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Bring on the Small Cent

By Mark Benvenuto From the beginning of our new coinage system in the 1790s, all the way up to the 1850s, the United States Mint did a fair job of producing one-cent coins. The first few years saw some extremely … Continue reading

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Collector finds rare large cent

It’s every collector’s dream. Buy a large cent for $17.01 in an eBay auction and then discover several months later that it is very rare and valuable. Continue reading

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