1 oz Silver Icons of Route 66 Shield Illinois Gemini Giant

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Shield Highlights:

  • First of 8 Silver Icons of Route 66 Series Highway Shields.
  • Limited-production run adds further collectible appeal.
  • Unique, custom shield-shaped design.
  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes in highway shield-shaped plastic capsule. Multiples of 10 will come in a sealed roll.
  • Obverse: Features the Gemini Giant, located just outside Chicago, Illinois, peeking over Route 66 as it extends into the distance. “Illinois” and “Gemini Giant” are shown above the image.
  • Reverse: Reads “Route 66”, similar to the iconic road sign, and lists the Silver weight and purity.

Description

1 oz Silver Icons of Route 66 Shield Illinois Gemini Giant

The Icons of Route 66 Series takes customers on a visual journey across the most famous highway in America. Starting in Illinois and ending in California, each shield features a unique landmark from all of the 8 states that Route 66 passes through.

Each highway shield is designed to match the instantly recognisable shape of the Route 66 road sign and includes the highway name. Learn more about the exciting Icons of Route 66 Series today.

This first release of the Icons of Route 66 Series is a perfect way to start the adventure. Add this 1 oz Silver Icons of Route 66 Illinois Gemini Giant Highway Shield to your cart today!

First In Series: Illinois Gemini Giant

This first release of the Icons of Route 66 Series is a perfect way to start the adventure. Add this 1 oz Silver Icons of Route 66 Illinois Gemini Giant Highway Shield to your cart today!

Peeking over the lush Illinois landscape, the first Icons of Route 66 release features the recognizable face of the Gemini Giant, which stands outside the Launching Pad restaurant in Wilmington, Illinois. The 30-foot-tall statue is one of many giant “Muffler Man” advertising props found throughout the United States in the 1960s, selling mufflers, hot dogs, axes and more. One of the most photographed attractions along Route 66, the Gemini Giant was named after the Gemini space program and holds a silver rocket ship while wearing a space helmet that resembles a welding mask.

This first release will be offered as a limited-production run, adding even greater collectible appeal on top of the truly one-of-a-kind design and .999 fine Silver content. Buy the Gemini Giant Silver Highway Shield today and start your own Icons of Route 66 collection.

Icons of Route 66 Series

After officially opening November 11, 1926, this 2,448-mile road became the backdrop for family road trips and spurred economic growth across the country. This two-lane highway connected Chicago with Los Angeles and provided a way to discover the beauty and quirkiness of America.

The Icons of Route 66 Series takes some of the most unique and iconic landmarks that dotted the roadside of Route 66 and brings them to life in .999 fine Silver. From the first release featuring the towering Gemini Giant of Illinois, to the final release showcasing a true California icon, this Silver series is ideal for any collector of Route 66 or Americana items – or those who just want to take a ride down memory lane. This series will feature 8 of the iconic Route 66 landmarks representing each state along U.S. Route 66.

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