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This collection is a magnificent coin, stamp, and bank note tribute to three of America's Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln. Each of the three individual collections contains historic U.S. coins depicting the featured President, as well as classic out-of-issue U.S. stamps bearing a portrait of the President and a bank note that also bears the President's portrait. Enjoy!

Coin Set Includes

  • George Washington Tribute:
  • One State Quarter, one Silver Half Dollar, one $1 Silver Certificate and one Postage Stamp #1031
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Thomas Jefferson Tribute:
  • One Silver Nickel, three Nickels and one $2 Federal Reserve Note
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Abraham Lincoln Tribute:
  • One "Wheat Ears" Penny and one Lincoln Memorial Penny
  • Postage Stamp #1113, Postage Stamp #1114, Postage Stamp #1115 and Postage Stamp #1116
  • Certificate of Authenticity

George Washington Tribute Specifications

  • Washington Silver Half Dollar Coin Type: Washington Silver Half Dollar
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 50 Cents
  • Diameter: 30.6mm
  • Mintage Year(s):1982
  • Obverse: George Washington on horseback
  • Reverse: Mount Vernon, Washington's home
  • 2007 Washington Presidential Dollar Coin Type: 2007 Washington Presidential Dollar
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 1 Dollar
  • Diameter: 26.5mm
  • Mintage Year(s):2007
  • Obverse: George Washington
  • Reverse: Statue of Liberty
  • $1 Silver Certificate Coin Type: 1957 or Earlier $1 Silver Certificate
  • Coin Grade: Circulated
  • Denomination: One Dollar
  • Mintage Year(s):1928 - 1934 - 1935 - 1957
  • Obverse: George Washington, Blue Seal
  • Reverse: Great Seal of the United States
  • Postage Stamp Scott #1031Coin Type: 1954 Postage Stamp Scott #1031
  • Denomination: One Cent
  • Obverse: George Washington

Thomas Jefferson Tribute Specifications

  • 2007 Jefferson Presidential DollarCoin Type: 2007 Jefferson Presidential Dollar
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 1 Dollar
  • Diameter: 26.5mm
  • Mintage Year(s):2007
  • Obverse: Thomas Jefferson
  • Reverse: Statue of Liberty
  • Jefferson Silver NickelCoin Type: Jefferson Silver Nickel
  • Coin Grade: Circulated
  • Denomination: 5 Cents
  • Diameter: 21.2mm
  • Mintage Year(s):1942-1945
  • Obverse: Thomas Jefferson
  • Reverse: Monticello, Jefferson's home
  • Three Jefferson Nickels Coin Type: Jefferson Nickel
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 5 Cents
  • Diameter: 21.2mm
  • Mintage Year(s):2004, 2005, and 2006
  • Obverse:Thomas Jefferson (all)
  • Reverse:
  • 2004: Indian Peace Medal or Keelboat
  • 2005: American Bison or Ocean
  • 2006: Monticello, Jefferson's home
  • $2 Federal Reserve Note Coin Type: 2013 or Earlier $2 Federal Reserve Note
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 2 Dollars
  • Mintage Year(s):1976 - 1995 - 2003 - 2013
  • Obverse: Thomas Jefferson, Green Seal
  • Reverse: The painting The Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull.

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American Eagle:
The United States Mint began the American Eagle coin program in 1986. American Eagles are struck each year in silver, gold, and, since 1997, platinum bullion. The Silver Eagle is only available in a $1 denomination. As genuine legal tender, it is the only silver bullion coin whose weight and purity are guaranteed by the United States Government. Each silver coin contains a minimum of one troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

The Silver Eagle obverse features Adolph Weinman's classic "Liberty Walking" design which shows Lady Liberty mid-step, draped in the American flag with her right arm extended toward the sun and olive branches cradled in her left arm.

Eisenhower Dollar:
A provision in the Bank Holding Company Act of 1970 calling for the creation of a new dollar coin led to the design and production of the Eisenhower dollar, or "Ike" dollar. First struck in 1971, this coin featured on its obverse a superbly rendered profile of President Dwight D. Eisenhower by U.S. Mint Chief Engraver, Frank Gasparro. The reverse, also created by Gasparro, honored the first Moon Landing with a design inspired by the official Apollo 11 insignia. This dollar coin was the first to be minted and released since the end of the Peace Dollar production in 1935.

For the Bicentennial of the United States in 1976, the U.S. Mint held a contest and took submissions for reverse designs to be used on the Eisenhower Dollar for the celebratory year. An image by Dennis R. Williams featuring the Liberty Bell in front of the Moon was chosen to appear on the dollar coin. The dual date of 1776-1976 was added to the obverse.

