Franklin Mint Bicentennial Proof Limited Edition Medal Set Silver & Bronze Match. This Set Proof Limited Edition (Serial # 13477). One of the Medal is 2000 Grains Sterling Silver (Over 4 Oz) and other Medal is 2000 Grains Solid Bronze. Each medal is 64mm in diameter.Includes certificate of authority dated July 16, 1975. This was The Franklin Mint's. Own medallic tribute to our country's 200th Anniversary. The obverse design, sculptured by Gilroy Roberts, features 30 different sculptured portraits honoring Americans from every part of the country and every period of American history who achieved importance in the last 200 years. The reverse design contains the Preamble to the Constitution of the U.
Matched sets, one silver and one bronze medal, were edgemarked with the same serial number---and these were the only specimens to be serially numbered. The Franklin Mint Bicentennial Medals were one of the most challenging works of medallic art ever undertaken by Gilroy Roberts, Chief Sculptor of The Franklin Mint.
It bears the portraits of thirty famous Americans whose accomplishments have become part of our national heritage. The selection of the distinguished men and women portrayed on the medal was no easy matter. But Roberts' choice reflects his conviction that people are what the United States of America is all about.
Collection comes in a nice display case as well as. Please see pictures as you will receive same item. The item "Franklin Mint Bicentennial Proof Limited Edition Medal Set Silver & Bronze Match" is in sale since Thursday, January 31, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Decorative Collectible Brands\Franklin Mint\Other Franklin Mint".The seller is "iselladream" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.