John F. Kennedy 2017 4 Coin Gold Collection

  • 2017 marks the Centenary of John F. Kennedy’s birth and in order to celebrate the milestone of such an influential figure, The Dublin Mint Office thought it appropriate to release these beautiful numismatic tributes.
  • Individually numbered capsules
  • Premium boxes specially designed with a portrait of JFK
  • Extremely low limited edition
  • Type: Single
  • Availability: Low
Price: € 5,650

"When my great-grandfather left here to become a cooper in East Boston, he carried nothing with him except two things: a strong religious faith and a strong desire for liberty. I am glad to say that all of his great-grandchildren have valued that inheritance."

John F. Kennedy – June 1963 – Dublin

In 1917, 100 years ago one of the United States’ most loved presidents was born. With his strong Irish heritage and deep rooted religious views he was widely accepted as America’s first Irish-Catholic President. For such a short term as president he managed to win the hearts of Americans everywhere and influence so many.

The epitome of sixties glamour, he brought a sense of hope and progress to the presidency, embracing the civil rights movement and introducing the Peace Corps while at the same time standing firm against the threat to  peace posed by communism, notably during the Cuban Missile Crisis (1962).

In June 1963, John F. Kennedy became the first serving President of the USA to visit Ireland. He flew to Dublin from Berlin after delivering his “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech, in which he talked about the struggle for freedom and the threat of communism. Following special permission, television cameras were allowed inside the Dáil chambers for the first time when JFK became the first foreign leader to address the Houses of the Oireachtas.

At Arbour Hill the president placed a wreath on the grave of the leaders of the 1916 Rising. Huge crowds greeted him everywhere he went, and the radio clips in particular give a flavour of the atmosphere and excitement created throughout the country. JFK later described his 4 days in Ireland as the best of his life.

Coins featuring the portrait of JFK have always been high in demand so to avoid disappointment order yours now.

Price: € 5,650
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5 Dollars 18.00 mm 3.11 grams 400
10 Dollars 22.50 mm 7.7 grams 1000
50 Dollars 30.00 15.5 grams 500
100 Dollars 38.61 mm 31.3 grams 400
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99.9% Gold 2017 Proof Niue