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Friday April 19, 2013
Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Monday April 15, 2013
Learn about Olympic medals, which are some of the rarest and most recognized medals in the world. As well, discover some interesting facts about these medals.
Monday February 4, 2013
Small sports medals awarded in the 1940s and 1950s by the newspaper included many common, but also uncommon, events.
Tuesday January 29, 2013
When American Numismatic Association member Greg Schenewerk and his bronze Carnegie Medal for Heroism appear on an upcoming episode of The History Channel’s popular series “Pawn Stars,” the ANA’s Summer Seminar will be the likely beneficiary of the taping.
Friday January 4, 2013
December marked the 151st anniversary of the Medal of Honor. A small and distinct group of military members have been graced with the honor of being presented with this historic medal. Learn more about how it came into existence and some interesting history associated with the medal.