Morgan Dollar:
An icon of the Old West and possibly the most popular coin in the history of the United States, the Morgan Silver Dollar continues to be a tremendous source of intrigue and inspiration for new and seasoned collectors alike. Designed by George T. Morgan, the coin debuted in 1878 and featured a depiction of Liberty on the obverse and an image of an eagle clutching arrows and an olive branch on the reverse.

Massive discoveries of precious metals in the American West during the mid to late 19th century, including the Comstock Lode, produced large amounts of silver bullion which began to drive down the Morgan Dollar's value. Those with vested interest in the price of silver appealed to the federal government for a solution to the falling market share of the coveted metal.

The result was the Bland-Allison Act of 1878 that sought to counteract the Coinage Act of 1873, also known as the Crime of '73, which demonetized silver and made gold the US currency standard. The US government approved the Bland-Allison Act to subsidize the silver industry through huge purchases of silver bullion to be minted into the Morgan Silver Dollar.

The Morgan Dollar was struck from 1878 until 1904. The design made a brief comeback in 1921 but was replaced by the Peace Dollar later that year.

Peace Dollar:
First issued in 1921, this United States one dollar silver coin succeeded the famous Morgan Dollar and featured a design by Anthony de Francisci. The armistice reached in the fall of 1918, putting an end to World War I, provided inspiration for the coin. The word "PEACE" found a home on the reverse of the design and bestowed upon the coin its name. The coin was minted from 1921-1928, then again in 1934 and 1935. The U.S. Mint brought the coin back briefly in the mid-1960s, but all Peace Dollars with the 1964 date were melted and never released into circulation.

The Peace Dollar was originally intended to be only a commemorative issue coin but fell into circulation in 1922. Its obverse features a profile of Liberty wearing a crown. The reverse shows an eagle perched on a rock near an olive branch while facing the rays of the sun.

Presidential Dollar:
The Presidential Dollar Program from the United States Mint ranged from 2007-2016. The Mint issues four coins per year with each coin honoring a different U.S. President. Presidents are featured in chronological order by term in office, beginning with George Washington. The obverse of the coin displays the image of a former U.S. President and changes with each release, while the reverse depicts the Statue of Liberty and remains constant for all strikes. The composition and dimensions of the Presidential Dollars mirror that of the Sacagawea Dollar in that they are golden in color, have a smooth edge, and feature a wide rim. The golden color is derived from layers of manganese brass covering a pure copper core.

Sacagawea Dollar:
When the Susan B. Anthony Dollar began circulation in 1979, it was often mistakenly identified as a quarter due to similar physical characteristics. As a result, it did not achieve widespread public acceptance. So to avoid the issues that prevented the success of the Susan B. Anthony Dollar, Congress passed the United States $1 Coin Act of 1997. This law stipulated that the next dollar coin should be golden in color, have a smooth edge, and feature a wider rim. These new attributes would allow the coin to be easily identified by sight or touch and distinguishable from other circulating coins.

Noted sculptor Glenna Goodacre's depiction of Sacagawea carrying her son, Jean Baptiste, won the favor of the DCDAC and became the obverse of the Golden Dollar. Sacagawea was the Native American Shoshone woman who acted as guide and interpreter for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Because no known contemporary images of Sacagawea exist, artist Glenna Goodacre modeled the Sacagawea Dollar after a 22-year-old Shoshone woman.

The reverse of the coin was designed by U.S. Mint Engraver, Thomas D. Rogers, Sr., and shows an eagle in flight surrounded by 17 stars. Each star represents a state in the Union in 1804, the first year of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The golden color of the Sacagawea Dollar derives from layers of manganese brass covering a pure copper core.

Susan B. Anthony Dollar:
The Susan B. Anthony dollar began circulation in 1979 amid much anticipation. Criticism quickly met the newly struck coin, though, as it was often mistakenly identified as a quarter due to similar physical attributes, such as the diameter and the reeded edge. As a result, the Sacagawea Dollar replaced the SBA Dollar.

Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, Frank Gasparro, sculpted the likeness of pioneer women's rights campaigner, Susan B. Anthony for the obverse of the coin. This marked the first occasion that a woman, other than a representation of Liberty, appeared on a United States coin. Gasparro also produced the modified Apollo 11 insignia motif for the reverse of the coin.

Buffalo Nickel:
The Buffalo Nickel was designed by James Earle Fraser and first minted in 1913. This extremely popular and legendary coin features the profile of a Native American man on the obverse and the image of a bison on a small hill on the reverse. Fraser revealed before his death that his depiction of the man on the obverse was a composite profile based upon Chief Iron Tail of the Lakota Sioux, Chief Two Moons of the Cheyenne, and possibly a third man. Although this third person was not specified by Fraser, many believe him to be Chief Big Tree of the Kiowa. The reverse design is thought to be an image of a famous bison at the time named Black Diamond, which lived at the New York Zoo.

