Officials in Boston open 1795 time capsule containing coins: Monday Morning Brief, Jan. 12

By , Coin World
Published : 01/12/15
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Coin World’s William T. Gibbs looks at opening of a time capsule placed in the granite cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in 1795 by the governor of Massachusetts, Samuel Adams, and renowned silversmith Paul Revere. The time capsule contained a number of coins, some placed in 1795 and others in 1855 when it was last opened. 

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