While the dime may be the smallest circulating coin in the United States, its significance certainly looms large. Designed to honor the late American President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Roosevelt Dime was first struck in Philadelphia on January 19, 1946.
On the 104th anniversary of the Mercury Dime’s October 30th, 1916 introduction, numismatists all around the country celebrate a treasure that forever changed the course of American coinage.
The Eisenhower Dollar, designed by Frank Gasparro, was the first Dollar Coin struck in over 35 years after the Peace Dollar’s mintage concluded in 1935. This coin was struck as a means of honoring our courageous and honorable 34th President, Dwight D. Eisenhower after his death in 1969.
It’s true, Rare Collectibles TV have recently added to our selection several coins from the West Point Mint Hoard!
One of the great shipwreck discoveries of the 21st Century was the SS Republic off the coast of Georgia. Discovered by Odyssey Marine Exploration in 2003, the sidewheel steamer ship had been carrying 51,000 coins and many other artifacts of American life from 140 years earlier.