COIN OF THE WEEK
An incredible Choice Uncirculated specimen and one of the finest known! Let's turn back the clock to the beginning of our nation. When George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams were running things, it was a quite a bit different than it is today. As far as national finance, our Founding Fathers believed in sound money. They were gold and silver guys! And coining a nation's money was (is) a supreme act of sovereignty. Our first silver coins were struck in 1794, our first gold coins in 1795. The early silver dollars were only struck between 1794 and 1803, then not again until 1840. For the first silver dollars, there are three...