Wittnauer Mint Presidential Commemorative Coin, 24k On .925 Sterling, John Adams
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Wittnauer Mint Presidential Commemorative Coin, 24k On .925 Sterling, John Adams:
Vintage Wittnauer Precious Metals Guild Presidential Signature Series Commemorative Coin of John Adams. This coin is in good vintage condition, with some surface scratches and some loss of gold finish. There is a ding on the edge to the right of Adams' hair. It is 1 5/8" in diameter and weighs 35.3 grams. It is made of 24 Karat electroplated gold on .925 Sterling Silver. It has a frosted high relief design with a polished mirrored surface background. It was marketed by Longines Symphonette and made by the Wittnauer Mint in the 1970's. It is signed KW on the front and the edge is marked 24K on Sterling, A 0374, with the Wittnauer hallmark of a W in a circle. The front has a detailed portrait of John Adams, 1797-1801 with a sailing clipper ship in the background. The other side has Adams' signature below an eagle, and it says This eloquent defender of Americansovereignty was the first vice-president and the first president to reside in the White House, 1735-1826. A beautiful sterling coin for any presidential, John Adams, or commemorative coin collector.