Franklin Mint's Official Coin-Medals
of Indian Tribal Nations
This beautiful set of 10 medals was minted by the
Franklin Mint in 1973. There were 40 medals in all issued as
four sets of 10 each. Each medal in this collection honors the
history, culture and people of the tribe it represents and was
designed with close cooperation of the appropriate tribal leaders.
This was the first set issued in the series and the medals honor
the Havasupai, Hopi, Apache, Rosebud Sioux, Paiute, Navajo, Crow,
Osage, Papago, and Yakima Indian Tribes.
The medals are minted in .999 Fine Silver and are
marked on the edge with content, date, serial number and makers
mark. Each 39mm medal weighs 25.4 grams. Each set of 10 medals
contains 7.2 oz. of pure silver.
This set comes in a picture frame style holder
with the original outer box.
Some medals show attractive purple toning.