This 2013 Native American $1 Coin – commemorating the Delaware Treaty of 1778 – features a turkey, howling wolf and turtle (all symbols of the clans of the Delaware Tribe), as well as a ring of 13 stars to represent the original Colonies on its reverse (tails). Offered in a 25-coin roll, a 100-coin bag, […]
Douglas MacArthur. George Marshall. Dwight Eisenhower. Henry “Hap” Arnold. Omar Bradley. These five men served their country in the military to the highest level of achievement, earning them each the rank of 5-Star General. Their lives and legacies, as well as the time each of them spent as a student or teacher at the U.S. [...]
With Parliament House turning 25 tomorrow AAP have pictures of the commemorative coins. Pretty sure those $5 jobbies won’t pay for the parking. But the 20c will be worth keeping an eye out for.
Congress is a mysterious place. Today, for example, the House took up measure H.R. 1071, which will specify the size of the planchets on commemorative coins issued by the Baseball Hall of Fame. Congress has the power to coin money, and...Show More Summary
As a result of the the president signed the National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act (Public Law No. 112-152 [TXT][PDF]), the U.S. Mint is required to hold a competition for the design of the obverse (heads) side of the three coins that will be issued as part of the set. The law states: [...]
A new commemorative €10 coin issued by Ireland's central bank to commemorate James Joyce's 'modernist masterpiece' includes a quote which is incorrect. News by Dean Fetzer Misquotes happen all the time — there've been some doozies over...Show More Summary
The Central Bank of Ireland has decided not to sweat the misquote marring its commemorative James Joyce coin. The bank has released the coin, wart and all, the Irish Times reports. The 10-euro coin features two sentences from the third chapter of Ulysses streaming from Joyce's head. The actual passage...
India Government Mint, Kolkata has made arrangements for the sale of commemorative coin sets in Proof and Uncirculated varieties...
H.R. 1071: To specify the size of the precious-metal blanks that will be used in the production of the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins. Sponsor: Richard Hanna (R-NY) • Introduced: March 12, 2013 • Referred to the...Show More Summary
India Government Mint, Kolkata has made arrangements for the sale of commemorative coin sets in Proof and Uncirculated varieties released...
Now that we are in our third month of 2013, the U.S. Mint has begun to sell the 2013 Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar. The 38mm 90-percent silver coins includes a $10 surcharge that will “be paid to the Girl Scouts of the United States of America to be made available for [...]
This month’s list includes one late entry that was missed from January. S. 203: Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman (R-OH) • Introduced on January [...]
To celebrate the show's 50th anniversary later this year, the New Zealand Mint (previously of Star Wars and Hobbit coin fame) and BBC Worldwide have announced a commemorative Dr. Who coin. The coin has a face value of $2 but will set you back $155 if you actually want one. Show More Summary
Last year, I wrote an article suggesting that congress could authorize the U.S. Mint to issue commemorative coins to raise money to fix our national monuments that were damaged by an earthquake. After all, commemorative coins have been used to raise money for various other efforts, why not help the National Park Service and their [...]
A US company selling 9/11 commemorative coins that purportedly contained silver from Ground Zero has agreed to pay $750,000 (£473,000) to settle charges that it deceived consumers.The National Collector's Mint was accused in a Federal...Show More Summary
Back in 2010, with the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the horizon, Congress authorized the U.S. Mint to produce and sell a commemorative medal. But that didn’t stop one company from advertising imitation versionsShow More Summary
By Joe Cermele Ah, remember how proud you were back in your Boy Scout days when you received those merit badges for basketry, coin collecting, and traffic safety? There's no reason why patch commemoration shouldn't be applied to grown men and women that do really dumb stuff on the water. Show More Summary
(Jonathan H. Adler) TPM has an interesting post on the origins of the idea to use a commemorative platinum coin to evade the debt limit.
Philip Diel ran the U.S. Mint from 1994 until 2000, and wasn't just the author of the 50-state quarters, but was also the co-author of the law that authorizes the Mint to issue commemorative coins—the same law that would authorize the Trillion Dollar Coin being discussed as a way to bypass Republican opposition to raising the debt limit. Show More Summary
THESE WON’T LAST LONG! 2011 September 11 National Medal, 2012 Infantry Soldier Silver Dollar and 2012 Star-Spangled Banner Bicentennial Silver Dollar Set — these are among the commemorative medals and coins that will be going off sale on December 17 at 5 p.m. Show your patriotism by owning one of these beautiful products – they [...]