Medals

NGC Certifies Rare Medal Struck for 1970 Brazilian Soccer Team Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified a very rare gold medal struck by Mexico for the Brazilian soccer team to celebrate them as the first to win three World Cups. The historic feat was achieved in 1970 in Mexico, which hosted the World Cup tournament that year.

The medal was purchased in a private sale and recently submitted to NGC, which graded it NGC MS 66 […]

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2020 Coast Guard Medal Designs ReviewedThe United States Mint unveiled 18 candidate designs earlier this month for the 2.5-ounce .999 fine Coast Guard Silver Medal for 2020. The medal celebrates the U.S. Coast Guard and is part of the Mint’s upcoming series of products honoring the nation’s armed forces.

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) reviewed the designs on Oct. 16 and the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) reviewed them on Oct. 18 […]

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2020 Air Force Medal Designs ReviewedProposed designs were reviewed and resulting recommendations made for the upcoming Air Force Medal.

The 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver medal, set for release in 2020, is one of two that will introduce the U.S. Mint’s Armed Forces Medal series that celebrates the nation’s military branches […]

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World War I Centennial 2018 Marine Corps Silver Medal PhotosThe United States Mint on Jan. 17 started selling proof silver medals honoring the U.S. Marines Corps, the Army, the Navy, the Air Service, and the U.S. Coast Guard.

They are produced to support the commemorative World War I Centennial Silver Dollars which Congress authorized under Public Law 113-212 to memorialize America’s involvement in WWI […]

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2020 Coast Guard Silver Medal Candidate Designs UnveiledIn 2020, the Armed Forces Silver Medal series from the United States Mint will start celebrating branches of the military with 2-inch medals struck in 2.5 ounces of .999 fine silver.

These medals mark a first for the U.S. Mint as each will honor a military branch as a whole and for the entirety of its mission […]

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2020 Air Force Silver Medal Candidate Designs UnveiledThe United States Mint this week advanced its upcoming series of Armed Forces Silver Medals by unveiling candidate designs for the first two military branches up for honors — the Air Force and the Coast Guard.

Both medals will launch in 2020, featuring large 2-inch formats and containing 2.5 ounces of .999 fine silver […]

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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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