Pages related to: Military

Veterans Day

November 5, 2018 - Why Veterans Day? On November 11, 1918, a peace agreement called an “armistice” ended the fighting of World War I and went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. The world hoped that...

Filipino Veterans of World War II Bronze Medal

January 18, 2018 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented collectively to Filipino Veterans of World War II who served honorably in an active duty status between July 26, 1941 and December 31, 1946, under the command of...

World War I Centennial Army Medal

January 17, 2018 - The World War I Centennial Silver Medals are being issued in conjunction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. This five-medal program features obverses (heads) and reverse (tails) designs that pay homage to each branch of the...

World War I Centennial Navy Medal

January 17, 2018 - The World War I Centennial Silver Medals were issued in conjunction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. The obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs of these medals honor each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces active...

World War I Centennial Marine Corps Medal

January 17, 2018 - The World War I Centennial Silver Medals were issued in conjunction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. The obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs of these medals honor each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces active...

World War I Centennial Air Service Medal

January 17, 2018 - The World War I Centennial Silver Medals were issued in conjunction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar. The obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs of these medals honor each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces active...

World War I Centennial Silver Medals Program

September 27, 2018 - The World War I Centennial Silver Medals are being issued in conjunction with the congressionally authorized World War I Centennial Silver Dollar.  This five-medal program features obverse (heads) and reverse (tails) designs that pay homage to each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces...

World War I Centennial Silver Dollar

October 10, 2017 - More than four million American families sent their sons and daughters to serve in uniform during the Great War. 116,516 U.S. soldiers gave their lives in combat. Another 200,000 were wounded, a casualty rate far greater than in World War...

In Remembrance

May 24, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn May 26, 2017 For the versed numismatist, the story of how coinage changes during times of war and conflict is a familiar one. From variations in design to adjustments in metallic composition, U.S. coinage serves as a window...