Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ex chief engraver recalls President Reagan’s medal

Ex chief engraver recalls President Reagan’s medal. This article From the Memory Bank series was first published in the April 27, 2015 issue of Coin World, available here. Chief Sculptor-Engraver Elizabeth Jones knew her first project would entail designing President Reagan’s medal for the U.S. Mint’s Presidential series. She had hoped for some time with […]

U.S. Coin Basics: Sacagawea Dollar

The dollar coin never encountered by most Americans After years of trying to trying to downplay what many had considered one of the United States’ greatest coinage failures, the U.S. Treasury Department on Oct. 21, 1997, did an about face. In testimony before the House Banking Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy Nancy Killefer, […]