NV150 Medallion sales winding down but sets of all four coming
November 7, 2014
Sales of the fourth Nevada 150 medallion will end today at 5 p.m.
The fourth medallion features Wheeler Peak, an ancient bristlecone pine and the desert bighorn sheep.
But coming soon, the Nevada 150 Commission plans to mint a limited and numbered edition of 150 sets of all four Sesquicentennial medallions, enclosed in a display case and with a certificate of authenticity.
Those sets of four will be available beginning Nov. 12 on a first-come-first-serve basis. All orders must be in by Nov. 30.
The medallions have been a popular commemorative item. Each is made of an ounce of pure Nevada silver from the Coeur Mine in Rochester. Each set will cost $600.
There are also sets of the copper medallions available for $100. There's no limit to the copper sets.
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There are also much less expensive copper medallions made with copper donated by Newmont Mining.
Further information is available at 687-0608.
For more information about the medallions or voting, visit http://www.nevada150.org or call 775-687-0608.