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By Max Erikson
Reporter 

Lessons in very valuable money

 

October 25, 2017



Rodger Nichols, news director for Haystack Broadcasting, gave a presentation on the history of money and coin collecting Thursday at the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce’s business luncheon at Ayutla’s Restaurant. Nichols is a life-long Gorge resident and has a passion for numismatics.

Numismatics is the study of, or collection of, paper currency or coins and other objects related to money. A numismatist is person who is a student and collector of old coins and currency.

Nichols displayed some of his old United States currency coins—dating back to the 1850s—and gave a brief history lesson on the evolution of U.S. money and the different historical coins that have come and gone over...



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