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.
On the highway of life, major road markers tend to appear at 25-year intervals. That’s why so much emphasis is placed on silver and gold wedding anniversaries and 25- and 50-year class reunions. That’s also why most commemorative coins celebrate anniversaries divisible exactly by the number “25.” Read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.