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17 Nov 2021

Panama Canal Octagonal $50 Gold Piece

Numismatic Artistry | thatcoinguy

My second favorite coin (to the Ben Franklin Half) has been thePanama Canal Octagonal $50 Gold Piece commemorative ever since I saw it on an episode of "Pawn Stars". It's design, low mintage, history, and shape are all reasons I love this coin. But I didn't really know much about it. Here's what I learned.

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