Category Archives: African American Bronze and Silver Medals

Do You Have a Quarter? If Yes, Flip it Over You Might Have a Black History Collectible

If you have a quarter in your pocket right now I want you to flip it over. If it is dated 2009 and for Washington DC you would have the quarter with Duke Ellington on the reverse. A Black History … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Commorative Uncirculated and Proof Silver Dollar

The Jackie Robinson Commemorative Dollar Coin was also done in silver. We already know that the sale of the Uncirculated gold Jackie Robinson coin had very low sales. But we must not overlook the fact that the silver dollar had … Continue reading

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Jackie Robinson Gold $5 Uncirculated Coin is the Most Valuable of All Four Coins

As I mentioned in an earlier post there were four Jackie Robinson Commemorative Coins released by the US Mint. The most valuable of the four coins is the Uncirculated $5 Dollar Gold Coin. Why? Well I wondered that same question.. … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.4

The entire Little Rock Commemorative Coin and Medal Set sits inside a cardboard case on shiny stock. Did you know that only 25,000 units were available in 2007? The outside cover is the Certificate of Authenticity. The certificate was signed … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.3

The coins are encased inside an inner cover. There is narrative on each side which contains a history which the Little Rock Commemorative Coin and Medal Set is based. There is extensive writing on both sides of the inner case. … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.2

The United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set contains a bronze medal. Little Rock Nine 1½ inch bronze medal, which honored their selfless heroism during the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. The obverse of the medal … Continue reading

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United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set African American Coins-A Closer Look InsideThe Set Pt.1

Thought it would be helpful to see what the inside of the United States Mint Little Rock Coin and Medal Set looked like. Below is the obverse of the Silver Dollar The obverse (heads side) of the silver dollar, designed … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks Received Presidential Medal of Freedom

I found this blog post about Rosa Parks receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award from President Clinton. Click here to read the article on Rosa Parks Also, if you have not picked up your Rosa Parks Medal you can … Continue reading

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Quotes From Rosa Parks to Remember as You Look at The Bronze Medal

Have you ever looked at a coin or a medal and reflect on the life of the person who is one the coin? Well I have provided some quotes from Rosa Parks for you to reflect upon while looking at … Continue reading

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PGCS Wrote About the Passing of Legislation to Create a Bronze Medal for Rosa Parks

PGCS-The Professional Coin Grading Service wrote an article about the approval of the Rosa Parks Congressional Gold Medal  and the resulting bronze medal duplicates. Read the article, written in 1999 by the PGCS.  

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