This San Francisco Mint 2-coin set was issued to honor the black Revolutionary War patriots and the 275th anniversary of the birth of the first black Revolutionary War patriot, Crispus Attucks. When people think of the patriots who fought for the United States` freedom, most are unaware that the first patriot to die was an African American man. Crispus Attucks was killed by the British in the Boston Massacre of 1770. The obverse features a portrait of Crispus Attucks, the first patriot to be killed in the Revolutionary War. The reverse features the proposed Black Patriots Memorial. Add this historic commemorative set to your collection today!
- Material: Silver
- Mint Mark: San Francisco
- Product Type: Sets
- Commemorative Series: Black Revolutionary War Patriots (1998)
- Year: 1998