Medals

2018 WWI Centennial Silver Medal DesignsThe United States Mint announced designs Tuesday, Oct. 10, for the five silver medals that will be issued in conjunction with the commemorative 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar.

Designs for the silver dollar were unveiled one day earlier, on Monday, Oct. 9. It honors the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War. The companion silver medals pay homage to branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active in World War I […]

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OSS Medal Designs Reviewed

by Mike Unser on September 22, 2017 · 1 comment

OSS Medal Designs ReviewedRevised designs for a congressional gold medal honoring the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) went under review this week and two of them became the clear winners.

The medal along with bronze duplicates will honor members of the OSS for their service and contributions during World War II […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal PhotosThis article presents photos of a United States Mint flagship 225th anniversary product, the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal.

Released on June 14, the Philadelphia Mint-produced medal is composed from an ounce of 99.9% fine silver and features a collector proof finish […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal ReleaseToday, June 14, the United States Mint makes available the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal. Composed in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver, its price is $59.95.

The medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this year as a part of its 225th anniversary celebration and appears as a counterpart to the 2017 American Liberty Gold Coin, which is the Mint’s best-selling gold collectible this year with sales to date of 22,594 […]

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President Obama Receives Medals, Replicas Available for PublicEarlier today, Jan. 17, President Obama received bronze medals for each of his two terms in office. Replicas of them are now available to the public.

During a ceremony in the Oval Office, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson presented the medals […]

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Medal Designs RecommendedAlong with coins, the United States Mint has produced medals since the early days of the nation. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the U.S. Mint unveiled possible designs for a medal honoring Jacob Lew, the 76th and current secretary of the Treasury Department.

Four obverse and five reverse designs were presented for review before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts […]

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Pat Nixon, Betty Ford and Nancy Reagan Medals in First Spouse SetThe United States Mint is now accepting orders for its set of three bronze medals that feature former First Ladies Patricia Nixon, Betty Ford, and Nancy Reagan.

Medal obverses (heads side) offer a portrait of the honored first lady while reverses portray a scene symbolic of her life. These same designs were introduced earlier on 2016-W $10 First Spouse Gold Coins […]

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2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Photos and VideoIt took less than 10 minutes on Tuesday, Aug. 23, for the United States Mint to sell its silver Liberty medals. We were able to get a partial order with three medals to go through, paid extra to have them shipped overnight, and we now have a video and some photos of them for review.

Struck in 1 ounce of silver to a .999 purity with proof finish, the U.S. Mint allotted 12,500 per medal from two mints, West Point and San Francisco. Buyers able to beat the rush could order two from each minting facility at $34.95 apiece. They’re now selling in the secondary market for close to 5x their issue price […]

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2016 American Liberty Silver Medal Limits and Images UnveiledToday, Aug. 11, the United States Mint published product details for the 2016 American Liberty Silver Medals, including images of the pair and their limits.

Launching Tuesday, Aug. 23, the two 1-ounce, .999 fine silver medal versions of last year’s 2015 $100 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin are limited to 12,500 each and further restricted to 4 coins per household […]

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Obama Presidential Medal DesignsAlong with coins, the United States Mint has produced Presidential medals since the early days of the nation. Designs for medals honoring President Obama are now one step closer to production.

Design candidates for the two Obama Presidential medals were reviewed by Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) on June 16 and then by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on June 27. Both panels recommended the same designs […]

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