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So Called Dollars - Uniface 1959 Alaska-Hawaii Statehood (Mishler Issue)

Category:  Token & Medals
Last Modified:  11/15/2014
Set Description
Clifford Mishler privately issued a series of medals to commemorate the combined Alaska-Hawaii statehood. Both Alaska and Hawaii joined the United States of America in 1959 as the 49th State and 50th State respectively.The Mishler Alaska-Hawaii medal series uses the same obverse (Alaska) and reverse (Hawaii) designs, but are struck on different metals and finishes These metals and finishes include:

(1) Rose Gold 10K
(2) Sterling Silver
(3) Bright Bronze
(4) Oxidized Bronze
(5) Bright Copper
(6) Oxidized Copper
(7) Oxidized Nickel-Silver
(8) Aluminum.

Prior to the striking to the above medals, 11 pairs of "Uniface Trial Pieces" were struck.These medals were not sold and were provided to various collectors. This set contains 1 of the 11 pairs struck.

Set Goals
The purpose of this set is to share the rarity and uniqueness of the Mishler "Uniface Trial Pieces".

Slot Name
Item Description
Full Grade
Owner Comments
View Coin Alaska Uniface United States Bronze SC$1 1959 AK HK-536 OSTHEIMER COLLECTION EX. HIBLER, 2ND ED PLATE NGC MS 66 NGC population of 1 and highest graded.
View Coin Hawaii Uniface United States Bronze SC$1 1959 AK HK-537 OSTHEIMER COLLECTION EX. HIBLER NGC MS 66 NGC population of 1 and highest graded.

(aka Medcalf & Russell 2MS-20)

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