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A renaissance of beautiful U.S. coinage

The renaissance of U.S. coinage era sculpted some of the most beautiful U.S. coins in history. Of that era the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle was created, which still is considered the most beautiful U.S. coin to ever be created.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

A totally American coin: the Buffalo Nickel

Learn more about the Buffalo Nickel that was designed from 1913-1938. Find out why it was created, the reasoning behind the design, and why it was removed from circulation so quickly.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Ulysses S. Grant

This week's Money Museum blog looks at the man whose portrait graces on the $50 bill, Ulysses S. Grant. Learn about his accomplishments, both during his time in the military and in politics.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 03:00

The History Behind Postage Currency

Take a closer look at the stamp and its impact during the Civil War.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Weekly Money Museum Item: The second-to-last Canadian penny

Explore the Money Museum weekly. This week learn more about the second to Last Canadian Penny and find out what makes this coin so interesting to Money Museum visitors.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

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