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2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Chaco Culture National Historical Park San Francisco Bags and Rolls

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING…SINCE A.D. 850

Located in northwestern New Mexico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park was a major center of culture for the ancient Pueblo people. To commemorate this historic site, the United States Mint is proud to offer the 2012 Chaco Culture National Historical Park quarter with the “S” mint mark of San Francisco. Available in 100-coin bags and 40-coin rolls, these dazzling coins can be yours today. Order Now!

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 18, 2012 at 8:18 am

2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin | Chaco Culture National Historical Park

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A HISTORY RICH IN CULTURE

New Mexico’s Chaco Culture National Historical Park, which preserves one of the United States’ most important pre-Columbian cultural and historical areas, contains the largest collection of ancient ruins north of Mexico. To honor this historic site, the United States Mint is proud to introduce the 2012 America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin depicting Chaco’s storied Chetro Ketl Complex. Enrich your collection with this striking coin today!

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

July 17, 2012 at 8:17 am

2012 United States Mint America the Beautiful | Quarters Proof Set

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This set of five exquisitely crafted proof quality quarters is a must-have for coin collectors! Enhance your collection and celebrate the beauty of El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico, Chaco Culture National Historical Park in New Mexico, Acadia National Park in Maine, Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii and Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Collectors and nature enthusiasts alike will marvel at the creative and intricate designs that showcase the uniqueness and beauty of each national site. Storing or displaying this set is easy since all coins are encased in a clear plastic lens. Add this collectible keepsake to your collection and order today!.

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Safe Find-Antique Calamander Safe

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Here is an oldie.  I couldn’t find much information on it, but the owner states the safe dates back to 1843.  It is a  Calamander Safe and is located in Lexington, MA.  The safe shows plenty of wear and tear, but being a 167 years old, who know what might have been stored in it.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

December 16, 2010 at 8:08 am

The Back Roads of California.

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While driving on Old Highway 58 in Baker, CA.  I came across a classic place where time seemed to stand still.  These signs can take you back to a simpler time in the United States of America.  I post these photos in honor of my friends at ACL.  The gold standard of Americana.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 7, 2010 at 5:05 am

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