David Provost

David Provost is a numismatic writer and commemorative coin specialist. Among other roles, Provost has served as President of the North Carolina Numismatic Association (NCNA) and Editor of the club's quarterly NCNA Journal.
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The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Editor's Note: David Provost wrote the excellent Commemorative Stories series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration...
Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program, Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...
Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

The 1893 Isabella Quarter: Commemorative Stories

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   The 1893 Isabella quarter is much more than just one of two commemorative quarters issued during the classic era...
Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Link to Part I Approved When the Lafayette dollar was approved by President William McKinley on March 3, 1899, it...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VI

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part V

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...