Steve Contursi owns the first gold coin minted in the US. It's worth 6 million dollars. But numismatists like Steve don’t just collect coins—they also collect their stories. From the meaning behind the term "two-bits" to Martha Washington's silverware, the stories of our money are rich in history and math!
Running time 5:55 minutes
Hands-On Math / Problem Solving Activities:
Topics: Decimal Operations
Grades: 4 - 5
Weighing the Evidence
Subject: Algebra; Problem Solving
Topics: Variables; Patterns and Functions; Look for a Pattern
Grades: 6 - 8
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