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ANA staff brings in new year with Greek tradition

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.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Ulysses S. Grant

This week's Money Museum blog looks at the man whose portrait graces on the $50 bill, Ulysses S. Grant. Learn about his accomplishments, both during his time in the military and in politics.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 03:00

'In God We Trust' — A little history in everyday pocket change

Nearly everyone has some type of pocket change coins either in their pockets, homes, or vehicles. However, most people do not take the time to actually look at those coins. This article looks at the history behind the historic and famous phrase, "In God We Trust."
Written by Brandon Ortega at 06:00

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

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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