1981 American Arts Mark Twain Gold Bullion - 1oz. gold!

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 29, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

1981 MARK TWAIN AMERICAN ARTS GOLD MEDALLION COIN !

(CONTAINS 1 OUNCE OF GOLD!)

The issues were sold directly by the Mint to the public. Initially t was a limit of six coins per purchaser and buys were made on the previous days spot gold price. Then, the limit was removed and dealers started purchasing larger quantities.

Analysis and Outlook, a gold bullion newsletter, featured an in-depth article on the melting of these medallions. The results follow:

DATE DESIGN OZ. MINTAGE MELTED SUPPLY 1980 Grant Wood 1 313,000 47,000 266,000 1980 Marian Anderson 1/2 280,000 42,000 238,000 1981 Mark Twain 1 116,000 10,000 106,000 1981 Willa Cather 1/2 97,000 8,000 89,000 1982 Louis Armstrong 1 409,000 341,000 68,000 1982 Frank Lloyd Wright 1/2 348,000 290,500 57,5000 1983 Robert Frost 1 391,000 342,500 48,500 1983 Alexander Calder 1/2 75,000 63,000 12,000 1984 Helen Hayes 1 34,000 0 34,000 1984 John Steinbeck 1/2 33,000 0 33,000

This is your opportunity to own a piece of American numismatic history! This highly collectible American Arts Gold Medallion was issued by the U.S. Treasury Department in 1981 in very low production numbers. The U.S. Government is the guarantor of the one ounce gold content in this medallion.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BROCHURE ENTITLED "1981 AMERICAN ARTS GOLD MEDALLIONS" WITH THE BEIGE-COLORED BACKGROUND PAGES IS NOT INCLUDE
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