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The Buck Starts Here

The U.S. Mint performed some neat tricks to make a golden dollar

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5:26pm, September 24, 2002

Poor Susan B. Anthony. A pioneering 19th-century advocate of women's rights, she suffered the misfortune of having her stalwart visage stamped on a wildly unpopular U.S. coin. Because the Susan B. Anthony dollar looks confusingly like a quarter, it never won the public's acceptance.

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