Coins and art intertwined
Coins are often depicted in the visual arts, and other times, people
turn coins into art. This week, Coin World editor Steve Roach
looks at two recent auction lots: a 17th century Old Master painting
and a 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cent that exhibits some post-Mint
craftsmanship (though it is perhaps an individual judgment if it
should be considered art).
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