Two gold medals issued to the prize sponsors who prompted Charles Lindbergh’s historic 1927 transatlantic flight in his plane the Spirit of St. Louis will be offered at a Sotheby’s decorative art auction in New York on April 26. The medals are attached to silk tricolor ribbons and the obverse of each depicts the Spirit of St. Louis flying over choppy seas.
The Proof American Eagle silver dollar that will be included in two limited-edition 2017 sets will be a 2017-S coin, struck at the San Francisco Mint, and not a West Point Mint strike. The 2017-S coin will be part of the 2017 Congratulations set, which will be released April 4, and in the 2017 Limited-Edition Silver Proof set, which is to be issued later in the calendar year.
Advocates of abolishing the $1 Federal Reserve note are at it again, this time hoping that President Donald Trump and conservative Republicans will finally side with their three-pronged approach to revamping the nation’s currency system.
The Langbord family’s quest to keep 10 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagles will reach what may be its final step on April 13, when the Supreme Court will consider whether it will hear the case.
A gilded copper medal considered by some political items collectors to be the rarest among Martin Van Buren 1836 political campaign medals highlights Heritage Auctions’ 507-lot sale of Americana and political collectibles May 13 in Dallas.
An Apollo 15 Robbins medal struck using metal from a 1715 Silver Plate Fleet silver bar flown aboard the 1971 space mission is coming to auction in mid-April by RR Auction.
With the 2016 conclusion of the 10-year Presidential $1 Coin Program, one might assume an end of sales for the Presidential $1 Coin Covers. Not so. The U.S. Mint continues to offer coin covers for Presidential dollars dating as far back as 2009.
Legislation introduced in the House and Senate would authorize gold $5 half eagles and silver dollars in 2020, while a separate bill seeks a congressional gold medal, all to honor the late heavyweight boxing champion, philanthropist and humanitarian Muhammad Ali.
These coins are tiny in comparison to other California gold issues. Struck in 1852, they were meant to take some of the pressure off of quarter dollar, half dollar and dollar coins that we running low.
This is the finest known Kagin-8 G. Beaded Border variety, and the commentary defends that claim. The lot description concludes, “Whether you appreciate this beauty at arm’s length or under low magnification, you will come away knowing that you have just seen something special, something that is liable to make all others of its kind seem blemished or diminished in...