The United States Mint produced the coin up until 1938 when it was replaced by Felix Schlag's portrait of Thomas Jefferson on the obverse and an image of the third President's home, Monticello, on the reverse. In 2006, James Earle Fraser's definitive work on the Buffalo Nickel was again used as the design for the new 24K gold American Buffalo coin. The U.S. Mint also struck a coin in 2001 featuring Fraser's famous Buffalo Nickel design to commemorate the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in the Smithsonian Institution.

Coin Glossary:

Die: An engraved piece of metal used to stamp a design on a coin.

Die crack: A small, raised imperfection on a coin resulting from a crack in the stamping die.

Early release: The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) uses this designation for U.S. Bullion Coins during the first month of release from the U.S. Mint. To qualify for Early Release designation, NGC must receive the coins within 30 days of their release by the US Mint or properly documented as being received by an NGC approved entity within the same 30-day release period.

Encapsulated coin: A coin graded and authenticated by a professional coin service, then sealed in plastic.

Field: The typically flat area surrounding the relief and not used for legend or inscription.

Legal tender: Official money issued by the government.

Legend: The coin's primary lettering.

Lettered edge: An inscription added to the edge of a coin.

Luster: The quality of the surface brilliance on a Mint State or Uncirculated coin.

Mercury dime: Issued from 1916 to 1945, this U.S. dime featured a representation of Liberty in a winged hat that was commonly mistaken for the ancient god, Mercury.

Mint: A government controlled coin production facility.

Mint mark: A small letter stamped on a coin that indicates its mint origin, ex. "D" for Denver.

Mint Set: One coin from each of the available denominations in a particular year, produced by a single mint and made for circulation.

Mint State (Uncirculated): A regular production coin never used in trade and existing in its original condition.

Mintage: The number of coins produced.

NGC: Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.

Numismatics: The collection and study of monetary objects such as coins and paper bills.

Obverse: Heads, or a coin's front side.

Patina: Surface discoloration, typically green or brown, caused by oxidation over time.

PCGS: Professional Coin Grading Service.

Planchet: A blank metal piece used to produce a coin.

Proof: Expertly polished planchets and dies produce these coins which feature an extremely high quality strike, resulting in unmatched detail and brilliant surface finish.

Reeded edge: A coin edge finish featuring parallel vertical grooves all the way around.

Relief: The raised portion of a stamped design that sits above the coin's field.

Reverse: Tails, or coin's back side.

Rim: The raised ring around the perimeter of a coin designed to reduce wear on the relief.

Strike: The act of stamping a coin.

Truncation: The bottom edge of a portrait or bust.

Wheat penny: Lincoln cents issued from 1909 to 1958 bearing the wheat ear design on the reverse.

Abraham Lincoln Tribute Specifications

  • 1909-1958 Lincoln "Wheat Ears" PennyCoin Type: Lincoln "Wheat Ears" Penny
  • Coin Grade: Circulated
  • Denomination: 1 Cent
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Mintage Year(s): 1909-1958
  • Obverse: Abraham Lincoln
  • Reverse: Wheat Ears
  • 1959-2008 Lincoln "Memorial" Penny Coin Type: Lincoln "Memorial" Penny
  • Coin Grade: Circulated
  • Denomination: 1 Cent
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Mintage Year(s): 1959-2008
  • Obverse: Abraham Lincoln
  • Reverse: Lincoln Memorial
  • Three 2009 Lincoln Pennies Coin Type: 2009 Lincoln Penny
  • Coin Grade: Uncirculated
  • Denomination: 1 Cent
  • Diameter: 19mm
  • Mintage Year(s): 2009
  • Obverse: Abraham Lincoln
  • Reverse:
  • Item 1: Birthplace - Log Cabin
  • Item 2: Formative Years sitting on a log
  • Item 3: Presidency in D.C.
  • $5 United States Note Coin Type: 1963 or Older $5 United States Note
  • Coin Grade: Circulated
  • Denomination: 5 Dollars
  • Mintage Year(s): 1928 - 1953 - 1963
  • Obverse: Abraham Lincoln, Red Seal
  • Reverse: Lincoln Memorial
  • Four Postage StampsStamp Type:
  • 1959 Postage Stamp Scott #1113
  • 1959 Postage Stamp Scott #1114
  • 1958 Postage Stamp Scott #1115
  • 1959 Postage Stamp Scott #1116
  • Denomination:
  • #1113: 1 Cent
  • #1114: 3 Cents
  • #1115: 4 Cents
  • #1116: 4 Cents
  • Obverse:
  • #1113: Abraham Lincoln
  • #1114: Abraham Lincoln
  • #1115: Lincoln/Douglas Debates
  • #1116: Abraham Lincoln

Plastic Display Folder: 8-1/2" x 10-5/8"

Distributed by The Franklin Mint.