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1925 United States Norse American Medal Thick Silver Medal NGC MS63 Brown Label

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Why purchase this United States Norse American Thick Silver Medal minted in 1925?

The Norse American Medal series was produced by the U.S. Mint in 1925, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the arrival of the "Restauration," which broughtforty-five Norwegian immigrants to their new North American home. The commemorative medal was designed by James Earle Fraser, creator of the 1913 Buffalo Nickel.

  • This 1925 Norse American Medal was struck at the Philadelphia Mint.
  • The medal is expertly crafted from 0.5663 Troy oz. of .900 fine silver.
  • The thick variety medal is octagonal in shape, measuring 30 mm in diameter.
  • Just 33,750 pieces were minted.

Bold Viking Themed Designs

Obverse: A Norwegian Viking chieftain is illustrated on the obverse confidently advancing forward with a longship in the background. The chief is armed for battle with a shield, sword and svard (dagger), and outfitted in Viking warrior styled armor. Inscribed "NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL," along with the anniversary dates "1825" and "1925."

Reverse: The image of a Viking longship with a dragon head prow and seven side oars graces the reverse, with the inscription "AUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" surrounding the vessel's sail. "A.D. 1000" is inscribed below, in recognition of the date of Viking explorer Leif Erikson's arrival to North America. The final inscription, "OPUS FRASER," is Latin for "Fraser's work."

Impressive Mint State 63

This United States 1925 Norse American Thick Silver Medal was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading. Featuring a sharp strike, a significant amount of original Mint luster and sensational eye appeal, the medal was awarded the grade of Mint State 63. The medal is encapsulated in a sonically sealed NGC protective holder with a certification label.

This 1925 Norse American Thick Silver Medal belongs in your collection today!



This 1925 United States Norse American Medal Thick Silver Medal NGC MS63 Brown Label is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:1925
Mint:U.S. Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS63
Finish:Mint State
Label/Signature:Brown Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.900
Diameter:29 mm
Thickness:2 mm
Country:United States
Mintage:33,750
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