Category Archives: Bronze Medals

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries to display the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation tribute to Benjamin Franklin’s Libertas Americana medal

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Santa Ana, CA (December 19, 2020) — Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that it will display an incredible tribute to the Libertas Americana medal, assembled by the Cardinal Collection Education Foundation, at the upcoming Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando, January 9-11, 2020

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Die variety photographs welcomed for new Cherrypickers’ Guide, Sixth Edition, Volume II

Cherrypickers’ Guide coauthor Bill Fivaz working on the upcoming Cherrypickers’ Guide, Sixth Edition, Volume II, at an editorial meeting on October 24, 2019.
(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing is calling on the hobby community for photographs of die varieties of U

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Die variety photographs welcomed for new Cherrypickers’ Guide, Sixth Edition, Volume II

Bill Fivaz reviewing Cherrypickers’ Guide entries at an October 24, 2019, editorial meeting.
(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing is calling on the hobby community for photographs of die varieties of U

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Unrecorded Gilt Victoria Jubilee, Admiral Vernon Medals New at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics …… Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 13th Annual Summer F.U.N. Convention from July 11-13, 2019. If you would like us to bring any specific items for your examination at the show please contact us at your earliest convenience. New Inventory These six items are just a sample of the 728 recent […]

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First International Coin Designer Training program held in Shanghai

2018 International Coin Designer Training at Shanghai Mint participants
By Louis Golino
In early December the Chinese Mint held the first International Coin Designer Training program at its Shanghai branch mint, which brought together several prominent coin designers from Europe, the U.S

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First International Coin Designer Training program held in Shanghai

2018 International Coin Designer Training at Shanghai Mint participants
By Louis Golino
In early December the Chinese Mint held the first International Coin Designer Training program at its Shanghai branch mint, which brought together several prominent coin designers from Europe, the U.S

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New Token and Medal Society journal features Rochester medals, maverick tokens, and more

The September/October 2018 issue of the TAMS Journal (the official journal of the Token and Medal Society) has been shipped to Society members and will be in mailboxes shortly if they haven’t arrived already.
Features in volume LVIII, no

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New Token and Medal Society journal features Rochester medals, maverick tokens, and more

The September/October 2018 issue of the TAMS Journal (the official journal of the Token and Medal Society) has been shipped to Society members and will be in mailboxes shortly if they haven’t arrived already.
Features in volume LVIII, no

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New Token and Medal Society journal features Rochester medals, maverick tokens, and more

The September/October 2018 issue of the TAMS Journal (the official journal of the Token and Medal Society) has been shipped to Society members and will be in mailboxes shortly if they haven’t arrived already.
Features in volume LVIII, no

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“Why did they do that?” — A look inside the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) gave a special two-hour presentation and panel discussion at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. The title of the “Money Talks” presentation was “‘Why Did They Do That?’—An In-Depth Discussion of the Interaction Between the CCAC, Congress, and the United States Mint

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“Why did they do that?” — A look inside the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) gave a special two-hour presentation and panel discussion at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. The title of the “Money Talks” presentation was “‘Why Did They Do That?’—An In-Depth Discussion of the Interaction Between the CCAC, Congress, and the United States Mint

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Bowers on collecting: Collecting medals in 2018 and in 1789

 
Today in 2018 the collecting of medals is at an all-time high. This is due to several aspects

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Private collection paces Heritage’s Long Beach auctions to $18.1 million

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Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle unveiled in first public pre-auction showing since 1890
Dallas, Texas (June 20, 2018) — Elite private collections of some of the finest U

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U.S. medals and tokens featured in new MEGA RED, 4th Edition

(Pelham, Alabama) — Collectors of exonumia (tokens, medals, and similar coin-like objects) will enjoy more than 50 pages devoted to their interests in the fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins). Eight of the book’s twenty-five appendices feature American exonumia ranging from dime-sized tokens to dollar-sized and larger medals

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U.S. medals and tokens featured in new MEGA RED, 4th Edition

(Pelham, Alabama) — Collectors of exonumia (tokens, medals, and similar coin-like objects) will enjoy more than 50 pages devoted to their interests in the fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins). Eight of the book’s twenty-five appendices feature American exonumia ranging from dime-sized tokens to dollar-sized and larger medals

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Bowers on collecting: American medals to the fore — Pierre Eugène du Simitière

