Mind Your Business: Our First Minted Coin

Despite the United States Mint not being established until 1792, the first American coin struck for circulation was actually designed in 1787 by none other than Benjamin Franklin. But why did it feature the words “Mind Your Business?” In this episode explore the coin known as the “Fugio Cent” and then quiz comedy writer Jimmy Mak! 

Vote for this podcast in the Columbus Podcast Awards at http://columbuspodcastawards.com/nominations

Bonus episodes and content available at http://Patreon.com/MichaelKent
For 20% Virtual Presenter Course, visit http://virtualpresentercourse.com/30
For $10 FREE Invested in your Acorns Account visit https://share.acorns.com/tbkg6
For 15% at SCOTTeVEST, visit http://scottevest.cwv7.net/a3VBZ


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Forgotten history, bizarre tales & facts that seem too strange to be true! Host Michael Kent asks listeners to tell him something strange, bizarre or surprising that they've recently learned and he gets to the bottom of it! Every episode ends by playing a gameshow-style quiz game with a celebrity guest. Part of the WCBE Podcast Experience.


Michael Kent PatreonListen to TONS of bonus content including:
• Unedited videos of guest interviews and quizzes
• BONUS Episodes
• Giveaways and swag
• Special Shoutouts
• Producer Credits
Sign up to access all of it today!

What have you recently learned?

Check out these sponsors!

FATCO sells organic & responsibly-made tallow-based skincare products. For centuries, humans used tallow in skin moisturizers and healing balms, but unfortunately, the topical application of these fats seemed to stop around the same time that animal fats stopped being considered part of a healthy diet. Get 15% off by using my promo code: INTERNET or click HERE.