April 4, 2008

Rare Manila Mint Struck Wilson Dollar Gold to be Auctioned...

A rare Philippine Numismatic treasure is about to be auctioned this coming April 16-18 at Rosemont, Illinois. The official Medal struck at the Manila Mint, the only Mint established outside of the United States Mainland when it opened in 1920 known as the Wilson dollar. An exceedingly rare item with only three known mintage.

The obverse presents a well executed portrait of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. The reverse shows a representation of Justice kneeling and watching over a nude youth who is pouring planchets into the coining press. The dies for this piece were executed by George Morgan known otherwise for for the famous "Morgan Dollar."

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