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Coinage Kids: Happy Birthday, USMC

Friday, November 1st, 2013 by

November 10 marks the 238th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines in Philadelphia as naval infantry in 1775. Complete this quiz about the U.S. Marine Corps and its commemorative coin, then send it in for a chance to win a prize.       […]

. . 2013 . Articles . Blog . Coinage Kids . November . Young numismatists

My Two Cents’ Worth: Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose

Sunday, September 29th, 2013 by
My Two Cents’ Worth: Heads You Lose, Tails You Lose

Two heads are better than one, so they say—but two heads plus two tails might turn out to be a case of subtraction by addition. That’s what I fear would happen if Congress adopted the ill-conceived and clumsily named American Liberty Coinage Program and Deficit Reduction Act recently introduced by a Kentucky congressman named Garland “Andy” Barr. Read […]

. 2013 . Articles . Blog . Coinage design . Issues . My Two Cents . October

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