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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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National Coin Week April 20-26

Did you know that President Ronald Reagan put aside the third week in April for the country to celebrate coins? Proclamation 5027 was created by President Reagan in 1983 to help foster the public’s interest in coin collecting.  Here is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Did you know President George Washington was the first to proclaim Thanksgiving a national day of thanks but it wasn’t an official national holiday until President Abraham Lincoln made a proclamation? President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the 4th Thursday in … 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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Proud To Be An American But Still Seeking To Keep The Swede In Me

I am proud to be an American.  I would not want to reside in any other country.  I was born in the Heartland of the United States…Indiana.  I have lived in Maryland, in Texas, in Virginia and in Florida.  I … 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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