Medals

CCAC to Discuss Designs for $1s, Platinum Eagles and Military MedalsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 16, to talk about designs concepts for Native American $1 Coins and American Platinum Eagles and to review candidate designs for two military medals.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to United States coins and medals […]

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George Washington & John Adams Presidential Silver Medals ReleasedThe United States Mint released today a pair of Presidential medals, the first in a new silver series, featuring George Washington and John Adams.

Sizes of the medals will look familiar as they are struck on the same planchets that are used for American Silver Eagles, with each featuring a composition in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver […]

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George Washington & John Adams Presidential Silver Medals Pricing and ImagesThe United States Mint this week updated its online store with information, images and pricing for the first two Presidential Silver Medals honoring George Washington and John Adams, the nation’s first and second Presidents.

Struck on the same planchets that are used to make American Silver Eagles […]

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World War I Centennial 2018 Navy Silver Medal PhotosThis article shows photos of World War I Centennial 2018 Navy Silver Medals. The medal is one of five from the United States Mint commemorating the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active during the First World War.

The United States Mint on Jan. 17 started selling proof silver medals with designs honoring and emblematic of the Navy, the Army, the Air Service, the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

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World War I Centennial 2018 Army Silver Medal PhotosOn Jan. 17, the United States Mint released silver medals with designs honoring the Army, the Navy, the Air Service, the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Conceived, developed and struck by the U.S. Mint to boost support for the congressionally directed World War I Centennial Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin Program […]

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OSS Awarded Congressional Gold MedalMembers of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) received a Congressional Gold Medal a week ago Wednesday, March 21, during a ceremony held in the U.S. Capital. The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence, preceding the CIA.

The medal recognizes the members of the OSS for their exemplary service and major contributions during World War II […]

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Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold MedalFormer Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Dole was presented the medal in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman.

Dole was born on July 22, 1923, in Russell, Kansas. In 1941, he enrolled at the University of Kansas as a pre-medical student but his collegiate studies were interrupted by WWII […]

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Filipino Veterans Awarded WWII Congressional Gold MedalAfter 75 long years, Filipino Veterans of World War II were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of their service during the war. The medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian awards and was presented Oct. 25 at a ceremony held in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

More than 250,000 Filipino soldiers served alongside U.S. soldiers in World War II, including more than 57,000 who died […]

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Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal DesignsDesigns for the congressional gold medal honoring World War II veteran and former U.S. Senate majority leader Bob Dole were unveiled and then reviewed Oct. 25 by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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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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