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Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part I   Approved When the Lafayette dollar was approved by President William McKinley on March 3, 1899, it...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VI

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part V

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: Part I of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coins story can be found here.   The Statue of Liberty –...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Author’s Note: This installment of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coin program story presents how the coin came to be;...

Commemorative Stories: The 1893 Isabella Quarter

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...
US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor...

On Veteran's Day, November 11, the United States Mint joined National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc. to unveil the designs for the 2022 National...

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....
100 years of Agatha Christie - The Royal Mint UK

Royal Mint Celebrates ‘100 Years of Mystery’ With New Commemorative ...

The Royal Mint celebrates ‘100 years of Mystery’ in recognition of Dame Agatha Christie’s vast body of work with a commemorative £2 coin. ...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House,...

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Commemorative Banknote Produced for Charity

By De La Rue, plc .....   Official Jedi Commemorative Note Launched to mark the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi The most anticipated film of...

World Coin News – Latvian Bank Issues 2 Euro Regional Commemoratives

By Bank of Latvia ....   On November 14, 2017, the Bank of Latvia is issuing 2 euro commemorative coins dedicated to Kurzeme and Latgale. These...

Bank of Thailand to Launch Commemorative Banknotes in Remembrance of His...

By Bank of Thailand ....   Mr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Governor of the Bank of Thailand (BOT), announced that His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun had granted royal...

Royal Mint Adds New Limited Edition Peter Rabbit Commemorative Coins to...

Peter Rabbit will be joined by three additional characters throughout 2017. All four designs will find their way into UK publics’ pockets and purses...

CoinWeek Podcast #57: The 1982-D Washington Half Dollar & The...

CoinWeek Podcast #57:  The 1982-D Washington Half Dollar & The Birth of the Modern Commemorative Coin Era Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free...

Bank of Latvia Issues 2 Euro Commemorative Coin Featuring Cow

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, 19 July 2016, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) issued a 2-euro commemorative coin featuring a cow. The...

The Crest of the Commemorative Coin Wave – 1936

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Historically, 1936 was not a great year for most Americans. The United States was deep into the Great Depression....

National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled

By United States Mint....   Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) were unveiled today during a ceremony at...

ANZAC Centenary Commemorative 1st Coin of 2015 for Royal Australian Mint

On Thursday, January 1, the Royal Australian Mint in the capital city of Canberra introduced the first Australian coin of 2015, with the unveiling...

The Annotated 2015 March of Dimes Commemorative Design Candidates

from the CoinWeek news desk.... Michael White of the United States Mint Office of Corporate Communications forwarded CoinWeek an annotated list of candidate designs for the...

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Royal Infant Commemorative Coins. VIDEO: 6:33

Alex Reeves, Communications Manager, Royal Canadian Mint......... Continuing a long tradition of issuing special coins to celebrate historical events the Royal Canadian Mint has announced...

Olympic & Paralympic Commemorative Coin Program for The Royal Mint

Shane Bissett, Director, Commemorative Coins and Bullion, The Royal Mint. Great Britain is hosting the 2012 Olympic Games. A series of coins was struck by...