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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

February 23, 2021 - In 2018, the U.S. Mint released the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar Coin in commemoration of the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I. The design for both the obverse and reverse of the coin was selected based...

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...

Battle of Gettysburg Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 690—74TH CONGRESS H.R. 11533 June 16, 1936 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the...

Battle of Antietam Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 160—75TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 377—1ST SESSION S. 102 June 24, 1937 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of...