Thomas Eakins 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

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  • Thomas Eakins 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin, front, in box.
  • Thomas Eakins 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin, side, in box.
  • Thomas Eakins 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin, close up, front.
  • Thomas Eakins 125th Anniversary Commemorative Coin, close up, back.
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Description

In 1972 the well-known Philadelphia sculptor Leonard Baskin created one thousand of these handsome sterling silver medals depicting the illustrious American artist Thomas Eakins, whom Baskin greatly admired.Commissioned by the Thomas Eakins Foundation issued by the Franklin Mint, the medals commemorated the then almost-completed restoration of Eakins’ house at 1729 Mount Vernon Street, a project initiated in 1969 to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Eakins’ birth. Limited quantities available.

  • Museum exclusive
  • Limited edition
  • Sterling Silver
  • 2 1/2" diameter
  • Use mild soap and water to wipe clean
  • Made in Philadelphia
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