George Washington - George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States and is a well known face on American coins. Washington has been on the Quarter (designed by John Flanagan) since 1932. All Americans know his history well, so here is a short bio of this remarkable man for the rest of us.
2010 America the Beautiful Quarters Program - 2010 America the Beautiful Quarters is part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Silver Proof Set series and was the 1st set to be released. Covers Hot Springs National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Mount Hood National Forest.
America the Beautiful Quarters Overview - America the Beautiful Quarters program series and was launched by the US Mint in 2010 to commemorate the most cherished National Parks and other National sites. Each year 5 quarters of different designs are minted and released as both Proof and Uncirculated. The series consists of 56 coins and runs from 2010 until 2021 inclusive.
2012 America the Beautiful Quarters Program - 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters is part of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Silver Proof Set series and was the 3rd set to be released. Covers El Yunque, Puerto Rico; Chaco Culture, New Mexico; Acadia National Park, Maine; Hawai’i Volcanoes, Hawaii and Denali, Alaska
2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Program - 2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Program features Gettysburg National Military Park, Glacier National Park, Olympic National Park, Vicksburg National Military Park and Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
History of the Gold Double Eagle Coin - This article covers the history of the Gold Double Eagle, which is an American Gold coin that was minted between 1849 and 1933. The article covers how the coin got its name and a description of the major and minor variations.
The Draped Bust Silver Dollar Series - The new Draped Bust design silver dollar was introduced in October of 1795 and 42,738 examples were struck before the end of the year. These coins are proportionately less rare than the earlier flowing hair design, but there are 30 or so, MS-64 or MS-65 examples.
Coin Collecting – US Cents of the 1940′s - Back in World War II- especially in 1943 – the metal demand for the war efforts in Europe changed the way pennies were made. The U.S. mint was home trying to find a way to decrease their use of copper so the copper in turn could be used to produce shell casings, bullets, bombs and guns for the troops.