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American Legion 100th Anniversary Silver Dollar and Medal Set Released

Commemorating the American Legion’s founding, the United States Mint today released the American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set. This set includes one 2019-P Proof American Legion Silver Dollar and one American Veterans Silver Medal — both struck in 99.9% silver at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia. The silver dollar debuted […]

Medal of Honor is the military’s highest honor for valor

The highest award for valor in the U.S. military is The Medal of Honor. More than 3,500 men and one woman have been awarded the medal since President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill Dec. 21,1861 creating the medal, according to a Department of Defense report. Sgt. Charles Clinton Fleek, of Petersburg, Kentucky, was posthumously awarded the […]

Notts County fan wins league winner’s medals at auction

A lifelong fan of one of the founder members of the Football League has picked up a medal honouring one of his club’s title winners at an auction. The medal belonged to John Wren, who was part of Notts County’s Second Division-winning side of 1922-23. The lot was sold for £3,300 at Hansons Auctioneers in Etwall, […]