Category Archives: Black Patriots Commemorative Coin

Ed Dwight, African American Sculptor, Air Force Test Pilot,Trained Astronaut, Systems Engineer, Real Estate Developer and Sculptor Designed the Reverse of the Black Patriot Coin

An amazing man Ed Dwight, the first African American to be trained as an astronaut, designed the Black Patriots Memorial, including the image on the coin’s reverse side of the Black Patriot Commemorative Coin. He had many careers and his … Continue reading

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Crispus Attucks Commemorative Silver Dollar 1998-The First Black Patriot to Die in the Revolutionary War

When most people think of the men who fought for the United States’ freedom, many are unaware¬† that the first patriot to die was an African American man named Crispus Attucks. He was killed by the British in the Boston … Continue reading

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