HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. 200 Large Solid Bronze Medals.10 Display Boards and Wooden Dispaly Case. Box Set of 200 Information Pamphlets. Hardcover Book Titled "The Franklin Mint History Of The United States". TOTAL WEIGHT: Approximately 35 pounds.
Each Medal is protected by a plastic case (removable) BRONZE COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL 45 mm DIAMETER - 1.75 inch diameter. Hallmarked Edges "The Franklin Mint Solid Bronze". Each Display board is 14 inches by 11 inches.
With 2-inch diameter slots to hold the medals and their protective plastic cases. The 10 display boards hold 20 medals each.
Thje wooden dispaly box, holds the 10 display boards. This set is about 40 years old. The medals are beautiful, with some showing slight toning. Some of ther plastic cases have slight wear.The display boards show slight wear. The wooden case has slight wear and a couple of minor surface scratches. The book has slight wear. The Box set of 200 pamphlets has slight wear. This complete set is NOT mint, but it is beautiful and would make a nice addition to your collection.
One box will contain the 10 display boards and medals. The other box will contain the wooden box, book, and box set of pamphlets.
Year by year, from the independence of the United States in 1776, for a period of two hundred years, The Franklin Mint History of the United States depicts the "event of the year" selected from those listed on the reverse of each medal. This medallic history tells the story of. As it has never been told before. Starting in the mid-1960s, the Franklin Mint produced 24,836 Proof-Like Solid Bronze sets. Each medal is 45mm (millimeters) or slightly larger than 1 3/4 inch diameter.
The Proof-like finish is very close to Proof quality, but produced at greater speed with minor surface imperfections being acceptable; still equal to to many specimens normally considered "Proof" by collectors. Solid Franklin Bronze is the Franklin Mint's premium-quality wrought bronze alloy, with higher than usual nickel content and a distinctive rose-gold color.
The alloy was originally called Franklin Nickel-Bronze. The item "Franklin Mint History of the United States. Complete Set of 200 Medals and Book" is in sale since Wednesday, February 8, 2012. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "sgissin" and is located in Twin Falls, Idaho.
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