Majesty and Metal: Queen Elizabeth II on Coins

Majesty & Metal: Queen Elizabeth II on Coins

At age 94, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in the world. She’s known for the immense moral support she provided to the British people during World War II and for her longevity. She’s also known for modernizing the British monarchy and for her love of corgis. Beyond the information in history books and…

7 Military Medals: Their Metals and Meanings

The Metals & Meanings Behind 7 Military Medals

Is a Bronze Star really bronze? Is a Silver Star really silver? The precious metals content and meaning behind many of America’s military medals and awards might surprise you. “Few inventions could be more happily calculated to diffuse the knowledge and preserve the memory of illustrious characters and splendid events than medals,” Col. David Humphreys,…