Currency with Consequences - ANS Presentation

On May 16, 2020 Dr. Jesse Kraft, Assistant Curator of the Coins and Currency of the Americas within the American Numismatic Society (ANS), presented on counterfeit money from 17th-century Massachusetts silver to 20th-century Jefferson nickels and present-day paper currency. Jesse did a great job summarizing 300+ years of counterfeiting history into an hour-long presentation, which is available on YouTube at the link below. Enjoy!


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