Thursday, January 13, 2011

Did Annie Oakley Shoot This Coin? PBS History Detectives Investigate


"By the shape of this coin, it was obviously shot at in the air"

(Susan Headley, About.com) Take one damaged nineteenth century French coin, add an interesting family legend, and what do you have? An attempt to prove that Annie Oakley (rather than some random person) shot a bullet through this coin. Can such a thing be proved?

Full story at: coins.about.com

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