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Supporting WWII: Savings Bonds

A look at one of the mini-seminars to be taught by Carlton "Fred" Schwan at the 45th Summer Seminar.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Who was John Law? Learn all about him at the Museum Showcase in New Orleans

John Law is considered by some to be one of the most brilliant economic minds of his time. However, even he could not fully save France from its economic hardships. His original ideas helped the French economy, but it was not sustainable and resulted in a massive financial and economic collapse.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Zachary Taylor, a Mexican-American War icon

Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Rarity, not metal content, make Olympic Medals special collector items

Learn about Olympic medals, which are some of the rarest and most recognized medals in the world. As well, discover some interesting facts about these medals.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Manilla Money: A rich numismatic history in Africa

Traditional money was used just over a half century ago in Africa. One of the most recognized items from their traditional money was the manilla.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

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