Tag Archives: Blacks On Coins

Museum Of UnCut Funk Meets Steve Adubato On One On One

Museum Of UnCut Funk Meets Steve Adubato On One On One

Guess who met Steve Adubato on his One On One TV program!!

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Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk 2

Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk 2

Back in June, Collector’s Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot featuring our collection for their new website. We posted pictures from the shoot in the pix section of the Museum. We posted the first two videos from the shoot in the Funky Stuff section of the Museum. Here are the next three videos from the shoot. Again, we were very excited about the opportunity to talk to Collector’s Quest because they are one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Collector’s Quest Visits The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Back in June, Collector’s Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot featuring our collection for their new website. We posted pictures from the shoot in the pix section of the Museum. We were very excited about the opportunity to talk to Collector’s Quest because they are one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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Collectors Quest Video Shoot At The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Collectors Quest Video Shoot At The Museum Of UnCut Funk

Today, Collectors Quest visited The Museum of UnCut Funk to do a video shoot for their website. It was an awesome experience. Our collection will be showcased on one of the premiere collector community websites in the country.

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Slave Tokens Are Funky Too!!!

Slave Tokens Are Funky Too!!!

There are several United States commemorative coins, medals and medallions that celebrate the lives and accomplishments of Black activists, athletes, educators, entertainers, inventors, leaders and patriots as well as seminal events and institutions in Black History. These coins, medals and medallions are a part of The Museum Of UnCut Funk Collection and are currently traveling to museums and cultural centers across the country as a part of our For The Love Of Money: Blacks On U.S. Currency exhibition. Anti-Slavery Tokens are also an important part of our collection and traveling exhibition.

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The Bessie Coleman Golden Coin

The Bessie Coleman Golden Coin

In 1998, the Dollar Coin Design Advisory Committee (DCDAC) was convened with the purpose of deciding what woman to portray on a new US “Golden” $1 circulating coin. Committee members included Mint Director Philip Diehl and Delaware Congressman Michael Castle. A brass concept coin featuring Bessie Coleman was designed and presented to the committee in person by Daniel Carr. At one point in the DCDAC deliberations, the Bessie Coleman proposal was in second place behind Sacagawea as the committee’s choice.

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The Kingdom Of The Zulu Medallion

The Kingdom Of The Zulu Medallion

The Zulus are one of the best known and most respected nations in Africa. The present ruling monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini, is a direct descendent of King Shaka, the founder of the Zulu nation. The year 2009 marks the 38th Anniversary of the reign of King Zwelithini.

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For The Love Of Money

For The Love Of Money

 

One More for the Money

Clarence Holbert has made a career of having designs on currency.

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Funky Dollar Bill Ya’ll

Funky Dollar Bill Ya’ll

 

By now the whole world knows we have a Black man in the White House. But did you know that there are also Black folks on money? Talkin’ bout’ cash money, dollar bill ya’ll? Did you know that Black folks have also designed money?

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