By Q. David Bowers
Welcome to the latest installment in my series on the subject

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Bowers on collecting: American medals to the fore — 1893 Columbian Exposition Award Medal

By Q. David Bowers
Welcome to the latest installment in my series on the subject

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Bowers on collecting: American medals to the fore — a retrospective

By Q. David Bowers
It seems like only yesterday, but it was over a decade ago that Katherine Jaeger and I created The 100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens for Whitman Publishing

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Damaged Rio Olympics Medals Soil Athletes Memories of 2016

About 130 medals rusted, spotted or falling apart By CoinWeek News Staff …. A lot was made last year of the failure of host country Brazil to properly prepare for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The water in the swimming pool was green. The Olympic village had weird plumbing issues and shoddy […]

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A Brief Survey of Medals Available from the U.S. Mint

The United States Mint is the nation’s coin factory, but almost from the beginning it has made medals to honor important people and events By David Schwager for CoinWeek ….. Although medals might seem like a sideline, the U.S. Mint website lists about 100 types for sale, with enough variety to prompt the buyer’s guide […]

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A Brief Survey of Medals Available from the U.S. Mint

The United States Mint is the nation’s coin factory, but almost from the beginning it has made medals to honor important people and events By David Schwager for CoinWeek ….. Although medals might seem like a sideline, the U.S. Mint website lists about 100 types for sale, with enough variety to prompt the buyer’s guide […]

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Order Limit Lifted on Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set

The United States Mint has lifted the household order limit on the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set-Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA). The 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set–Ronald Reagan is the last set in the Coin and Chronicles Presidential Series. The coins, medal, and engraving are displayed in a rich blue folder covered in soft-touch material […]

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2016 Coin and Chronicles Set – Ronald Reagan on Sale October 11

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set – Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA) beginning on October 11 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $68.95, this set contains the following: One 2016 Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin struck at the United States Mint at San Francisco One 2016 […]

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2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series 3-Medal Set Avail. August 31

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Three-Medal Set (product code 16MA) on August 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the final release in the series. This three-medal set includes one each of the 2016 medals in 1 5/16-inch size with obverses bearing the likenesses […]

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2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series 3-Medal Set Avail. August 31

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Three-Medal Set (product code 16MA) on August 31 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This is the final release in the series. This three-medal set includes one each of the 2016 medals in 1 5/16-inch size with obverses bearing the likenesses […]

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Martha or George? Comparing First Spouse and Presidential Dollar Coins

By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com …..   The First Spouse Bullion Coin Program consists of several different numismatic products offered by the U.S. Mint. The series runs concurrently with the Presidential $1 Coin Program and honors the spouses of our presidents. Over the course of each year since 2007, the Mint issues half-ounce gold coins […]

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“Monuments Men” Bronze Medals

The United States Congress honored the 345 men and women known as the “Monuments Men” yesterday for their work in preserving nearly five million European artifacts and artworks on behalf of the Allies during and after World War II. Four surviving members attended the ceremony and were awarded a Congressional Gold Medal, bronze replicas of which are now available for sale at the U

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The CCAC’s Complete October Design Recommendations

Last week, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee made several recommendations for designs we can expect to see issued on coins and medals over the next few years.
Two more Native American tribes will get their proposed Code Talkers medals recognizing service to the United States during World War I and World War II: the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York and Pueblo of Laguna of New Mexico

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Bronze Medals Offered for African-American History Month

In recognition of African-American History Month, the United States Mint has created a new section of their online product catalog to showcase medals commemorating the achievements of African-Americans and their contributions to the nation’s history. In all cases, the medals represent bronze duplicate versions of Congressional Gold Medals which were authorized under Acts of Congress

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Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Hawaiian Medals and Tokens – January 25, 2015

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter…. Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Some Hawaiian Medals and Tokens Lots 1745-1750 of the Goldberg January 25-28, 2015 Pre Long Beach sale also caught my interest – a group of […]

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American Fighter Aces and Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

The United States Mint has released the design candidate images for upcoming Congressional Gold Medals honoring the American Fighter Aces and the World War II members of the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders.” These represent two of the six medals which were authorized by Congress during a one month period during the summer

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Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001 Bronze Medals

At a ceremony held today, three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. The medals which were authorized under Public Law 112-76 honor the fallen heroes at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Flight 93 in rural Pennsylvania

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