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How Much Gold is in Your Smart Phone?
Your electronics contain precious metals! In rough numbers, there are approximately 10 troy ounces of gold for every ton of
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The Henning Counterfeit Nickel
       Not all counterfeiting is limited to paper bills or collectible coins. Although fake antique gold and silver
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There are 13 representations of the original 13 colonies on the $1 dollar bill.
There are 13 representations of the original 13 colonies on the $1 dollar bill, such as: The Dept of Treasury
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Each year there is more Monopoly money printed than all the money that is printed in the entire world.
Each year there is more Monopoly money printed than all the money that is printed in the entire world.
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In July 1865 the Secret Service was originally created to fight counterfeiting during the civil war.
In July 1865 the Secret Service was originally created to fight counterfeiting during the civil war.
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Before the Federal Reserve was formed in 1913, banks used to print their own money!
Before the Federal Reserve was formed in 1913, banks used to print their own money!
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The U.S. mint produced a Silver Dollar exclusively for trade with China between 1873 to 1878.
The U.S. mint produced a Silver Dollar exclusively for trade with China between 1873 to 1878.
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Ben Franklin wanted our national bird to be the turkey.
Ben Franklin wanted our national bird to be the turkey. So instead of having Gold, Silver, platinum, and Palladium Eagles,
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The U.S. Mint makes more coins than any other mint in the world.
The U.S. Mint makes more coins than any other mint in the world. We not only make our coins, but
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The life expectancy of a circulating coin is 30 years but bills last only a few years.
The life expectancy of a circulating coin is 30 years but bills last only a few years. $1 est lifespan
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