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The Rundown: A Rare Mormon Gold Coin Goes Up for Auction

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On the show today, we take a look at a rare $20 gold coin minted in the Salt Lake Valley in 1849. What’s the big deal? It was the first $20 gold piece ever struck in the United States. We’ll speak with Mark Borckardt of the auction house selling the coin to hear that story. Plus, your top local headlines.

The Rundown
From local politics, to arts and culture, to history, the environment and beyond, “In the Hive” explores the issues and ideas that tie Utah together. Hosted and produced by KCPW’s Roger McDonough, each episode of this award-winning current affairs program explores a different theme–such as public transportation, homelessness, and air quality–and features conversations with experts Produced by KCPW Studios
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