Medals

John Quincy Adam United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and Louisa Adams First Spouse Medal Sets are now available and priced at $7.95 each. The set was released Wednesday, September 3, and includes an uncirculated John Quincy Adam Presidential dollar coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of the Louisa Adams First Spouse gold […]

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Exhibit will be replaced by “Money of the Civil War” in October "The Medal Is the Message: Global Ideas in Handheld Sculpture," an innovative exhibit at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, is closing on Sept. 15, and will be replaced by "A House Divided: Money of the Civil War," opening on Oct. 9. "Global […]

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Jackson Liberty First Spouse gold coins will be available from the United States Mint on Thursday, August 28. The 1/2-ounce proof and uncirculated versions are priced at $619.95 and $599.95, respectively. Both versions have a face value of $10, are composed of 24-karat gold, and have a total mintage of 40,000.

Jackson Liberty First Spouse gold proof and uncirculated coins

The current prices are the same as the Louisa Adams and Elizabeth Monroe spouse gold coins, even though gold has come down in price recently. (See live spot bullion prices.) Ironically, the 2007 Dolley Madison proof and uncirculated versions are still available and priced at $529.95 and $509.95, respectively.

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The James Monroe United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin and Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse Medal Set is now available for a price of $7.95. The set was released Wednesday, August 6, and includes an uncirculated Monroe Presidential dollar coin and a bronze medal bearing the likeness of the Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse gold coin. James […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint has proudly produced over 20,000 commemorative finisher medals for the upcoming HBC Run for Canada. This event, aimed at supporting Canadian athletes, includes a 10 km run, 3 km walk and 1 km kids run. It will take place in fifteen communities across Canada on July 1st. "The Mint is delighted […]

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Largest Collection Ever of Historic Law Badges, Martial Arms & Militaria, and Fine Arms & Sporting Guns Expected to Total Over $2.7 Million in Greg Martin Auctions on June 16-17. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, MAY 20, 2008 – Greg Martin Auctions has announced its Summer Sale will be held on June 16 – 17, 2008, at […]

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President Bush honors Dr. Michael E. DeBakey and commemorates his many life accomplishments and contributions to the nation with the Congressional Gold Medal at the United States Capitol Rotunda on April 23, 2008.

Dr. Michael DeBakey Congressional Gold Medal

The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest civilian award which may be bestowed by the United States Congress. Each Congressional Gold Medal is individually designed to reflect the accomplishments of the recipient. Public law also authorizes the United States Mint to produce and sell bronze reproductions of the medal.

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Not many people understand the connection between Edgar Allan Poe and the City of Baltimore, home to the 2008 World’s Fair of Money®. But anyone purchasing a 117th Anniversary ANA Convention medal will own a striking collectible and gain a greater understanding of Poe’s connection to the city where he lived, wrote, died and was […]

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The 2008 First Spouse gold coins and bronze medal honoring Elizabeth Monroe are now on sale by the United States Mint. The Monroe gold coins are the first for 2008 and fifth in the First Spouse Gold Coin Series – a series that started off blazing hot.

Elizabeth Monroe First Spouse Gold Coins

The first three spousal coins were on fire and sold out within hours of their release. Secondary markets through eBay and the likes could not hold enough of the coins and their resell values were through the roof.

The market for spousal coins started teetering before the Dolley Madison gold coins were released. The Elizabeth Monroe coins are attractive collector coins and it will be interesting to see how, if at all, the market for the series will change with their release. As of late, volatile gold prices throws in an extra air of unpredictability.

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A rare collection of medals valued in the millions but considered priceless national treasures were recovered after they were stolen from New Zealand’s Waiouru Army Museum on December 2, 2007. 96 medals that were awarded to 12 of New Zealand’s most decorated war heroes were stolen, including: Nine Victoria Crosses Two George Medals One Albert […]

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