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Monthly Archives: February 2012
I found out that a prototype coin was created for Bessie Coleman. This coin was done by Daniel Carr and submitted to the Dollar Coin Advisory Committee consideration. This gifted designer choose Bessie Coleman to be on a proposed coin.”But … Continue reading
The Little Rock Commemorative Bronze and Silver Coin Set had a limited mintage. Actually only 25,000 bronze and silver coin sets were created. Read more about the coin set on the USMint.gov.
African American Coins-What Were the Other Choices for the Reverse of the District of Columbia’s Quarter Besides Duke Ellington?
Duke Ellington was not the only consideration for the reverse of the District of Columbia’s quarter reverse. Actually, Fredrick Douglas and Benjamin Banneker were options. A s you know, you never satisfy everyone. I personally am estatic about the choice … Continue reading
It was almost 24 hours before the celebration of a long time friend who was turning 60 years old. Yet, we still had not decided on a birthday present. Then it hit me. Why not give him a coin that … Continue reading
I promised that I would post to this site everyday during the month of February. So far I have kept my promise. Many of you may have visited in the past and I hope you continue to visit. I do, … Continue reading
Sue was sitting in the Doctors office waiting to be seen. She watched the tired faces of the people lining the walls of the office. The silence was deadly as each person waited in anticipation for their name to be … Continue reading
As I explore more and more about history of the Little Rock Commemorative Coin became curious about what they were doing since they were in High School. So, I found this article which gives a short summary. So read Where … Continue reading
African American Coins -Read What the US Mint’s Page for Young Collectors Have to Say About the Little Rock Commemorative Coin
The US Mint has a special section dedicated to educating young people called H.I.P. Pocket Change. Take a few seconds to read what they have shared with young folks about the Little Rock Commemorative Coin. You can get access to … Continue reading
Take a break and view the video segment of C-Span’s coverage of the entire discussion of the legislation for Little Rock Commemorative coin. Hear the discussion by our political leaders in 2005.
African American Coins-What Was the Public Law Behind the Creation of the Little Rock Commemorative Coin
What was the Public Law behind the creation of the Little Rock Commemorative Coin? Read PUBLIC LAW 109–146—DEC. 22, 2005 by clicking this link.