Fascinating Facts, Mysteries and Myths About U.S. Coins by Robert R. VanRyzin

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Fascinating Facts, Myths and Mysteries about U.S. Coins is a compilation of some of the more intriguing stories in the history of U.S. Mint coinage. Some are based on facts. Others are hobby myths. All of them make for entertaining reading. Read about: The five-known 1913 Liberty head nickels Augustus Staint-Gaudens and his famed gold $20 The short-lived 20-cent piece The $1 million coin exhibit The reason for the Liberty cover-up on the Standing Liberty quarter


About Robert R. VanRyzin

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A collector for more than 35 years, Robert R. Van Ryzin serves as editor of "Coins Magazine", "Coin Prices" and "Bank Note Reporter". He is also the author of "Striking Impressions: A Visual Guide to Collecting U.S. Coins", "Fantasy and Fiction from U.S. Coins", "Crime of 1873: The Comstock Connection" and "Fascinating Facts, Mysteries and Myths About U.S. Coins".
Published October 1, 2009 by Krause Publications. 240 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Humor & Entertainment, History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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