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(BOSTON) One Of First Coins Report: Illegally minted in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the 1652 silver shilling recently sold at auction for $351,912 #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Dec.03: The price paid … reflects its extraordinary historic significance and outstanding original state of preservation. The fact that it was previously completely unknown, together with its distinguished provenance, simply added to its appeal.” #AceHistoryDesk says it was Found in a Candy Tin: One of the First Coins Struck in Colonial North America: […]

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#OnThisDay Dated: April.13: 1936: The Long Island Tercentenary Committee wanted a coin to mark the 300th anniversary of the first European settlement there, at modern Flatlands, Brooklyn #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Oct.07: The authorizing bill for this passed through Congress without opposition, but was amended in the Senate to add protections against past commemorative coin abuses, such as low mintages or a multiplicity of varieties. #AceHistoryDesk says The Long Island Tercentenary half dollar was a commemorative half dollar struck by the United States Bureau […]