In his Money Museum column, curator Douglas Mudd discusses the creation of the ANA's new exibit A House Divided: The Money of the Civil War.
One short article I'd like to mention covers a current exhibition at the Denver Art Museum. Houdon from the Louvre displays portrait busts by French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon, including two that served as models for U.S. coin designs: George Washington (1786) and Benjamin Franklin (1778).
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George Fuld's recent study, "A Summary of Rarities from the Newcomer Collection," is now available online in its unedited form exclusively at www.money.org. ANA members can read the document by clicking on the magazine cover in the lower left corner of the ANA homepage and accessing the "Members Only" site. (ANA members can request a "Members Only" login name and password by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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