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Archive for November, 2017

2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

November 27, 2017 0 Comments
2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set

Over the year we have looked at each of the America the Beautiful quarter-dollars, as they have been released. This program has now completed its seventh year, with three more to go. It goal is to show a prominent National Park or National Site from each of the 50 states, one from the federal district […]

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George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

November 20, 2017 0 Comments
George Rogers Clark Memorial Quarter

The release of the latest quarter in the America the Beautiful series is always an interesting moment. This popular series is an obvious place for a collector to begin a full collection, and since the series is on-going, something new comes along regularly. The latest issue is the fifth and last for 2017, and the […]

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Veterans Day in Coins

November 15, 2017 0 Comments
Veterans Day in Coins

As Veterans Day, November 11, passes again this year, and we pause to remember those who fought, and those who sacrificed their lives for their country, it seems a good moment to consider coins that honor the military. This is especially true because next year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War […]

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Who Designs the Coins for the US Mint?

November 6, 2017 0 Comments
Who Designs the Coins for the US Mint?

You may never have heard of Donald Everhart II, but you have probably seen his work. He was a sculptor/engraver at the US Mint, until his retirement at the end of July 2017. His was the last of a series of retirements from this elite group of just five full-time staff, and the last to […]

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