As one of the world's premier private mints during the 's, the Franklin Mint was commissioned by a number of countries to mint Limited Edition Proof Sets of the country's coinage. These are not medals but actual coins, with monetary denominations and in editions authorized by the governments of each nation. The number of coins, denominations, mintage numbers, packaging, etc. Many of these sets had significant silver content and superb designs, and so are of interest to Franklin Mint collectors along with world coin collectors.
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British Virgin Islands 6 Coins Proof Set (OOAK) | eBay
The coinage of the British Islands portrays six exotic birds that are native to the Islands. The distinctive coins in this collection were designed by Gilroy Roberts, who sculpted the portrait of John F. Kennedy for the U. It is easily identified by its raked wings and hooked beak as it glides high above the ocean searching for fish. This one dollar coin weighs
British Virgin Islands Royal Silver Jubilee Set 6 Coins 1977 Franklin Mint Proof Box & COA
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This unique proof set was produced by the Franklin Mint. This limited edition six coin proof set comes as originally issued in the original box with both certificates of authenticity. Although sealed in mylar, some of the coins display slight toning. This set contains the silver dollar which has a composition of. Gilroy Roberts, the noted designer of coins such as the Kennedy half dollar was the designer of the coins in this unique coin set.