Objects from the Money Museum highlight the politics of a bygone era
A need for small-denomination coinage spawns a fascinating collector series
King Louis XV struck tokens to popularize France’s American colonies and encourage emigration.
Far from pocket change, these large silver coins helped fund the defense of kingdoms
This year marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote in the United States. The ANA and Money Museum hold lasting reminders of the important role of women as leaders in our hobby through medals, the Numismatic Hall of Fame, and honorary titles.
Monarchs have appeared on English coinage since the kingdom's establishment in AD 927
A recent donation highlights cityscapes from one of Europe’s most interesting places
During the first half of the 19th century, the imperial Russian-American Company (RAC) – chartered by Tsar Paul I in 1799 – issued what is now a rare series of currency notes for use in the fur trading outposts of the Aleutian Islands and Alaska. Printed in several denominations from 1816 to at least 1852, these were the first numismatic items intended for circulation in the region that would become our largest state.
The Money Museum’s collection honors treasurer and patriot Robert Morris
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