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Annie Oakley Coin

  • Aired: 06/30/2008
  • 17:09
  • Rating: TV-G
A contributor from Bath, Maine has a 1853 French Napoleon coin with a great bit of family more: it's said the coin was shot by Annie Oakley who gave the coin to two of her great-grand uncles. She wants to know if the story is true. To find out, host Elyse Luray travels to Cody, Wyoming to conduct ballistics tests, scour the archives and even recreate one of Oakley's sure shots.
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Was this coin a target for one of the Wild West's most popular female sharpshooters?
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