The Rarest US Coins

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20 cent coin

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The twenty cent coin had one of the shortest mintages and lowest circulations in U.S. coin history. Its mintage for general circulation ceased only two…Read More »

years after it began. It was only released for circulation in 1875 and 1876. The coin was not reeded -- meaning it lacked vertical grooves on its edge -- and, despite its plain edge, was too easily confused with the quarter.   Less «
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