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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

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