This week's Featured Web Site is suggested by John and Nancy Wilson, who write:
Here is a site that gives information on challenge coins. Lots of people along with our military carry challenge coins. The MPC Fest in Ohio is always well attended and probably raises enough money for several scholarships to the ANA Summer Seminar. Fests are held annually at many coin shows. Challenge coins are a great collecting area and were sure that some E-Sylum readers aren't aware of them as a collectible.
The page does have some nice images of challenge coins, including a good one of President Bill Clinton with a display of his challenge coins. While it's a fair overview, it's far from authoritative. There are spelling and grammar errors throughout, including "dye" instead of "die". There are several questionable statements, such as "Challenge coins are mostly made out of precious metals..." This page looks like it's part of a "content farm", set up to snare people into clicking on related ads. But as long as you don't take the site's words as gospel, it's a decent starting point.
Wayne Homren, Editor
The Numismatic Bibliomania Society is a non-profit organization
promoting numismatic literature. See our web site at coinbooks.org.
To submit items for publication in The E-Sylum, write to the Editor
at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe go to: https://my.binhost.com/lists/listinfo/esylum
Copyright © 1998 - 2012 The Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS)
All Rights Reserved.
NBS Home Page
Contact the NBS webmaster