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Why purchase this 1945 U.S. coinage set celebrating the valor of American Hero John Basilone?
John Basilone was a Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marine Corps during the Second World War. For his courageous contribution to the Battle of Guadalcanal (1942), Basilone was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Basilone was killed in action in the invasion of Iwo Jima in 1945 and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for his extreme heroism during that campaign. The Gunnery Sergeant is the only man in history to receive the prestigious Medal of Honor, Navy Cross and Purple Heart awards. This set of 1945 U.S. coinage is a specially packaged tribute to the American Hero.
1945 Circulating U.S. Coinage Collection
This set is comprised of a Lincoln Cent, Jefferson War Nickel, Mercury Dime, Washington Quarter and Walking Liberty Half Dollar, each bearing the release date of 1945. The set includes a bonus 1942 1 Shilling Japanese Invasion paper currency note in recognition of Basilone's brave act of valor at the Battle of Guadalcanal.
Commemorative Set in a Handsome Display Block
Each coin is this 1945 U.S. coinage set is in ungraded, Average Circulated condition and encapsulated in a themed 3" x 5" protective holder. Assembled in honor of John Basilone, the set includes a story card summarizing the heroism of the decorated Gunnery Sergeant and is accompanied by the Japanese Invasion paper currency note.
This remarkable set 1945 U.S. coinage belongs in your collection! Purchase this elegantly presented set honoring American Hero John Basilone from MCM today!
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