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How to Make Money from Money (May, 1951)

How to Make Money from Money

With coin-collecting know-how and a sharp eye, you can turn pennies into dollar bills.

By Lester David

THE man pressed his nose against the window of the curio shop in New York City. His eyes were attracted by a peculiar chunk of metal which gleamed dully from the cluttered assortment of bric-a-brac and jewelry.

He strolled inside, asked for the object and turned it over and over curiously. It seemed to be just a rectangular block of gold, an inch and a quarter long and three-quarters of an inch thick. The price? Just a few dollars. He bought it, then spent the next two years finding out what it was.

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