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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - American Numismatic Association
The American Numismatic Association was founded in 1891 by Dr. George F. Heath in Chicago, Illinois. The ANA was formed to advance the knowledge of numismatics (the study of money) along educational, historical and scientific lines, as well as enhance interest in the hobby. - Source: Wikipedia
A humble 5-cent coin with a storied past is headed to auction, and bidding is expected to top $2 million a century after it was mysteriously minted.
A dime made in 1873 has cost someone a pretty penny: It sold for $1.6 million at auction.