National Commemorative Medals of the United States Mint (1940-Present)

Number of
Required Items
181
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
46.048
Commemorative medals released by the U.S. Mint were not meant for circulation, but serve the same purpose as the circulating commemorative issues. The National commemorative medals are approved by a vote of Congress. The bill is then signed by the U.S. President. In many cases, the Mint was authorized to produce large numbers of these issues. However, the actual mintages of some are much lower, resulting in many issues being quite rare.

The National commemorative medals were originally catalogued by Howard L. Turner. A more recent and comprehensive catalogue has been published by John T. Dean in his book, the National Commemorative Medals of the United States Mint.

Not required in this set are the following medals which are unique and in many cases, unobtainable:
1960 National Pony Express Centennial Gold
1960 National Pony Express Founders Platinum
1962 MacArthur Memorial Foundation Gold
1964 ILGWU 50th Anniversary Silver
1968 Walt Disney Productions Gold
1969-P Westminster College & Winston Churchill Memorial Gold
1970-P South Carolina Tricentennial Large Gold
1970-P South Carolina Tricentennial Small Gold
1972-P Roberto Walker Clemente Gold

Notes: This set is a work in progress. If the Mint produces more issues, they may be added to this Registry composite. This set has bonuses. Please see the Set Composition for a listing.

All-Time Finest (All Eras)

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 psc UPDATED 71.82% 66.78 67.61 36.66
psc
2 PMH UPDATED 32.60% 67.38 67.96 11.89
PMH
3 The DS Collecton UPDATED 10.50% 55.53 55.73 04.15

Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 psc UPDATED 71.82% 66.78 67.61 36.66
psc
2 PMH UPDATED 32.60% 67.38 67.96 11.89
PMH
3 The DS Collecton UPDATED 10.50% 55.53 55.73 04.15