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Maundy Money

On Maundy Thursday last week, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her diamond jubilee by handing out maundy money to a lucky few at the cathedral of York Minister. 86 men and 86 women —... more

Remembering the War of 1812 In Coins

On June 18th, 1812, President James Madison signed the first declaration of war made by the fledgling United States of America, beginning the War of 1812. As wars go, the War of... more

The Ides of March Denarius

Bidders with deep pockets have until March 8th to enter their sealed bids for the Archer M Huntington collection of Spanish coins. The auction, held by Sotheby’s, is for a single lot... more

Trade Dollars

After the U.S. Civil War, two things were happening:   US mines were producing enormous amounts of silver, and fears of the economy meant precious-metal coins were being hoarded and weren’t in circulation. ... more