A Pocketful of History (updated with new material)

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.

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About Author

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780306817892
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780306817892
  • weight: 319
  • ISBN10: 0306817896
  • edition: updated with new material

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