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Shire Post Mint / Springdale, AR

Season 6 Episode 4 | 26m 48s  | Video has closed captioning.

Knife maker Tom Maringer used his metal working skills to start engraving coins, using hand-engraved steel dies and pressing coins one at a time. Thus, Shire Post Mint was born and Tom has been minting custom coins ever since. His work caught the eye of George R. R. Martin who commissioned some coins for a new book called A Song of Fire and Ice, which became the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones."

Aired: 11/23/18

Rating: NR

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