Notable News (February 7-13, 2024)

Published February 13, 2024 | 1 min read

By Darcie Graybill

This week’s headlines include 2024 Olympic medals, Dominican Republic bank notes, and the CSNS May convention.

The U.S. Mint celebrated the Reverend Dr. Pauli Murray quarter during an event in Baltimore, Maryland, held in partnership with the Smithsonian American Women’s History Museum.

Photo: U.S. Mint

The Paris 2024 Olympic medals will contain iron from the Eiffel Tower. The ironwork incorporated into the awards had been removed during earlier renovations made to the iconic landmark.

Photo: Getty Images/Mikalai Manyshau

Washington University’s Olin Library in St. Louis, Missouri, currently has seven numismatic displays that are now open to the public. The exhibits will run through July 7, 2024. 

Photo: Washington University’s Olin Library

The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic has announced that a new 100 pesos bank note, dated 2023, will circulate in the Dominican Republic.

Photo: Getty Images/eugenesergeev

The Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) will launch the State Showcase, a new program to honor all 13 states that comprise the region, at the 2024 CSNS annual convention held May 2-4 in Schaumburg, Illinois. 

Photo: Getty Images/William Reagan (field) & Central States Numismatic Society