THE FATE OF THIS VERY LONELY "SILVER" 1859 ROANOKE MERIT MEDAL! ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN TO US, STRUCK IN SILVER! THE FAMED NUMISMATIST RUSSELL RULAU , IN HIS TOME TITLED. LISTS THE 1859 "R-VA-225" ROANOKE MERIT MEDAL PIECE AS STRUCK IN BRASS ONLY! NOTING THAT NO SILVER STRIKINGS WERE KNOWN TO MR.
THIS PIECE IS ALSO NOT LISTED IN ANY OTHER CATALOG THAT WE ARE AWARE OF. YET HERE WE HAVE ONE OF ONLY TWO KNOWN TO US STRUCK IN "SILVER". "RARE" TO THE POINT OF ALMOST NON-EXISTENCE! AS THE LAST RECORDED SIGHTING OF THE DODO BIRD IN 1662, SO IS THE 1859 "SILVER" R-VA-225 OF TODAY! PRESENTING : LOVELY ANCIENT TONING OF STORM BLUES & PURPLES , MIXED WITH SOME VERY COOL COIN SILVER GRAYS, AND ALL ACCENTUATED BY GLOWING EFFERVESCENT GOLDS!OBVERSE : POSEIDON WITH TRIDENT SEATED IN WATERBORNE THRONE, PULLED RIGHT BY SEA MONSTER. REVERSE : "ROANOKE", ON SCROLL "MERIT", 1859. MANY MORE REALLY COOL & HISTORIC OFFERINGS, See other items. The item "VERY RARE NGC AU55 1859 ROANOKE MERIT MEDAL RULAU-VA-225 SILVER UBER-TONED OLD" is in sale since Sunday, April 2, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "boonebark" and is located in Ceres, California. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Panama, Jamaica, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Jersey, Cambodia, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Sri lanka, Philippines.