February 18th, 2011

Table of Contents February 2011

Lincoln in Medallic Art

The volume of medals dedicated to his life and work continues to grow more than 200 years after his birth

by David T. Alexander

The Emperor of the Dominion

Canada’s most fabled coin, the pattern silver dollar dated 1911, carries the lofty title “Emperor of Canadian Numismatics”

by Tom DeLorey

Coin Capsule: 1882

Many Americans wondered if big business was too big, and the U.S. Mint made around 88 million coins

by John Iddings

The Quiet 1880s

Dimes were struck occasionally, quarters and  half dollars were hardly made at all and the coinage of gold was irregular at best

by R.W. Julian

Presidential Dollars: Andrew Johnson

He was a Unionist and a “War Democrat”–and possibly the unluckiest man to serve as U.S. president

by Ron Meyer

Eliza McCardle Johnson

She was instrumental in her husband Andrew’s political success, but she rarely offered her own political opinions

by Ron Meyer

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