The bald eagle was on the brink of extinction just 35 years ago. Answer the questions, then send your completed quiz to June Quiz, COINage magazine, 3585 Maple Street, Suite 232, Ventura, CA 93003.
From all indications, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) is an earnest, well-meaning panel that does its best to steer U.S. coinage art in a positive direction. … Why, then, have so many new coins issued in the decade since the CCAC’s founding read the rest of Ed Reiter’s column here.
“Freedom” – The Fall of the Berlin Wall June 25, 2014 will mark a significant milestone in global history, as it was 25 years ago that the Berlin Wall began to crumble. The Austrian Mint is celebrating this momentous event with a silver coin that is scheduled to be issued on that day. Mint engraver […]
Continuing a popular theme, the Civil War Sesquicentennial, the Central Arkansas Coin Club is remembering the sites in Arkansas that have markers from battles. For 2014, the club is featuring “The Battle Of Jenkins Ferry,” which has a 150 year anniversary this year. The Battle of Jenkins Ferry was an Arkansas Civil War battle fought […]
The United States Mint makes everyday coins, special coins and medals to help us remember these heroes. The names of some of those coins are hidden in the grid. Some names have been abbreviated due to space limitations. Find and circle or highlight them, then send your completed puzzle to May Quiz, COINage magazine, 3585 Maple […]
The Austrian Mint in Vienna will issue on May 7 the fifth silver coin in its charming series “Austria by its Children,” also known as “Austria, Piece by Piece.” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, of course, instantly comes to mind when one thinks of Salzburg, and indeed such was the case for young artist Melisa Bejic, the […]