The Eisenhower dollar was the culmination of a long-running battle over the use of silver in coins.
I’ve enjoyed collecting Hard Times Tokens for many years now. These are some of the more notable ones in my collection.
If you’re head of state, you’ll be on coins– even if you last about as long as “The Chevy Chase Show.”
There are no shortage of myths when it comes to the Confederate States of America. It’s the same when it comes to Confederate coinage.
Can’t afford a coin? Wait for the restrike!
Henry Clay may have failed to win the Presidency on five different occasions, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t on a lot of tokens.
As mentioned in Part I, Napoleon Bonaparte was on plenty of his empire’s official coinage. That was also true of unofficial ones.
Why doesn’t Martin Luther King, Jr., have a U.S. Mint-issued coin honoring his life and commemorating his legacy?
It’s hard to believe that only one Supreme Court justice (who wasn’t previously President) has ever been on a government-issued coin.
“Am I Not a Woman & A Sister”: A Hard Times Token That Foreshadowed Even Harder Times Ahead. (UPDATED)
A look at one of the most famous, and consequential, Hard Times Tokens.