Up for sale are 26 Franklin Mint Sterling Silver Medals and First Day Covers. This set of beautiful medals and first day covers, commemorating great historic sites of America has 26 of the original 50 from the early 1970s. 925 fine medal is 39mm in diameter and 16 dwt, (meaning the total sterling silver in the set is 650 grams), beautifully struck in deep cameo on the obverse, with a description of the historic site on the reverse.
The artistry of the coins is remarkable, so much nicer than the coins we are used to in our pocket change. The detail of the scene on each medal is remarkable. There is some toning on some of the medals. The set comes with the original collector's album (one album, each page with a place for the envelope and a place for the card describing the site). The first day covers have a clear plastic insert to display the medal.The medals included are as follows. First Confederate Capitol - Alabama. Castillo de San Marcos - Florida. City of Rocks - Idaho.
Lincoln's Home - Illinois. Split Rock Lighthouse - Minnesota.
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