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Perth Mint’s World War I poster silver dollar...
by Jeff Starck When Australia went to war in the 1910s, artists went to work creating posters supporting the war effort. These posters are modern inspirations for an annual coin series issued by the Perth Mint. The Proof 2017 silver dollar, the fourth in the series that began in 2014, depicts a poster created in 1916 by the Young Men’s Christian Association.
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Bronze presidential medals struck by U.S. Mint...
by Paul Gilkes Collectors may now begin placing orders with the U.S. Mint for the two bronze presidential medals marking President Barack Obama’s two terms in office. For each, a 1.3125-inch version costs $6.95 and a 3-inch example is priced at $39.95.President Obama was presented 3-inch bronze examples of the two medals Jan. 17 during a brief ceremony in the Oval Office at the...
Medalcraft Mint wins contract to produce Trump...
by Paul Gilkes The Donald J. Trump official presidential inaugural medal will be the fifth consecutive presidential inaugural medal struck by the Medalcraft Mint. The Green Bay, Wis.-based private mint also received the contracts from the respective Presidential Inaugural Committees to strike the medals for the first and second terms, respectively, for Presidents George W. Bush and...