A 2008 Barack Obama 1 ounce pure silver medallion is being offered for sale by Vision Trading Partners of Las Vegas, Nev.
The obverse depicts the bust of Obama encircled by the legends “United States Of America” along the upper rim and “Obama 2008” along the lower rim. Eight stars symbolizing 2008 flank Obama. An American eagle is the highlight of the reverse.
Ken Potter of Michigan designed the obverse, and the die was hand engraved by Brian Timmins of Wisconsin’s Landmark Die Engraving.
The medallions are 39mm in diameter, weigh 1 troy ounce of silver and are deep cameo proofs struck by Sunshine Minting of Idaho.
VTP is offering them for $100 each, $800 for a gift set of 10 or $1,500 for a 20-piece set. Shipping is free. To order, call (800) 785-6113 and select option one.