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Nuggets From the Vault

The following are feature articles that expand a single piece of numismatic history by incorporating primary source United States Mint documents, memos or other printed materials where available. Each article attempts to connect a significant person, place or event not only to the rich history of the United States Mint, but to place within the history of the Nation.

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2007

August: The Story of the Kennedy Half-Dollar
In the days and weeks that followed one of our Nation's darkest and most tragic days, the United States Mint was a flurry of activity. Follow this link to learn about the remarkable process behind the creation of one of the United States' most popular coins, the Kennedy Half-Dollar...

 
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