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Mutilated Money? This Place Will Give You a Fresh Stack

Mutilated Money? This Place Will Give You a Fresh Stack

(curious music) – If you have money that’s been damaged in a fire, in a flood, that’s been eaten by insects or animals, we’ll evaluate and determine how much is there and reimburse you for it. (curious music) My name is Eric Walsh, I’m the assistant manager at the Mutilated Currency Division. Every year, the …

How Rich Was Cleopatra and Other Pharaohs?

How Rich Was Cleopatra and Other Pharaohs?

Famed for beating the men at their own game, Cleopatra has always had a place in our consciousness. From the Shakespearean play to that Hollywood picture, to bars of luxury soap, her image conveys a sense of beauty, wealth, womanhood, and power. But how much money was behind that beautiful diplomatic façade? Compared to today’s …