Mysteries at your Museum: Love, greed and betrayal

On display in your Vanishing Texana Museum is a 1884 Morgan silver dollar, part of a poker collection on loan from Mr. Frank Graham of Tyler, TX. The coin is encapsulated in a plastic holder with a unique white and green label. The holder and label were provided by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, the world’s largest and most trusted third-party coin grading service, as part of their contract to authenticate the coin as part of the “Binion Hoard.” So, what is the Binion Hoard and how did a part of it end up in our museum?This coin’s heritage begins in

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