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2017 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin .999 Fine (In Assay) - 100th Anniv. JFK PT109
The 2017 1 oz Silver John F. Kennedy JFK Solomon Islands $1 Coin .999 Fine is a commemorative coin minted due to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Produced by the Royal Australian Mint this exclusive coin will be one of the best upcoming releases in 2017 precious metals items.
The design of this splendid coin pays tribute to the act of heroism, endurance, and leadership shown by Lieutenant John F. Kennedy in 1943 during the WWII in the Solomon Islands. This coin is a representation of one of the most famous crashes in the naval history of WWII. On the night of August 2, 1943, boat PT-109 was destroyed by Japanese aircraft. John F. Kennedy attempted to turn his ship starboard to aim the torpedoes, but there wasn’t enough time. The larger Japanese destroyer PT-109, splitting it in half. Most of the crew was thrown into the water by the force of the impact - two were killed and one was badly burned.
Over two days the men desperately looked for a way home with Kennedy taking a leadership role, but the rescue seemed increasingly far. Finally, two native Coastwatchers, who were patrolling the ocean, found the crew and helped them to send a message to a base using a coconut. Today, that very coconut is in the J.F.K museum as a memory of this story.
This remarkable silver coin has a limited mintage (15,000 coins), a denomination of $1 dollar and an impressive coin diameter of 40,00 mm, presenting every detail of the coin stunningly. The reverse side, designed by S.Stojanovic, depicts the PT-109 boat and the portrait of John F. Kennedy completed with the inscriptions: “1917-2017,” “ONE DOLLAR,” and ”JOHN F. KENNEDY.”
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Highly collectible coin to the passionate numismatics.
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|Condition||New in Assay|
|Actual Weight||1 troy oz|
|Gross Weight||31.103 grams|
|Mint/Brand||Royal Australian Mint|