Shells, Stones and Electrum: The Origins of Coinage
Now, we here at West Seattle Coins and Bellevue Rare Coins don’t typically have any cowrie shells or giant limestone discs to sell, but we’re avid coin enthusiasts who love to talk about the history of coinage and the joys of coin collecting.
National Money Show In New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Coin enthusiasts are getting a glimpse of more than $100 million worth of rare money ... The Liberty Head nickel, first minted in 1883, was replaced with a design featuring an American Indian and a buffalo in 1913.