ALASKA MINT OFFICIAL STATE MEDALLION PROOF 1995 PUFFINS

ALASKA MINT OFFICIAL STATE MEDALLION 1995 PUFFIN FROM THE ONLY COMPANY THAT MINTS ALL THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALASKA SILVER & GOLD MEDALLIONS
ANNUAL DATED STATE MEDALLION SERIES BEGAN IN 1989 with authorization to mint granted by the Alaska legislature in 1988 ( AS 44.09.017.) IN 1992 THE ALASKA MINT WAS AWARDED EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO CREATE ALASKA's ONLY LEGISLATED STATE MEDALLION WITH THE EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE STATE SEAL OF ALASKA ON THE REVERSE (designed in 1884 and modified in 1911)
Each Year a contest is held for selecting the design to be used in the following years Medallion mintage. The winning design for 1995 of Alaska's ever popular and colorful seabirds was submitted by Debra Dubac of Anchorage, Alaska
Wonderful detailed design depicting the Horned and Tufted Puffins, found along most of the coastal waters of Southcentral and Southern Alaska. The mirrored fields and sharp frosty relief is another testament to the fine Workmanship exhibited at the ALASKA MINT in Anchorage, AK. THIS IS A SMOOTH EDGE 1 OZ PROOF MEDALLION with incused edge serial numbers and issued in an air tight plastic container and housed in an Alaska Mint Medallion case. Included with the Medallion comes the Information Card ( COA, if you will) that describes the habitat of the Alaskan Brownie as well as the minting process and the care
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