Tag Archives: Blacks On Currency

Missouri State Quarter

Missouri State Quarter

The US minted Missouri Quarter features Lewis and Clark and a third man, York, who was Clark’s slave. This coin is now part of the Museum Of UnCut Funk’s Black Coins and Medals Collection.

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Slave Tokens Are Funky Too!!!

Slave Tokens Are Funky Too!!!

There are several United States commemorative coins, medals and medallions that celebrate the lives and accomplishments of Black activists, athletes, educators, entertainers, inventors, leaders and patriots as well as seminal events and institutions in Black History. These coins, medals and medallions are a part of The Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection and are currently traveling to museums and cultural centers across the country as a part of our For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency exhibition. Anti-Slavery Tokens are also an important part of our collection and traveling exhibition.

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African-Americans On US Coins: Representation & Discovery – Part 1

African-Americans On US Coins: Representation & Discovery – Part 1

Charles Morgan contacted the Museum of UnCut Funk back in July of this year. He informed us of articles that he and Hubert Walker had written for CoinWeek.com on Blacks on coins. CoinWeek.com is an on-line media source for print and video news about rare coins and currency. We are thrilled to have experts like Mr. Morgan and Mr. Walker recognize the Museum of UnCut Funk and our Black coin and medals collection.

Thank you Mr. Morgan and Mr. Walker for giving the Museum of UnCut Funk this great opportunity to reprint your work.

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African-Americans On US Coins: Modern Commemoratives – Part 2

African-Americans On US Coins: Modern Commemoratives – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a 3 part series of articles written by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com, an on-line media source for print and video rare coin and currency news, reprinted at the Museum Of UnCut Funk with the permission of Mr. Morgan and Mr. Walker.

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African-Americans On US Coins: Circulating Coins – Part 3

African-Americans On US Coins: Circulating Coins – Part 3

The final article of a 3 part series written by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com, an on-line media source for print and video rare coin and currency news, reprinted at the Museum Of UnCut Funk with the permission of Mr. Morgan and Mr. Walker.

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For The Love Of Money

For The Love Of Money

 

One More for the Money

Clarence Holbert has made a career of having designs on currency.

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Funky Dollar Bill Ya’ll

Funky Dollar Bill Ya’ll

 

By now the whole world knows we have a Black man in the White House. But did you know that there are also Black folks on money? Talkin’ bout’ cash money, dollar bill ya’ll? Did you know that Black folks have also designed money?

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