AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world prepares for the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Money Reserve, one of world's largest gold and silver distributors, has just released the first-ever legal tender 99.99% pure gold coin minted exclusively for USMR by The Perth Mint.
The Perth Mint is one of the world's premiere minting facilities and is recognized internationally for its design innovation, minting expertise and marketing acumen, winning 21 industry awards in the past ten years alone.
"We are honored to have worked with The Perth Mint to design and produce these beautiful gold and silver coins to memorialize such an historic event in the world's history. The 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Gold Coin beautifully and respectfully honors the events of December 7, 1941," said Philip N. Diehl, President U.S. Money Reserve.
U.S. Money Reserve is the exclusive distributor for this limited release of the 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor gold and silver coins. U.S. Money Reserve engaged The Perth Mint to mint these world-class gold and silver coins memorializing those that served during the attack on Pearl Harbor of which Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed, "A date which will live in infamy."
"This beautiful coin represents not only an important inflection point in our nation's history, but it is a remembrance of the greatest generation who went on to win this war." John Totushek, VADM USN (Ret) President and CEO, US Navy Memorial Foundation a 501 (c) (3) corporation.
"Australia and the United States have been strong allies since World War II and our friendship remains to this day, so it is with pride that we contribute to this significant anniversary," said Neil Vance, Perth Mint Group Manager Minted Products.
The intricate detail of these unique and magnificent coins captures the moment of attack beginning at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian Time. The coin's reverse shows Japanese fighter and torpedo planes, as the first of two waves attack three of the eight U.S. Navy battleships. In all, more than 15 U.S. naval ships and 188 U.S. aircraft were destroyed and 2,403 American military and civilians were killed, while 1,178 others were wounded.
The obverse brings together our allies the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Australia with the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
To speak with a U.S. Money Reserve Account Executive about the release of the 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor Gold and Silver Coins call 1 855 815 2219 or visit www.usmoneyreserve.com/pearlharbor.
About U.S. Money Reserve
U.S. Money Reserve is one of the world's largest private distributors of gold, silver and platinum products.
Founded in 2001, U.S. Money Reserve has grown into one of the world's largest private distributors of U.S. and foreign government-issued gold, silver and platinum legal tender products. Hundreds of thousands of clients across the country rely on U.S. Money Reserve to diversify their assets with physical precious metals, primarily in the form of U.S. gold and silver coins.
U.S. Money Reserve's uniquely trained team includes coin research and numismatic professionals equipped with expert market knowledge to find products that offer the highest profit potential for precious metals buyers at every level. U.S. Money Reserve goes above the industry standard to provide superior customer service, with the goal of establishing a long-term relationship with each and every one of its customers. U.S. Money Reserve is based in Austin, Texas.
U.S. Money Reserve, Inc. ("USMR"), a Delaware corporation, with its principal office at 6500 River Place Blvd., Bldg. 3, Suite 400, Austin, Texas 78730, is a commercial co-venturer with U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation ("USNMF"), with its principal office at 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 123, Washington, DC 20004, (202) 737-2300.
For every 75th Anniversary Pearl Harbor coin purchased, $5 will be donated by USMR to USNMF. All of the contributions raised by the solicitation will be utilized for the production and installation of the USNMF Lone Sailor Statue expected to be installed in Honolulu, HI. This campaign for the Pearl Harbor Coins will terminate on or about February 28, 2021. USMR and USNMF are not affiliated with the U.S. Navy or any unit of the U.S. Government.
About The Perth Mint
Located in Perth, Australia, The Perth Mint is a leading precious metals refining, minting and value adding enterprise, providing high quality precious metal products and services to markets throughout the world. Operating with core values of excellence, ethics and equity, and underpinned by an uncompromising focus on cost efficiency, The Perth Mint manages Australia's only internationally multi-accredited gold and silver refinery and offers the world's sole government guaranteed precious metals investment and storage program.
The Perth Mint also exports some $18b of pure gold, silver and platinum bullion bars and coins to investors in more than 100 countries each year and issues an array of official commemorative coins which showcase Australia's icons to the world. Still operating in its original premises, founded in 1899, The Perth Mint is also a premier tourist destination and home to the largest coin in the world – the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin. Visit perthmint.com.au for more information.
SOURCE U.S. Money Reserve