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These are British Half Penny coins. The half penny is often referred to as a ha’penny and has been made from several different metals over the years. These particular half pennies are made of bronze. The coins are each from a different year: 1937, 1960, two are from 1965, and...

According to the donor, this drumstick holder was the property of John Lincoln Clem, the Drummer Boy of Chickamauga, who fought in the Civil War.  The drumstick holder is made of bronze and can hold two drumsticks.  It is inscribed on the back: “Johnnie Clem, the Drummer boy of...

France has a long history of issuing commemorative coins, honoring significant members in French history. It was only in 1982 that the Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint) began issuing commemorative coins that were considered legal tender. The Monnaie de Paris is the French government’s oldest institution, created in the...