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    Posted 9 years ago

    valevally
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    Hi everybody. My name is Valeria and I live in Padua, Italy. Please forgive my mistakes in advance :)
    I'd need a tip from you:
    I recently inherited a collection of coins and stamps from my grandfather; between the other coins I found this coin (or medal?): as you can see, on one side it's represented JFK's face, on the other there's a hand with a torch. It looks a bit like the 1964's half dollar, but it seems not to be a real coin, showing no nominal value on it.
    Has anybody ever seen this?
    Any info will be useful to identify the mysterious object.
    Thank everybody and have a nice day.
    Valeria

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    Comments

    1. Militarist Militarist, 9 years ago
      Looks like you have a nice medal.
    2. valevally, 9 years ago
      Thank you for your reply! Do you think it may have a value? As you can easily guess, here in Italy there aren't many experts of JFK's memorabilia...
    3. Militarist Militarist, 9 years ago
      I have seen a book on JFK medals many years ago but can't remember a title. May be if you do a book finder search on google you may find something. I do not know of any JFK collectors but if you medal is silver (there may be a fineness mark on the edge) it would be worth at least silver value based on weight and fineness. Silver is currently around $33-34 per ounce. If there is a coin dealer or jeweler near you they may be able to test for silver content with out damaging the medal. Good luck.
    4. valevally, 9 years ago
      Thank you, you've been really kind and your answer is very detailed.
      I'll follow your advice.
      Greetings from Italy!

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