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ICF Financial History Collection

Did you know that the ICF collects historical bonds, securities, financial instruments, and documents related to the history of financial markets?  The ICF has collected a number of items over the years and curates them on the Origins of Value virtual museum website.  Search our extensive database here for some interesting finds.

Every Friday we will tweet a photo of a different bond, security, financial instrument, or document related to the history of financial markets.  Follow us on Twitter @YaleICF and check out our hashtag #ICF_FinancialHistoryFriday

In honor of the recent lotto fever, below is a U.S. Lottery ticket from 1776.

US Lottery Ticket, 1776
United States Lottery Ticket, 1776