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Fascinating Facts, Myths and Mysteries About U.S. Coins

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Fascinating Facts, Myths and Mysteries About U.S. Coins by Robert R.van Ryzin
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Who were the models for the Indian Head nickel? Why is it called the Orphan Annie? What is the King of American Coins? Fascinating Facts, Myths and Mysteries about U.S. Coins is a compilation of some of the more intriguing stories in the history of U.S. Mint coinage. Some are based on facts. Others are hobby myths. All of them make for entertaining reading. Read about: The five-known 1913 Liberty head nickels Augustus Staint-Gaudens and his famed gold $20 The short-lived 20-cent piece The $1 million coin exhibit The reason for the Liberty cover-up on the Standing Liberty quarter
Release date Australia
February 26th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Krause Publications
Pages
240
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781440206504
Product ID
3830321

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