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Silver coin usage and significance: From the ancient times of the Bible to modern day

We see that silver has been used even in the earliest times as exhibited in the Old Testament when, in Genesis 23:15 Ephron tells Abraham that he will sell the Cave of Machpelah, which is currently in the modern city of Hebron, Israel, to him for 400 silver shekels.
Written by Isaac Matitia 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

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