The Currency of Mary Todd

 

 

Now here’s something you don’t see every day:

I have never fully understood how the U.S. Mint is able to make coins that are not in circulation — nor have I ever really fully understood the purpose of commemorative coins.. but these are kind of interesting. For more info check out here: http://www.coinnews.net/2010/12/03/mary-todd-lincoln-first-spouse-gold-coins-issued/

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