Category Archives: Numismatics

Die Varieties of the “Washington Before Boston” Medal

September 8, 2012:  Washingtonia was the topic of this year’s gathering of the colonial coin elite at Rodger Siboni’s home in New Jersey.  New finds and discoveries were presented and some significant collections of Washingtonia were displayed. The highlight, in my opinion, was a New

CCAC Reviews Code Talker Medals

At its meeting in Washington on Tuesday, June 26, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee of the United States Mint considered candidate designs for four medals in the Code Talkers Recognition Congressional Medal Program. Congress awarded these medals “in recognition of the dedication and valor of

Coin of the Year Awards for 2010 Coins

By Donald Scarinci Israel won the coin of the Year for its 2010 Jonah in the Whale 2 Sheqalim coin.  The coin had been selected as the “most artistic” category winner. Judges for Krause Publications nominated 95 coins issued in 2010 from around the world