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[[Image:PCGS 9347 - 1937-D 50C Oregon 1 a.jpg|thumb|right|300px|The OREGON 50C is well regarded Non-Circulating Early Commemorative design]]A '''Commemorative Coin''' is used to observe or pay tribute to an important event, special occasion, or milestone in history. Most are considered ''non circulating'' and are minted as collectible items only and sold at a premium above face value. Coins that have a commemorative theme and intended to be used for commerce are considered ''circulating'' commemoratives.
  
* [[Silver Commemorative]]
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== Types of Non-Circulating Commemorative Coins ==
 
 
* [[Gold Commemorative]]
 
  
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* Early [[Silver Commemorative]]
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* Early [[Gold Commemorative]]
 
* [[Modern Silver Commemorative]]
 
* [[Modern Silver Commemorative]]
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* [[Modern Gold Commemorative]]
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* [[Modern Commemorative Sets]]
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* [[Norse Medal]]
  
* [[Modern Gold Commemorative]]
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== Types of Circulating Commemorative Coins ==
  
* [[Norse Medal]]
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* [[50 State Quarters]]
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* [[America the Beautiful Quarters]]
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* [[Westward Journey Nickels]]
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* [[Lincoln Bicentennial Pennies]]
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* [[Presidential $1 Coins]]
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* [[Native American $1 Coins]]

Latest revision as of 11:01, 20 October 2012

The OREGON 50C is well regarded Non-Circulating Early Commemorative design
A Commemorative Coin is used to observe or pay tribute to an important event, special occasion, or milestone in history. Most are considered non circulating and are minted as collectible items only and sold at a premium above face value. Coins that have a commemorative theme and intended to be used for commerce are considered circulating commemoratives.

Types of Non-Circulating Commemorative Coins

Types of Circulating Commemorative Coins