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Franklin Mint "Great Sailing Ships of History" ingot #37, CHARLES W. MORGAN

ingot

MEDALS, BADGES & COMMEMORATIVE ITEMS
Franklin Mint
paper; silver
Overall: 1/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.

The Franklin Mint silver ingot #37, Great Sailing Ships of History, first edition proof, 1500 grains sterling; bark CHARLES W. MORGAN, 1881; obverse; starboard view of bark under partial sail; reverse; descriptive paragraph, "The only American wooden whaling ship still in existence, the famous "Charles W. Morgan" sailed the seas for 80 years. She is preserved at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut - a symbol of one of the most memorable periods in America's maritime history." Four hallmarks stamped on lower edge.


1977.321.2