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28 Jan 2021

The US Mint, Celebrating...Trees?!

World Mint Exchange | coinfodder

And no, this isn't clickbait. So sit back, relax, and let me usher in the new era where we jump on David Ryder with a new president in the White House.On January 20th, 2021, Steve Mnuchin, with the transition of power in the US government, had his term ended. The geeky guy would go home and enjoy a good retirement. But this left his appointee, David Ryder the Donkey boy, with no support in the government. But, Ryder is still in there. And several days ago, he issued one of the biggest blunders yet- celebrating the life of a tree.

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26 Jan 2021

The Fifty States of Coinage- Part 19- Maine

Coins-United States | coinfodder

Well folks, we are on I-95 North, to the Northern-most point in the Continental US, home of lobster galore (gross, I like crab legs better) and lighthouses every 5 miles, to the point you don't stop for a photo anymore. Welcome to Maine, folks...

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20 Jan 2021

The Fifty States of Coinage- Part 18- Louisiana

Coins-United States | coinfodder

Ironically, could the bandKatrina and the Wavesbe a poorly timed omen for the Hurricane of the same name? Katrina itself didn't kill, but horrible planning by the government and the following storm surge (waves) killed. I still do like the song, Walking on Sunshine. Anyways...

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17 Jan 2021

The Fifty States of Coinage- Part 17- Kentucky

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My old sweet country home. The land of Bluegrass (Stumpy, don't say it) and were mega-rich people blow money on horses, watching them run a small circular track in just over a minute. The home of Mammoth Cave. Welcome to Kentucky everyone. And, as the last post showed, we were pitched in a tornado from Kansas. Say goodbye to Tallgrass, say hello to Bluegrass...

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05 Jan 2021

New Commems- Christina McAuliffe and the National Law Enforcement trio

Coins-United States | coinfodder

More ranting about the US Mint is about to begin here, everybody, with the recent release of the designs of the Christian McAuliffe and the Nation Law Enforcement museum trio of clad, silver, and gold coins...

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05 Jan 2021

The Fifty States of Coinage- Part 16- Kansas

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Coin-cidentally, I happened to be reading the Marvel Comic's adaptation of the first 6 Wizard of Oz books at the same time as I got the idea to continue writing these. I recommend reading them. They are much different than the movie, as the Wizard of Oz was adapted from the book, not the 1939 MGM movie.

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