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Karim Abdul-Jabbar

Karim Abdul-Jabbar Appointed to CCAC

Author and Hall of Fame basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the latest member of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).  While many Americans know him as an author or as an NBA legend, the coin collector community knows him as a collector of 1850 to

Third Deluxe Edition of Mega Red Now Available

Third Deluxe Edition of Mega Red Now Available

The ubiquitous Red Book is the gold standard for coin collectors. The expanded version, aptly named Mega Red, includes 1,504 pages that are more than 30 percent larger than those in the standard Red Book. The latest version is now on sale. Mega Red’s coverage

AMSA American Medal of the Year Awarded to Susan Taylor

The American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA) recently announced the winner of the American Medal of the Year Award. Susan Taylor, a Canadian artist, won for her Remembrance medal. It honors the heroic efforts of the Taylor’s grandfather, George Edie and his fellow comrades who fought in

African American Lady Liberty

African American Lady Liberty to Grace New Gold Coin

The U.S. Mint recently announced that the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin design will feature Liberty as an African-American woman. The new $100 gold coin joins part of a series of coins depicting Lady Liberty in a new and modern way.  “Lady Liberty,

Coin of the Year 2015

Finland and the United States were the top winners in the first round of judging in the Coin of the Year competition. Each nation won two of the 10 categories, while Italy, Japan, Canada, Great Britain, Austria, and the Cook Islands each won in a