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The 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar – “King of American Coins”

The 1804 Draped Bust Silver Dollar is an exemplary coin with an interesting moniker: “The King of American Coins.” Originally minted in the 1830s, this coin was said to have been used as a diplomatic gift for world leaders interested in trade with a budding America. The countries privy to these beautiful coins included Siam …

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