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.
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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.
Next year is the 75th anniversary of Cooperstown’s pride and joy—an occasion at least as important as the 100th anniversary of the Lions Clubs International, for which Congress has seen fit to authorize a special silver dollar in 2017. Read Senior Editor Ed Reiter’s entire column here.
Reports of the demise of “mini-dollar” coins appear to have been premature. Fifty weeks after the Obama Administration administered last rites to the Presidential $1 Coin program, a hearing in the House of Representatives served notice that in supporters’ eyes, the series might yet be revived as circulating coinage. Continue reading here.
Kinderhook, New York … Moravia, New York … Greeneville, Tennessee … Fremont, Ohio. These are among the locations where the United States Mint has sought to “connect America through coins” in recent years. All have served as sites for official launch ceremonies at which the Mint has introduced new entries in its series of presidential […]
Dear COINage: In the past few years, I have noticed a number of comments in your magazine (and other publications) regarding the lack of use of coins currently produced by the U.S. Mint. I feel it is important for someone, or some organization, to get with the Federal Reserve banks or other financial institutions regarding […]