The Value of Money

July 1, 2015 – Permanent

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

1st Floor, West Wing Floor Plan

The Value of Money examines global histories of exchange, cultural interaction, political change, and innovation through more than 400 objects from the National Museum of American History’s National Numismatic Collection. The exhibition explores the origins of money, new monetary technologies, the political and cultural messages money conveys, numismatic art and design, and the practice of collecting money.

Related book: The Value of Money, Ellen R. Feingold