Discussion in 'US Coins Forum' started by Hommer, Feb 12, 2019.
Also on this date in 1959, the Memorial cent went into circulation.
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Also on this date in 1809, Charles Darwin was born, though not in a Log Cabin.
i was thinking about starting a forum on this. you beat me to it
In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell & Elisha Gray, both apply separately for telephone patents Supreme Court eventually rules Bell rightful inventor. I have a feeling that one of these will be commemorated with a coin soon.
In 1912, Arizona was admitted to the Union as the 48th state.
1817 Frederick Douglass was born in Cordova, Maryland
Frederick Douglass' family could not imagine having a 50 cent piece of their own. I'm not even sure if the enslaved could legally possess hard cash.
Darwin has a better beard.
Cheech.....the monkey is a " Harry's shave plan member" razor's by mail .
Which proves Darwin theory.......
On this day in 1971, Great Britain abandoned the 12-shilling system for decimal after 1,200 years of it's use.
In 1874, the United States Silver Dollar became legal tender after first being minted in 1794.
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