the obverse, or heads side. It is believed to have been a portrait of three different Native Americans put together into one portrait. On the reverse, or tails side, there is a portrait of a buffalo, who is supposedly Black Diamond from the Central Park Zoo.
Thursday December 5, 2013
The recent winter storm that hit Colorado Springs has led to several closures around the city. For the safety of our employees, ANA Headquarters and the Money Museum will be closed today.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
The ANA Region 4 Newsletter recaps all the exciting events and occurrences of Region 4 Clubs during November and gives readers a heads up on what's coming in December.
Monday December 2, 2013
Have you ever seen a Saint-Gaudens double eagle? If you have, you might consider it “The Most Beautiful Coin Ever.” In 1904 Augustus Saint-Gaudens started designing the coin, but because it was in high relief it was harder to sculpt the press for production and to strike the coin.
Monday November 25, 2013
The Industry Council for Tangible Assets is expanding its leadership team.
Effective Dec. 1, David Crenshaw will become the numismatic industry group’s Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position that will work closely with Executive Director Kathy McFadden, who was hired Oct. 1 and became executive director of the Maryland-based organization on Nov. 1. Louisiana-based Diane Piret, ICTA Industry Affairs Director, rounds out the team.