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Fantasy Coins: The Strange Business of The Moonlight Mint

Let’s strike a new design and date on a perfectly good old coin

From my personal collection. All photos by Author

You might never have had an Indian Head cent as change unless you are an old codger like me. It’s a pretty coin, isn’t it? It’s what our pennies looked like until the Lincoln Cent replaced that design in 1909.

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Anthony Lawrence (Pcunix)

Anthony Lawrence (Pcunix)

Retired Unix Consultant. I write tech and humor mostly but sometimes other things. see my Lists if your interests are specific.