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Lee F. Hewitt Inducted into Chicago Coin Club Hall of Fame

The Chicago Coin Club has announced that the sixth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is former author, editor, and publisher Lee F. Hewitt (January 1, 1911 – April 15, 1987). Hewitt joined the Chicago Coin Club … Continue reading

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Silver Queen located in Virginia City

What is the history of the portrait known as the “Silver Queen?” In a tavern in Virginia City, Nev., there’s a painting of a woman whose dress is decorated with 3,261 silver dollars. Her belt is made of 28 $20 … Continue reading

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