Numismatic stories and slide presentations
“FRANCIS MARION South Carolina’s “Swamp Fox”; & Some Observations on America’s Most Famous Sweet Potato Meal” (30 minutes) Francis Marion is one of the heroes of South Carolina for his exploits during the Revolutionary War. The numismatic vignette depicting his sweet potato dinner with a British officer is well known to numismatists. This lecture considers history, legend, the vignettes, and a host of other curiosities — including the dog!
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