1980 US Gold 1/2 oz Marian Anderson Singer BU American Commemorative Arts Medal
half troy ounce Gold manufacture / issued by the US MINT in 1980
American Arts Commemorative Series are a series of gold bullion medallions produced by the United States Mint from 1980 through 1984. They were sold in order to compete with the South African Krugerrand and other bullion coins. Like American gold coins which circulated until 1933, these medallions are struck in a .900 gold alloy and 10% copper. Issued over 5 years and featuring a diverse range of great American artists, these medallions is the 1/2 troy ounce. These unique medallions are becoming scarce as many have been melted since issue.
Obverse: Portrait of singer Marian Anderson.
Reverse: Features cupped hands holding globe
as shown in 1st hosted view- Housed in the original US MINT form core insert and still have its original thin plastic cover still attached to the form core - this is how the US MINT issued this medallion - no outer box offered the medallion has NOT been removed from this US MINT form core holder and is in
(BU) - Brilliant UnCirculated condition
the 2nd hosted views is a close up photo is the actual medallion
the 3rd hosted view we added a stock photo to show what the backside looks like since the thin US MINT plastic cover is still attached over the medallion
item will be shipped via USPS priority flat rate shipping - fully insured