The United States Mint began sending out a special new quarter honoring author Maya Angelou on Monday, making Ms. Angelou the first Black woman to appear on a US coin. The coin is part of a series of quarters honoring important women in US history.
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Two teens helping out on an archeological dig in Israel wound up striking gold - literally. The teenagers revealed a clay pot holding hundreds of gold coins over 1,100 years old.
One of the most unexpected results of the coronavirus pandemic has been a shortage of coins. The situation has gotten so bad in the US, that the supply of coins to banks is being limited.
In today's news roundup, a billionaire's offer to pay doctors has ended a four-month strike by Zimbabwe's doctors, Australia struggles with severe weather in addition to bushfires, and Switzerland puts out the smallest gold coin ever.
In today's news roundup, a United Nations climate meeting gets moved from Chile to Spain, there are new world champions in baseball and rugby, and the UK decides to melt Brexit coins and make Wallace and Gromit coins.