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Ben Franklin's Numismatic Contributions


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One of the most interesting and influential men during the United States Colonial times was Benjamin Franklin. His contributions include the area of inventions, diplomacy, statesmanship and as well as numismatics. In this video you will see and learn the: * story of Benjamin Franklin's life and death * his role as a printer of Continental currency * the contributions to coinage design and the development of the images used * letters and documentation relating to the different issues including currency, the Fugio cent, the Continental dollar, and the Libertas Americana medal * use of Liberty on coinage and her evolution over the years Speaker(s): Franklin Noel.
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