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Meet Shelby

A friendly smile greets you upon your first meeting with Shelby Bunting.  Her smile extends to her eyes which sparkle like the reflection of a diamond in the sunlight.  Of course you will notice her outward beauty immediately, her long … Continue reading

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As a young child growing up in Indiana, summer was a joyous time.  June, July and August consisted of popping tar bubbles, splashing through mud puddles, riding bikes, skipping rope, playing softball, chasing the ice cream truck, eating watermelon, running through … Continue reading

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Proclamation 5224

President Ronald Reagan declared July 20, 1984, Space Exploration Day.  Space Exploration Day was created to honor the Moon Landing in 1969 and the American Space Program. Ever a proponent of the space program, Reagan was sadden by the loss … Continue reading

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June Is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

Did you know American Coin Treasures mascot is a cat?  Socks is a rescue cat, who has FIV and diabetes.  Homeless, Socks stumbled into the yard of American Coin Treasures Vice President and National Sales Manager.  The big black cat’s … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier?

Today, American Coin Treasures’ celebrates Alan B. Shepard, Jr.’s birthday.  The NASA astronaut was born on November 18, 1923 in New Hampshire.  Shepard was the second person and the first American to travel into space.  He was the fifth person … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds

Did you know Orson Welles narrated the War of the Worlds on the radio on October 30, 1938? The famous radio broadcast was presented in a bulletin style format which made many Americans believe the world was being attacked by … Continue reading

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Guising For Coins

Did you know trick or treating in Scotland is called guising?  Children wear disguises and carry lanterns made from scooped out turnips and go door to door for food and coins.  This tradition was first recorded in 1895 in Scotland. … Continue reading

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