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  • August 2, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 6

    By: David Bergeron


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    In 1934 the Department of Finance invited Emanuel Hahn to submit a design for a silver dollar to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V’s reign.
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  • March 31, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 5

    By: David Bergeron


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    In the middle of the 19th century, a French lawyer and adventurer named d’Antoine de Tounens became fascinated by the Mapuche people of the Patagonia region of South America. At the time, they were struggling to protect their ancestral lands, their identity and their culture from colonial expansion by the governments of Chile and Argentina.
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  • February 8, 2017 Unpacking the Collection 4

    By: Paul S. Berry


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    Often referred to as “bookmark money” because of their narrow, vertical format, Japanese hansatsu were among the world’s most distinctive currencies.
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