Mechanicsburg, PA – American Mint, LLC President Kevin Sacher proudly announced the striking and release of a new coin produced for the 2011 50-year anniversary of the presidential inauguration of John F. Kennedy in 1961. American Mint produced high quality “Proof” coins for the special event, available in both solid gold and solid silver.
"We’re thrilled to announce these new coins to honor John F. Kennedy’s inauguration," Sacher said. Available exclusively from American Mint, the coins are limited to just 11 of the solid gold and 100 of the solid silver.
Thirty-fifth President John F. Kennedy represented a generation of Americans looking for progressive social change. A model for America's popular culture, the personalities of the Kennedys and their young children were often referred to as "the Kennedy style". The White House was a center of glittering social activity and was often called Camelot, after the legendary kingdom of King Arthur. Their iconic status earned them the nickname "America's Royal Family."
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