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James Ross Snowden and the Washington Half Cent of 1793 – VIDEO 4:11.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot,

No coin was struck for George Washington in the half cent denomination until a mint director made it happen. Hear the tale of how this coin was created.

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