Posts Tagged ‘Commemoratives’
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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 […]
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November 10 marks the 238th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines in Philadelphia as naval infantry in 1775. Complete this quiz about the U.S. Marine Corps and its commemorative coin, then send it in for a chance to win a prize. […]
44th Medal in Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series Honors Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of art medals was launched in 1969, and is now the longest continuing series of art medals being produced in America. The 2013 honoree is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sculpted by Dr. Eugene Daub. […]
Early this year, I suggested in this column that a one-time commemorative coin–perhaps a silver dollar–be issued to mark the 5oth anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s shocking assassination. This, I said, would be a way to channel the grief still felt keenly by read the rest of Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s column here.
by Amy Drew Thompson In March, the Girl Scouts of the USA Centennial Silver Dollar became the first-ever commemorative to acknowledge a girls’ organization. Will it become a classic? Only time will tell, but to scouts, to girls and women across the nation, the message is, “You make a difference.” Read the entire story here.