Money and Medals

January 1, 1964 – August 1, 2004

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, Center Floor Plan

The evolution of monetary exchange from primitive barter to our modern, complex economy is detailed with numerous examples of coins, paper notes, tokens, and related objects from many nations. Featured is a Gold Room containing gold coins, a collector's browsing area, and exhibits of historic and classic forgeries.