U.S. Mint Shares Final Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Designs

The U.S. Mint has shared its design selections for the 2016 Mark Twain Commemorative coins. The designs will be officially unveiled today during a ceremony at the Mark Twain Museum in the author’s boyhood home of Hannibal, Missouri. The obverse and reverse of the $5 gold coin are pictured above. The obverse was designed by Benjamin […]

U.S. Mint Shares Designs for 2016 National Park Service Commemoratives

The U.S. Mint has unveiled the final designs for the 2016 National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coins. The unveiling took place earlier today in Washington, D.C. and was attended by Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis, U.S. Representative Erik Paulsen, and National Park Foundation President and Chief Executive Officer Will […]

The CCAC’s Complete October Design Recommendations

Last week, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee made several recommendations for designs we can expect to see issued on coins and medals over the next few years. Two more Native American tribes will get their proposed Code Talkers medals recognizing service to the United States during World War I and World War II: the Saint Regis Mohawk […]

2017 America the Beautiful Program Design Candidates

The Citizen’s Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) is meeting this week in Washington, D.C. to discuss designs for upcoming U.S. coins and medals. Tomorrow, October 8, the committee will consider designs for the 2017 America the Beautiful quarter program; in preparation, the CCAC and the U.S. Mint have released images of designs to be considered for each […]

65th Infantry Regiment “Borinqueneers” Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

Under Public Law 113-120, a Congressional Gold Medal was authorized to be awarded to the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the “Borinqueneers”, in recognition of its pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and many acts of valor in the face of adversity. This Puerto Rican regiment of the United States Army participated in World War […]

Foot Soldiers of the Selma to Montgomery March Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

Under Public Law 114-5, a Congressional Gold Medal will be awarded to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The United States Mint recently released the design candidates […]

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin Design Candidates

The United States Mint has released the design candidate images for the 2016 Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin. This should represent the final release of the series honoring the former First Spouses of the United States of America. The design candidates for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coin join other previously released design […]

United States Mint Unused Coin Designs, Part 2

This post will conclude our look at some unused coin designs from various commemorative or rotating design coins issued by the United States Mint. The purpose of these posts is to provide a second look at some of the more distinctive or interesting unused coin designs of the past few years. The previous article examining […]