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C O V E R P H O T O : A N A M U S E U M / R O B E R T B . K E L L E Y

C O V E R P H O T O : R O B E R T B . K E L L E Y

WOR L D WA R I I N U M I S M AT I C S

34 Currency for D-Day When Allied troops stormed Normandy’s beaches, they likely carried specially printed francs in their pockets. Fred Schwan

FEATURES

M I N T S & M I N T I N G

40 Paul Revere: The Mint Director Who Never Was The patriot’s bid for the top position at the nation’s first coining facility is a fascinating footnote to Early American numismatics. Joel J. Orosz

I S L A M I C C U R R E N C Y

47 Genghis Khan: A Numismatic Legacy The Mongol leader’s coinage was greatly inf luenced by the Islamic territories he conquered. Peter Chang

B I B L I C A L N U M I S M AT I C S

53 Are Not Two Sparrows Sold for a Farthing? Charming copper coins trace their roots to ancient times. David Schwager

What might have been.

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Something to “tweet” about. page 53

Khan’s coinage. page 47

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