Make it Short
February 01, 2013
In the United States at the opening of the premier American Numismatic Association convention each year involves lengthy blather as collectors eager to enter the bourse floor are held back for something they really don’t want to hear. At the World Money Fair, six dignitaries line up at the ribbon with scissors and founder Albert Beck simply uttered four words: “Vive la France. Vive la Monnaie”. He cut the ribbon and the crowd surged forward.
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