This is the coin that made me want to become a numismatist. Thanks mom!
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As the 1980s began, commemorative coins were deader than disco, Francisco Franco and The Eagles. But then George Washington’s 250th birthday changed everything.
One thing I’ve learned is that federal politicians have a lot of power when it comes to coinage. Case in point: Sen. Jim McClure.
“Nixon in New York” will be released on paperback in the fall. As such, here’s a post about my Richard Nixon coin.
Truly popular designs never really go away – politicians and Treasury officials will always figure out ways to recycle them.
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Arkansas Centennial Half Dollar (Joe Robinson Version): A Forgettable Coin for a Forgotten Senate Giant
When we think powerful Senate Majority Leaders, it’s usually Lyndon Johnson, Robert Taft, Mitch McConnell or Harry Reid. Why not Joe Robinson?
How the Susan B. Anthony Dollar became the New Coke of coins.
CBS Sunday Morning ran a story this weekend about Richard Nixon’s 1968 comeback. I thought it was a good piece that summarized what was …
On November 5, 1968, Richard Nixon completed his remarkable comeback from political oblivion and was elected President of the United States.
Well, New York state has finally legalized professional mixed martial art events
U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge David Waxse rejected the federal government’s application for search warrants against Yahoo, Google and three other Internet giants. (subscription …
Henry Clay may have failed to win the Presidency on five different occasions, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t on a lot of tokens.
“Am I Not a Woman & A Sister”: A Hard Times Token That Foreshadowed Even Harder Times Ahead. (UPDATED)
A look at one of the most famous, and consequential, Hard Times Tokens.
George H.W. Bush passed away on Friday at the age of 94. Read about his indirect but important role in Richard Nixon’s comeback.
Recorded before Donald Trump was elected President and Fidel Castro died. Still, it was a fascinating discussion. And it was fun being a guest …