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 […]

Monuments Men & Rosebud Sioux Tribe Congressional Gold Medal Design Recommendations

This post will complete the series showcasing the design recommendations of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) for upcoming United States Mint coins and medals. At separate meetings held last month, each group reviewed design candidates provided by the United States Mint for two Congressional Gold Medals. The […]

CCAC and CFA Design Recommendation for Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) each provided the same design recommendation for the upcoming 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential Dollar during separate meetings held earlier this month. The United States Mint had prepared eight different design candidates featuring the 40th President. Both the CCAC and CFA recommended design candidate […]

Monuments Men & Rosebud Sioux Tribe Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

Completing the presentation of the design candidate images recently released by the United States Mint are the potential designs for two upcoming Congressional Gold Medals. Under Public Law 113-116, the Congressional Gold Medal is authorized to be awarded collectively to the Monuments Men in recognition of their heroic role in the preservation, protection, and restitution […]