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Almost as Newsworthy as George T. Morgan's Death

RKKayRKKay Posts: 3,015 ✭✭✭

While researching, I stumbled upon this important story in the February 1925 issue of the Numismatist. It was narrowly edged out by George T. Morgan's obituary.


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    keyman64keyman64 Posts: 15,456 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, that's some serious monkey business.

    "If it's not fun, it's not worth it." - KeyMan64
    Looking for Top Pop Mercury Dime Varieties & High Grade Mercury Dime Toners. :smile:
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    BryceMBryceM Posts: 11,735 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Interesting - it seems banks here have been employing monkeys for much longer.

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    MaywoodMaywood Posts: 1,898 ✭✭✭✭✭

    So they threw away coins based solely on the bite marks of a monkey?? :o No wonder those Nations have been in turmoil for so long and gave rise to the term Third World!!

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    rickoricko Posts: 98,724 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Monkey bites as a counterfeit determinate.... Interesting. I wonder what the official alloy was that had a hardness to avoid dental marks. Cheers, RickO

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,515 ✭✭✭✭✭

    my relitives worked for banksters for years >:)

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