Coin Club is celebrating its 95th anniversary with a medal
celebrating Chicago’s past and present.
silver and gold medals will feature an obverse portrait of the original Ferris Wheel made for the 1893 World’s
Columbian Exposition in Chicago, and a modern view of the Chicago
skyline on the reverse.
“The reverse will feature the
inscription ‘CELEBRATING 95 YEARS OF CONTINUOUS MONTHLY MEETINGS’
along with the club’s motto, ‘Docendo Discimus — We Learn by
Teaching,’ ” a Chicago Coin Club release reads.
Finish copper medals are priced at $25. Those struck in .999 fine
silver will cost $80, and those struck in .999 fine gold will be sold
for $5,850. Prices are subject to reduction based on quantity ordered
"The number of silver and gold pieces
struck will be equal to those pre-ordered,” the club’s release states.
"Satin finish Copper mintage will be a minimum of 100, or a small
number over the number preordered, whichever figure is larger. Each
individual medal will be packaged with a printed history of the medal
and the Chicago Coin Club design."
Pre-orders can be
submitted through June 16. The medals will be issued during the Aug. 5
to 9 ANA
World’s Fair of Money in the Chicago area, at which the Chicago
Coin Club is serving as host club.