U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios suggested keeping Hamilton on the $10
- Published: Jul 16, 2015, 6 AM
1. Keeping Hamilton
It was U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios who suggested keeping Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill in some form, according to a Huffington Post report Wednesday.
Rios is quoted as saying she made the recommendation to "continue to preserve the integrity of Alexander Hamilton."
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2. Breast cancer awareness coins
The United States in 2018 could issue three Breast Cancer awareness commemorative coins, including the first U.S. coin struck in “pink gold.”
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3. Palladium program
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4. Colonialism on coins
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5. Precious metals pricing
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6. Hot topics
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