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2014-04-04 12:25:57

Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va. FRONT ROYAL, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters(®) Program coin honoring Shenandoah National Park in Va. This is the 22nd coin in the bureau's America the Beautiful Quarters Program, a multi-year initiative to honor national parks and other national sites. The coin's reverse (tails) design depicts a day hiker taking in the view from Little Stony Man...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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