Good things come in
pairs, it is said. As to things in threes, I am not sure of an advantage. I am
sure, however, that may readers will enjoy this quiz of numismatic triads. See
if you can find the common connection between each item in each listing.
Answers are at the end:
1. Sedalia /
Cincinnati / P.T. Barnum
2. Denver / San
Francisco / Philadelphia
3. Cherry Creek,
Colorado / Rutherfordton, North Carolina / Coloma, California
4. Sylvester S.
Crosby / William H. Sheldon / John W. Adams
5. 1854 / 1906 / 1792
1: Inscriptions on
commemorative half dollars, in this case one coin from 1921 and two from 1936
2. Three mint locations;
this was an easy one.
3. Locations of gold
4. Authors of standard
reference works in American numismatics.
5. Opening dates of the San
Francisco, Denver, and Philadelphia mints.