I developed an interest in coins when someone gave me a used Red Book when I was 10 years old. As kids that age often do when they find something new and interesting, I quickly got hooked, and immersed myself in discovering designs and denominations and history that I never knew existed. I opened and read that Red Book every day, studying designs, values and mintages, but the page I always turned to first was the page with the story of the most valuable U.S. coins, the 1804 Silver [...]