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Start Up

Shire Post Mint / Springdale, AR

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." He and his family still maintains the mint, pressing, packing and shipping them all themselves, just as...
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Friday, December 21 at 12:30 pm on 12.1


additional airdates

  • Saturday, December 22 at 5:30 am on 12.1
  • Thursday, January 10 at 9:30 am on 12.2
  • Friday, January 11 at 4:00 am on 12.2

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START UP is a up-close and personal look into the world of the modern American entrepeneur, one angle of the 'American Dream'.