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2022-01-17 16:00:00

An Old Design on a New Coin: Laura Gardin Fraser's Talent Finally Recognized

In the history of American coinage, the list of women who have designed coins has remained few. While Emily Damstra and Jennie Norris join that list with their stunning American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle designs, another woman is also finally being honored by having her design on circulating coinage: Laura Gardin Fraser.

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2021-10-18 18:02:00

The Long Journey to the Creation of the Oregon Trail Commemorative Half Dollar

This month marks the 95th anniversary of the inception of the Oregon Trail commemorative Half Dollar, the longest-running commemorative coin ever struck by the U.S. Mint, and one of the most widely collected coins from its period.