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The mother of the Father of Our Country: Mary Ball Washington

May 14, 2017 in Coins, Collecting, Education, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion

By: Coin Update News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

Sunday is Mother’s Day. In the world of U.S. coins and paper money, there’s not much to look at with respect to such a holiday. We do, however, have an extremely popular first president who has appeared on coins, tokens, medals, paper money, and nearly every kind of financial product that can be stamped or printed—namely, George Washington. And as it happens, his journey to the status of Founding Father was strongly influenced by one of the most epic presidential mothers of all time: Mary Ball Washington.

Mary was 80 years old when her son became the first American president. She… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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