CoinWeek Podcast #41: Jon Alan Boka’s Incredible 1794 Cent Collection

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The 1794 Cent has puzzled and excited early copper specialists for more than 150 years. With more than 50 varieties deemed “collectible” by Dr. William Sheldon, specialization in this issue requires patience, a great degree of skill, and significant financial resources.

In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, we speak to Jon Alan Boka, collector and webmaster of about his recently sold collection, which will long be remembered as one of the finest ever assembled.

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