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2020 Native American $1 Coin Available to Alaska Financial Institutions

The 2020 Native American $1 coin features a design of Elizabeth Peratrovich, a member of the Tlingit nation, whose advocacy for Alaskan Natives and an impassioned speech in the Alaskan Senate was considered a deciding factor in the passage of … Continue reading

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Coin Clinic: Mint Didn’t Learn High Relief Lesson

By Richard Giedroyc Since the U.S. Mint had so much trouble striking Ultra High Relief double eagles in 1907, why did they once again attempt to strike very high relief coins in 1921, these being the Peace dollars? Since when … Continue reading

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Why a U.S. Dollar and Not a U.S. Pound?

By Patrick Heller Most of the first colonists in what is now the United States came from England.  They adopted many English customs and laws which have continued to the present day. But, have you ever wondered why the American … Continue reading

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Paper dollar gets a boost

For the fifth time in 22 years, the Government Accountability Office has weighed in on whether the dollar bill should replace the $1 coin. In this version, there is a bombshell statement that the government would lose money in the first six years if it began to replace $1 notes with $1 coins. Continue reading

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