Coining American Heroes

Bedard, Paul
November 2009
U.S. News Digital Weekly;11/13/2009, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p2
The article discusses the tradition of the U.S. to feature military organizations and units in coins. It cites a proposal to commemorate in coin the recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor, which was already passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by U.S. President Barack Obama. According to principal author, Pennsylvania Democratic Representative Christopher Carney, coining is part of the military tradition in the U.S. Also noted is Carney's passion for collecting coins.


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