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CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space


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CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

A 1793 Wreath Cent was sent into low-earth orbit in 1965 and thus begins an interesting story about the coin and the numismatic industry. CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan tells the story of a coin that he found while surfing an obscure recent auction catalog in this week’s episode of the CoinWeek Podcast.

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