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Martha Washington and the 1792 Half Dime

First Lady Martha Washington According to legend, the first official U.S. silver coin depicted a woman. And not just any woman, but America’s very first First Spouse.   But are the stories true?   Let’s turn...

5 Regal Raptors Worthy of Collecting

Ever since ancient civilizations switched from bartering to buying with coins, eagles have appeared as design motifs. Found in habitats around the globe, these powerful raptors as currency devices have symbolized the strategic combination...

Happy New Year!
Ringing in the New 2023 Coin Designs

Welcome to 2023! I hope your new year is off to a great start already. Here in the numismatic world, we’re gearing up for a banner year in coin designs. I wanted to share...

Sneak Peek to the 2023 Women Quarters featuring Iconic Women

The 2023 U.S. Women Quarters are almost here, honoring five trailblazing women on the reverse; Bessie Coleman, Jovita Idar, Edith Kanaka’ole, Eleanor Roosevelt and Maria Tallchief. The obverse of each coin in the U.S....