United States Mint

September 15, 2016
Gold Versions of Weinman Coinage Show His Work’s Enduring Popularity premium
Adolph A. Weinman designed some of America’s most memorable coinage. A skilled sculptor and engraver, his architectural work is still prominently displayed in monuments and buildings all over United States cities.   But Weinman is probably best remembered for his medalist and numismatic work. In 1916, the U.S. Mint released three of his designs as circulating currency–each a masterpiece in […]
May 29, 2016
The Power of the Archive in a Digital World premium
Suddenly, the world has gone digital. Numismatics is no exception. But Digital History and Academic New Media don’t seek to—and could never—replace good old-fashioned archival work. Indeed, done well, these new methods rely heavily on the archive to bring new perspectives on seemingly well-worn topics, or cast light on long-forgotten ones. In this short piece IDP […]