Author Archives: MaggieJudkins

CCAC signs off on Dole medal design

In a brief meeting called Oct. 25, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee discussed and approved a final design for the Robert “Bob” Dole Congressional Gold Medal. Dole, 94, who served as a Kansas Senator for 27 years, is a former … Continue reading

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Apollo 11 designs considered

By Maggie Judkins The public’s artistic interpretation of the first manned moon landing was considered when the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met Oct. 18 to review design contest submissions for the obverse of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative coins. … Continue reading

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CCAC chooses quarter designs

Design submissions for the five 2019 America the Beautiful quarters and final designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal vied for members’ votes during the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee’s Sept. 19 meeting. The committee, whose responsibility is … Continue reading

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1891 $100 Silver Certificate a top lot

An 1891 “Monroe” $100 Silver Certificate, Fr. 344, sold for $152,700 in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Expo Signature Currency Auction, Sept. 7-12. Total for the sale was $3,909,242. All prices here include the 17.5 percent buyer’s premium. Graded PMG Choice … Continue reading

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