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  • Sold Date: Feb 19, 2007
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FRANKLIN MINT HISTORY OF AMERICAN WEST SILVER COIN SET Welcome to another Auction from Auction Mojo. We make every effort to provide the most interesting and sought after auctions. Please review the details of the item being offered, the shipping costs (by using the built in calculator) and payment methods. We hope you enjoy your ebay experience. Please see our other auctions under our other screen name, auctionmojo012B.
FRANKLIN MINT THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WEST SILVER COIN SET This auction is for a 50 Piece History of The American West First Day Cover Collection issued by The Franklin Mint. This set is contained in 2 binders, Volume I and Volume II. The set features a First Day Cover stamp with a coin depicting important historical dates and events in the development of the Western Frontier. Each First Day Issue Stamp envelope contains a 24 karat gold electroplated on a 1 ounce .925 Sterling Silver proof coin. The coins are 1-1/2" diameter. T are 50 total coins! Each envelope is postmarked from the town and state depicted on the coin, and each comes with a separate brown card with a factual history about that particular event. The postmarks range from 1974 - 1978 and on the back of the envelope is the Certificate of Authenticity for each. The cover page of each album reads "The Franklin Mint History Of The American West - First Edition Proof Set 24Kt Gold on Sterling Silver - Minted and Issued In Personalized Cachets Exclusively for Franklin Mint Collectors". Some of the historical events featured are: - Louisiana Territory Annexed to the Union - Gadsden Strip Purchased from Mexico - Founding of Fort Leavenworth - Battle of Little Bighorn - Defense of the Alamo - Innauguration of Overland Mail Service - Opening of the Chisholm Trail - Many, Many More! The coins are in mint, unopened condition. Some of the envelopes have yellowed slightly around the edges over the years. Also, the volume one binder is warped from storage, and the last page has some discoloration and small pen marks (see photo). A very impressive and unique history of the American West. Good luck bidding on this Franklin Mint Proof Set!
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