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“For The Love of Money” Exhibit Was Showcased by The Museum of American Finance

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Just a Reminder to Get Your Harriet Tubman Coin -Introductory Price on US Mint Site Ends Feb. 5, 2024

This is just a reminder to get your Harriet Tubman Coin in gold, clad or silver while the introductory price is still in effect. Go to the US Mint site.

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African American First Day Covers-Booker T. Washington

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series African American First Day Covers

Remember there can be various drawings done on an envelope for the first issue of a The cover above is one of many covers with the 1956 3 cent stamp. stamp.1956 3¢ Booker T. Washington Centennial Issue Date: April 5, 1956 … Continue reading

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Did You Know Frederick Douglas Might be on the Back of One of Your Circulating Quarters?

    Before you put that next quarter into a laundry machine, parking meter or tip for your cup of coffee flip it over. Make sure you do not see Frederick Douglas. Released in April, 2017, Frederick Douglass National Historic … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Quarter? If Yes, Flip it Over You Might Have a Black History Collectible

If you have a quarter in your pocket right now I want you to flip it over. If it is dated 2009 and for Washington DC you would have the quarter with Duke Ellington on the reverse. A Black History … Continue reading

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Shirley Chisolm Stamp Released January 31, 2014

The Black Heritage stamp series just released the Shirley Chisholm stamp. This stamp is the 37th stamp in the Black Heritage series. It  features a painting of Chisholm by artist Robert Shetterly. This engaging portrait is taken from a series … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Gold $5 Uncirculated Coin is the Most Valuable of All Four Coins

As I mentioned in an earlier post there were four Jackie Robinson Commemorative Coins released by the US Mint. The most valuable of the four coins is the Uncirculated $5 Dollar Gold Coin. Why? Well I wondered that same question.. … Continue reading

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African American Coins-Jackie Robinson 1997 Commemorative Coins For a Rich History

In 1997 the US Mint issued four Jackie Robinson Commemorative coins. One is a $5 dollar uncirculated gold coin and the other  a $ proof gold coin. There were also a  $1 uncirculated silver coin and 1$ silver proof coin. … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.2

The United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set contains a bronze medal. Little Rock Nine 1½ inch bronze medal, which honored their selfless heroism during the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The obverse of the medal … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.1

Thought it would be helpful to see what the inside of the United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set looked like. Below is the obverse of the Silver Dollar The obverse (heads side) of the silver dollar, designed … Continue reading

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