A Pocketful of History (updated with new material)
By: Jim Noles (author)Paperback
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History is all around us--even in the spare change jangling in your purse or pocket. For the past decade, the U.S. Mint has offered America a pocketful of history through its popular 50 State Quarters(R) Program. A Pocketful of History tells the story behind each state's quarter: how each state chose its design; what is important about the people, scenes, and themes depicted on the coins; and what the collection tells us about ourselves. It's an entertaining and enriching journey through four hundred years of America--in twenty-five-cent doses. This updated paperback edition will include the U.S. Mint's new quarters honoring Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and four other territories.
Jim Noles is an attorney in Birmingham, Alabama. He has authored six previous books and writes for newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times and Smithsonian Air & Space.
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