Sep 25, 2015
Beginning coin collectors learn many terms unknown to the
general public, and one of the first terms they encounter is
"VDB." These initials refer to Victor David Brenner, the
designer of the longest-running United States coin of all time, the
Who was originally hired by Theodore Roosevelt to redesign...
Sep 11, 2015
Memorial back or wheat back?
Did Ike really look like that?
And that Susan B. Anthony dollar - what was THAT all about?
Frank Gasparro was the Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, and it was his job to design our United States coins.
Here are his hits and misses.
For better or worse, the...