When Charlie brings a box of his grandpaas old coins to school, his classmates want to learn all about collecting coins and other currency. Join them as they learn how the idea of money started and the strange things people used before they invented metal coins and paper bills. Find out how coins are made, what secrets can be found on a dollar bill, and how to start your own coin collection. Meanwhile, youall learn some fascinating facts about the history and culture of currency from countries all over the world. With this book, youall be well on your way to being a knowledgeable numismatist.In the past, making coins was a lot of hard work. It took skilled artists to form the shapes out of metal and to stamp the images on each side of the coins. Today, it is all done by machine. Government mints in Denver, Colorado, and Philadelphia anbsp;...
|Title||:||Coins and Other Currency: A Kid's Guide to Coin Collecting|
|Publisher||:||Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc. - 2010-09-01|