The very large gold medal and smallest medal were struck at the U. Mint , while the eight medium medals were struck by the Metal Arts Co. The two medals produced by the U. Mint were designed by George Tsutakawa. It was believed that just four of these gold sets were produced, with one of the four reportedly held by the Smithsonian Institution.Also included is a matching silver set, identical in design and size to the gold medals. The small and medium silver medals are housed in a Whitman blue coin album, while the large gold medal is in a hard Capital plastic holder and the large silver is in a cardboard box. Each of the eight medium gold medals have a common reverse design featuring the Century 21 Exposition logo and the inscription SEATTLE WORLD'S FAIR OFFICIAL MEDAL with the 1962 date. Inscribed SPACE NEEDLE, WORLD'S LARGEST REVOLVING RESTAURANT 600 FEET IN THE SKY. THE WORLD'S FIRST HIGH-SPEED MASS TRANSIT MONORAIL. Inscribed 30 TONS OF SILVER DOLLARS PRESENTED BY BEHLEN OF COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA.
Inscribed WORLD OF SCIENCE USE DEVELOPMENT SPACEARIUM METHODS & HORIZONS OF SCIENCE. Inscribed WORKING, LIVING, PLAYING, TRAVELING, LEARNING IN CENTURY 21. World of Commerce and Industry. Inscribed WORLD OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY.
THE GATEWAY TO TOMORROW'S LIVING PREVIEWED TODAY. Inscribed THE MERRY GO ROUND OF FUN AND LAUGHTER PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE. Inscribed WORLD OF ART, MUSEUM MASTERPIECES, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE SINCE 1950. The obverse and reverse are identical to the large 64-mm medal. The silver set is identical to the above medals except for the size and weight of the large silver medal, 64.0 mm, 156.4 gm.
The size and weight of the medium medals are 40 mm, 30 gm. The small silver medal is 34 mm, 19.4 gm.Our coin experts have established a select inventory that combines value and uniqueness that we can pass along to buyers who are interested in investing in precious metals or collecting some of the world's rarest treasures. The item "Seattle World's Fair Complete Set. Gold & Silver" is in sale since Wednesday, October 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\So-Called Dollars". The seller is "firstclasscoins2017" and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
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