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2014 Intaglio Print Defenders of Freedom Marines

2014 Intaglio Print Defenders of Freedom Marines Image
Price: $22.50
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Item Number: 49238

(First day of sale:  June 16, 2014 - 8:00 AM ET – Price: $22.50) – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to introduce “Marines”, the third of five cards in the 2014 “Defenders of Freedom” Intaglio Print Program.  This program is dedicated to the five branches of the United States Armed Forces representing Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

This print (Marines) features an exquisite compilation of unique engraved vignettes focusing on the age-old art of intaglio printing.

Description of Images:

Top Center - Vignette/Iwo Jima Flag Raising  (Miscellaneous Die #16487) Engraved by Matthew D. Fenton, 1950.

Bottom Center - $10 Military Payment Certificate, Series 521 – Main Vignette – (Miscellaneous Die #9108 - inverted) “Female Head”  Engraved by G.F.C. Smillie, 1917.

Border Design – (Miscellaneous Plate #217264-4).

This print is 8 ½” x 11” in size.

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