National Numismatic Collection


National Numismatic Collection
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The National Numismatic Collection is the national coin cabinet of the United States. The collection is part of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

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Overview

The National Numismatic Collection is one of the world's largest collections of coins, paper currency, exonumia and related items. In total the collection contains over 1.6 million objects, including 450,000 coins, medals and decorations and 1.1 million pieces of paper money.[1]

History

Noteworthy items in the collection

References

  1. ^ "The National Numismatic Collection". Smithsonian Institution. http://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/numismatics/. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 

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