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Washington Inspecting First Money Coined by the United States

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Here is a great portrait for anyone one who collects U.S. coins.  Imagine being a fly on the wall when this event occurred.  So did Martha really give up her silver to make the first coins?

  • Title: Washington inspecting the first money coined by the United States
  • Date Created/Published: c1915 Dec. 27.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 20, 2012 at 8:20 am

America’s Founding Fathers 2012 Currency Set | Now Available

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The Bureau of Engraving and Printing proudly presents America’s Founding Fathers 2012 Currency Set.   Each historic set features a Series 2009 $1 note and a Series 2003A $2 note bearing the portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, respectively.  Both currency notes are from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and have matching serial numbers beginning with “2012.”  This historic set is attractively packaged in a tri-fold folder, and each note is protected by a clear acid-free polymer sleeve.

Own a part of currency history by purchasing the America’s Founding Fathers 2012 Currency Set, during the pre-release period of February 21 – March 4, 2012.  After the pre-release period expires, household purchase restrictions are waived.  There is a limit of 50 sets per household during the pre-release period.  This exclusive set is limited to 9,000.

Act now and be among the first to own this historic, presidential set.  The America’s Founding Fathers 2012 Currency Set is $19.95.  Bulk pricing is available at $16.95 for quantities of 50 or more.  Get yours here!

This product is offered during calendar year 2012 only. 

Image/Copy:  B.E.P.

2011 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin | Glacier National Park

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Visitors to Glacier National Park can explore 700 miles of trails that wind through forests, alpine meadows, mountains, and around lakes. Celebrate the beauty of this national treasure with this spectacular five-ounce, three-inch silver coin. The coin’s reverse depicts a classic view of the northeast slope of Mount Reynolds towering in the distance, while a mountain goat climbs over the rocky slopes of the park’s high country. The obverse features the classic 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan, restored to bring out subtle details and the beauty of the original model. This uncirculated quality coin is a treasure that will be cherished for years to come! Add it to your collection today!.

Image/Text: U.S.Mint

Written by Robert L. Wilson

October 26, 2011 at 9:00 am

2007 George Washinton Presidential Dollar

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The U.S. Mint is proud to present the George Washington Presidential Dollar.

Designer:  Joseph Menna

Engraver:  Joseph Menna

Description:  Features an image of George Washington with the inscriptions “George Washington,” “1st President” and “1789 – 1797.”

Written by Robert L. Wilson

June 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm

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