2000 W $10 Library of Congress MS70 Hand Signed by Kenneth Bressett Gold & Platinum coin

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2000 W $10 Library of Congress MS70 – Hand Signed by Kenneth Bressett – Gold & Platinum coin

This coin holds the unique distinction of being the first and only bimetallic coin produced by the United States Mint and the first commemorative coin issued in the new millennium. The core of the coin is minted from a quarter ounce of platinum and features the hand of Minerva raising the Torch of Learning over the Jefferson Building. An outer ring minted from a quarter ounce of gold features the name, date and denomination of the coin.
 
This coin has been hand signed by Kenneth Bressett who has been the editor of the Official Red Book since 1962. Mr. Bressett is one of the most famous numismatic researchers and writers of all time having published numerous books and articles: Money of the Bible, Let's Collect Coins, Basics of Coin Grading for U.S. Coin, Buying and Selling United States Coins, United States Coin Price Trends, Collectible American Coins, Collecting U.S. Coins, The Fantastic 1804 Dollar, A Guide Book of English Coins, Official ANA Grading Standards for United States Coins, A Guide Book of United States Coins, The Handbook of United States Coins, Guide Book of United States Currency and Handbook of Ancient Greek and Roman Coins.
 
Specifications

Date: 2000
Mint: W - WestPoint
Weight: 16.72 grams
Face: $10
Diameter: 26.92 mm
Metal: 0.480 gold/0.480 platinum
Condition: MS70
Service:  NGC