2017 U.S. coins have provided us with an interesting numismatic year! The 225th anniversary of the U.S. Mint was this year and what a treat it proved to be for collectors! Let's look back at what was new and different this year!
Hoarding comes naturally to us, as humans. Over the centuries humans have been hoarding metals under the earth. In modern times, hoarding takes on a new meaning and the person who hoards is called an obsessive compulsive person. But in ancient times, hoarding happened for completely sane reasons! And these hoards or caches as they may be called open wide the doors to the history of the period!