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Boy Scouts Silver Dollar Coins

The Boy Scouts Silver Dollar Coins were created first and foremost to commemorate more than 3.5 million of the Boy Scouts of America members in conjunction of the organization’s centennial anniversary in February 2010. The Boy Scouts of America Centennial Commemorative Coin Act was officially signed on October 8, 2008, which the minting and issuing of the commemorative silver dollar coins are made by the United States Mint, as authorized [...]

Peace Dollars: Commemorate the End of the First World War

The last silver dollar coin in US legal tender circulation was the Peace Dollar. It was so named because of the world “peace” inscribed near the bottom in the coin’s reverse side on all its mint versions from 1921 to 1936. A History The American Numismatic Association, through its editor Frank G, Duffield in its November 1918 edition of The Numismatist magazine, lobbied for a commemorative coin to celebrate the [...]

Eisenhower Dollar: The Nation’s first Non-Silver Dollar Coin

Issued by the US government from 1971 to 1978, the Eisenhower Dollar was a $1 coin struck in memory of the nation’s 34th President, Dwight D. Eisenhower who passed away in 1969. The coin also served to commemorate the Apollo 11 landing of the first man on the moon in the same year. It has been minted over an 8-year period and apart from being circulated in casinos and saved-up [...]

Investing in Early US Commemorative Coins

Auctions of below-mentioned coins can be found in Early US Commemorative Coin Auctions Among coin collectors or more technically known as numismatists, a commemorative coin provides a valuable snapshot of a significant event in the annals of a nation’s history. They are often minted in precious metals like gold, silver and platinum in 99.99% purity. Apart from their historical value, some getting museum-grade exhibition quality, they are considered investments that [...]