The third in our series of four coins has arrived.  We have received the bronze coins, but we are waiting for the silver coins.  We are thrilled with the detail picked up on this third coin.  The image on this coin is the ship’s crest of the USS NORTH DAKOTA (SSN-784).  It joins our first coin with the ship’s crest of the 1st USS NORTH DAKOTA (BB-29) and our second coin with the image of our boat’s sponsor, Katie Fowler.  The fourth coin will be launched closer to NORTH DAKOTA’s commissioning in 2014.  The reverse side of all four coins is the same image of the profile of USS NORTH DAKOTA against the North Dakota State Flag.  here are images of all three coins and an image of the reverse side.  The reverse image is of my first silver coin.

The first coin:


The second coin:

The third coin:

The reverse side of all three coins which will also be the reverse of the fourth coin when it is launched:

Coin reverse side

The third coin in bronze plus the first and second coins in bronze only will be available for sale at the Pride of Dakota Bismarck  Holiday Showcase this weekend in the Exhibit Hall of Bismarck Civic Center.  A limited number of the silver of the third coin will be available for $100.  The silver of the first coin and the second coin have all been purchased.  Plus at the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase you will be able to buy our new Made in America T-shirts with USS NORTH DAKOTA on the left front and a large full color crest on the back.  We have short sleeve T-shirts in white and blue for $25 and we have a long sleeve white T-shirt for $30.  Plus we will have decals for $5.  And we will have a discount bin of the first T-shirts which are all only available in Large for $10.

Stop by and visit our USS NORTH DAKOTA booth this weekend.  We are booth U11 on the Upper Level Lobby.  When you enter the Civic Center Exhibit Hall from the west doors go up the stairs to visit us and other booths on the Upper Lobby Level before you head into the crowded Exhibit Hall.  The hours of operation are Friday, November 30th 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, December 2nd, from 11:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

We are going to assess the interest in nice four coin set holders, so if you are interested please let us know.


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