1: 1. The first coins were made in Turkey around 600 BC. 2. The word “numismatics” comes from the Greek word for coin. 3. The US has produced over 500 billion coins since 1792.

2: 4. The most valuable coin in the world is the 1933 Double Eagle. 5. The first coin with a face value of $1 was minted in 1794. 6. The largest coin in the world weighs over a ton.

3: 7. The first US coins were made from silver and gold. 8. The US penny has been in circulation since 1793. 9. The first coins in China were round with a square hole in the center.

4: 10. The most expensive coin ever sold was the 1794 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. 11. The US has produced over 300 billion pennies since 1793. 12. The first coins in Greece were made of electrum, a natural alloy of gold and silver.

5: 13. The US dime was first minted in 1796. 14. The most valuable coin collection in the world is the King Farouk Collection. 15. The first coins in Rome were made of bronze.

6: 16. The US has produced over 700 million quarters since 1796. 17. The world’s oldest coin is over 2,700 years old. 18. The first paper money was issued in China in the 7th century.

7: 19. Coins are often used in jewelry and decorative art. 20. The US nickel was first minted in 1866. 21. The first coins in India were made of silver.

8: 22. The US has produced over 50 billion nickels since 1866. 23. The first coins in Japan were made of copper. 24. The first coins in Mexico were made of silver.

9: 25. The US has produced over 8 billion dimes since 1796. 26. The first coins in Egypt were made of gold. 27. The first coins in Russia were made of silver.

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