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Thomas Jefferson’s Coin Collection, Part 2

As we covered in Part 1 of this series, early America suffered from a coinage crisis – there simply weren’t enough British coins in the colonies to go around. So colonists used anything they

Thomas Jefferson’s Coin Collection

Thomas Jefferson is one of America’s most recognized founding fathers – and rightly so. He was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence. He served as our nation’s first secretary of state and

Going From Gold Rush to Gold Melt

In the early days of our Republic, it took Congress a while to come up with legislation that produced a stable monetary system. An excellent account is found in The Guidebook of United States

The Year of Three Presidents

In most years, only one person serves as President of the United States. At times, the nation has had two presidents – usually because the people have elected a new one. Although it’s also