Tagged: Congressional Gold Medal

MLK’s Outstanding Numismatic Honors

Monday marks the day we honor civil rights activist and national hero Martin Luther King, Jr. whose contributions to our society changed the U.S. forever. During his lifetime, MLK won many awards, including the Nobel Peace Prize. Posthumously, a Congressional Gold Medal was issued in his and his wife’s honor. Last year, the U.S. Mint… Read more »

Code Talkers Finally Honored with Congressional Gold Medals

As far back as WWI, the U.S. military used ancient and rare Native American languages as codes over military radio. This was because our enemies abroad were listening. These languages were completely incomprehensible to them, making them the perfect code. The men that used these codes to convey essential information were called code talkers. Though… Read more »