1960 Rex Gold Aluminum Replica Mardi Gras Doubloon For Sale
of Rex GoldAluminum REPLICADoubloon. (HAS)Logo. Thereverse features the Rex Coat of Arms, an Artist's Pallette and the Mask of Comedyand reads"PRO BONO PUBLICO...MARDI GRAS...NEW 39 mm or1 1/2" in diameter due within 48 hours of doubloonis a Replica of the Very Rare 1960 Rex Gold Aluminum doubloon, the first doubloon in Mardi Gras History, designed by H. Alvin Sharpe. If the doubloon appears a little bit funny in the photos, it should, because these Replica doubloons were not struck like the originals were, but rather, sand casted. The sand casting process causes the many dimples that appear on both surfaces of this doubloon (especially noticeable in the reverse photos). They were specifically made this way to distinguish them from the very rare and expensive original small group of 1960 Rex Gold Aluminum doubloons. These doubloons were made for the 1970 NORD Saints, a 125 lb football team participating in the NORD Program (NORD stands for New Orleans Recreation Department). These children were able to share a bit of New Orleans Mardi Gras with the members of other recreation departments in surrounding areas during competition between the groups. The 2013 Doubloon Guide lists this doubloon at $5.50.
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When Multiple Items are purchased, the first item costs $2.00 and each additional item costs $0.15 (Domestic Only). This rate should now apply for all multiple purchases utilizing the Shopping Cart.
Shipping means "Shipping and Handling" and includes the cost of the padded envelope, postage and delivery confirmation (starts at USPS one ounce rate of $1.64 and increases $0.17for each additional ounceto a maxof 13 ounces), printing supplies, tapefor lables and packagesand gas for the17 mile round trip to the post office. Alldomestic orders are shipped with Delivery Confirmation.
Foreign buyers must agree to pay any additional postage and handling costs to ship items to their country and are also responsible for any customs fees or duties assessed at the point of entry in their country.Because of the recent, significant increase in International Shipping Rates, we have switched from shipping with Padded Envelopes to Flat Manila Envelopes in order to utilize the lowest First Class International Shipping Rates available and have managed to keep the shipping costs down to about where they were prior to the increase. Most Foreign Shipments average around $3.00 for the first ounce and increase by around $0.70 for each additional ounce. However, rates do vary and sometimes significantly from one country to another.
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1960 Rex Gold Aluminum Replica Mardi Gras Doubloon: $4