Just hook it to my veins…
PoliticsThe Coin Blog
“Speak softly and carry a big stick. And make sure you have beautiful-looking coins in your pocket.”
This is the coin that made me want to become a numismatist. Thanks mom!
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.
Truly popular designs never really go away – politicians and Treasury officials will always figure out ways to recycle them.
As the 1980s began, commemorative coins were deader than disco, Francisco Franco and The Eagles. But then George Washington’s 250th birthday changed everything.