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Tampa Bay Coin Club donates medals to Money Museum

The Tampa Bay Coin Club donated two of their club medals to the Money Museum at FUN this year. The first medal struck in this commemorative series was in 2013 and celebrates the 500th Anniversary of Florida’s discovery by Ponce De Leon. ...
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Gold Star Mothers' Trips to WW I Battlefields Medals

From 1930 to 1933 the United States War Department sponsored trips to the battlefields and cemetaries in France for the widows and mothers of fallen soldiers.
Written by Paul G. Lajoie at 16:40

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Zachary Taylor, a Mexican-American War icon

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.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Rarity, not metal content, make Olympic Medals special collector items

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.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Defunct newspaper the New York Daily Mirror issued medals for sporting events

Small sports medals awarded in the 1940s and 1950s by the newspaper included many common, but also uncommon, events.
Written by Paul G. Lajoie at 00:00

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