Colloquial Names of British Coins and their Origins Colloquial Names of British Coins and their Origins - Over the years most British coins have picked up colloquial names, nicknames such as quids, bobs and tanners. Some of these terms are so old that their etymology is no longer clear, but here are a few of the more famous names.
Flying Eagle Cents Flying Eagle Cents – History - In 1856 the US Mint began producing a smaller, lighter one cent coin. The Flying Eagle Cent was the first of what collectors now refer to as "Small Cents" but it was not popular.
2011 Quarter Gettysburg Pennsylvania Reverse The Gettysburg National Park Quarter - The sixth coin in the United States Mint's America the Beautiful Quarters series celebrates the United States Military Park at Gettysburg.
2011 America the Beautiful Quarters Program 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.