Category Archives: African American Bronze and Silver Medals

A Keepsake Set of Bronze Medals with a few Civil Rights Leaders is Available at the US Mint

This is a selection of four bronze miniature replicas of Congressional Gold Medals honoring only a few of leaders and activist of the civil rights movement. There are, of course, many more but these are more well known. These Medals … Continue reading

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Lawrence Eugene Doby was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball (MLB) who was the second black player to break baseball’s color barrier and the first black player in the American League. A native … Continue reading

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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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