First in an annual series of Franklin Mint Freedom Plates issued in 1977 featuring the Marquis de LaFayette. The plate itself is 8 in diameter and solid sterling silver. The scene in the center is 24 karat gold electroplate and the wording on the rim is etched and inlaid in 24 karat gold. CoA with serial # 324 matching the silver medallion on the back of the plate. Has been in frame and well cared for, but minor wear as expected for its age.All original paperwork, library book slipcase, and box included. I will insure for the full value of the sale of the plate. The item "Solid Sterling Silver Franklin Mint'73 Freedom plate Marquis de Lafayette withCoA" is in sale since Sunday, September 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Franklin Mint\Collector Plates". The seller is "ridinghiscoattails" and is located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.