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Lot
81113

1776-1976 U.S. Mint Gold Bicentennial Medal....

2008 February Long Beach, CA Tokens & Medals Signature Auction #462

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Offers to date: $21,000 on January 5, 2014
$20,000 on August 3, 2013
Auction Ended On: Feb 14, 2008
Item Activity: 5 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
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Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Description:
Massive 1976 Gold U.S. Bicentennial Medal
1776-1976 U.S. Mint Gold Bicentennial Medal. .900 fine gold, 76 mm, 459.9 gm. Official Mint-struck medal for the U.S. Bicentennial, 1776-1976, engraved by Frank Gasparro. The official original mintage was a mere 424 pieces. It is estimated that around 10 percent of the original mintage is still in the hands of collectors due to the high price of gold. The medal is housed in its original cherrywood case of issue and outer blue box.

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