The New York Times D - Day Framed Coin and Stamp Collection. A tribute to American heroes.
Collection includes coins, stamps and a reproduction of the front page of The New York Times June 7, 1944 edition, so you can "read all about it"... meaning D-Day, the battle of combined American, British and Canadian forces which marked the beginning of the end of the war in Europe. Official reproduction is displayed in a 16 x 14" black wood frame, which also includes 6 genuine U.S. coins from the era, as well as 4 mint U.S. stamps. Includes certificate of authenticity."A day which will live in infamy":
- Three 1944 Lincoln copper wheat ear pennies, marked Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco
- One 1944 Jefferson silver wartime nickel, one 1944 mercury silver dime, one 1944 Washington silver quarter
- One 1-cent stamp Four Freedoms postage stamp celebrating freedom of speech and expression, freedom to worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear, issued in 1943
- One 3-cent stamp celebrating the colorful General George S. Patton for victories as commander of the U.S. Third Army, issued in 1953
- One 1-cent stamp of Franklin D. Roosevelt Hyde Park Residence, issued in 1945 after the President's death
- One 3-cent Win the War stamp, issued in 1942
- Measures 16 x 14 x 1/2", 34 ozs.