Coin Challenge - Trident
Do you know which US Mint coin contains this image of a trident? Could there be more than one US
minted coin with a trident?
What is the coin? Is it silver, gold or another metal? Did the coin circulate or is it a commemorative
coin? What is the denomination - a penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar, dollar or another coin from early
coinage? Is the design from the obverse or reverse of the coin? (Scroll down for hints.)
Some hints for this Coin Challenge first posted on the atlcoin blog on December 31:
- Whaling made the area prosperous
- Kerosene generated an economic downturn
- The area profited from vice with a large red light district and many bars
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Challenge - Trident Answer if you are ready to verify your choice for the coin!