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03 May 2022

1890 US Indian Head CENT

Coins-United States | AC coin$

Beautifully designed by James Barton Longacre this one cent version was in production since 1859 until replaced by another design in 1909.This Indian head cent is 95% copper and 5% zinc/tin alloy.The USA was in the midst of heavy political, territorial and economical transformation. Americans were becoming concerned about the ups and downs of the financial markets since 1837. A new balance was searched within the government so the Nation would be able to face the demands of a competitive industrial era abroad.The US President un this year was Benjamin Harrison and the two states that entered the Union were Idaho and Wyoming both in July 1890. This cent coin evokes historically the changes America went through this new last decade of the nineteenth century.

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26 Apr 2022

1867 US Shield Nickel

Coins-United States | AC coin$

The drapped US shield nickel was produced since 1866 until 1883 when it was substituted by the Liberty Head nickel. This beautiful coin was designed by James Barton Longacre who became the Nation's Chief Engraver at that time.The coin was minted in two nice varieties: with rays around the stars pointing towards the #5 denomination and, without rays.This coin was an effort to call up for a unified Nation after the terrible years of the Civil War and its kind was launched under President Andrew Johnson's after the assassination of President Lincoln.

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21 Apr 2022

1889 US Indian Head Cent

Coins-United States | AC coin$

Designed and initially launched in 1859 by James Barton Longacre as Chief Designer and Engraver of the United States Mint, the peculiar"Indian head" penny is an item still sought by many. Its kind was known and circulated for more than fifty years until 1909.Moved by a native American motif, the engraving of this one cent coin took place within a historical wave of continuous territorial expansion as well as economical growth. On November 1889 four states became part of the Union: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wahington.Also know as the bronze composite penny, the Indian head cent is an attractive collectable item regardless of the quantities minted through the various years as ordered by the government. I hereby present my well kept 1889 Indian head cent. We shall never forget our history and our origins.

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25 Feb 2022

2010 Arkansas Hot Springs ATB Quarter

Coins-United States | AC coin$

Congress established Hot Springs Reservation on April 20, 1832 to preserve medicinal hot springs flowing from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain. Known for its 47 thermal springs, this national park is the nation's oldest, founded before Yellowstone 40 years earlier.

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25 Feb 2022

2010 Wyoming Yellowstone ATB Quarter

Coins-United States | AC coin$

This magnificent US Quarter Series program started in April, 2010. The second issued quarter was this great Yellowstone Park coin in June 2010.

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24 Feb 2022

2011 Washington State Olympic National Park ATB Quarter

Coins-United States | AC coin$

Protecting four different ecosystems and covering an extension of four counties in Washington, the Olympic National Park got engraved in one of this US quarter series in 2011.

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