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 series...

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

by David Provost for CoinWeek... Editor's Note: David Provost writes the excellent "Commemorative Stories" series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration of...

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 II)...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out Part I of the Lafayette Dollar story by clicking...

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 from...

Commemorative Stories: The 1893 Isabella Quarter

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 from...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins...

First Read: Howland Wood’s The Commemorative Coinage of the United States

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Numismatic Notes & Monographs,...

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 from...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs took up the...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III. The third session of the House hearings...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.   The House Subcommittee on...

CoinWeek Podcast #57: The 1982-D Washington Half Dollar & The...

CoinWeek Podcast #57:  The 1982-D Washington Half Dollar & The Birth of the Modern Commemorative Coin Era Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free...

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

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. Following the conclusion of its hearings, the House Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs...