Detailed engraving of the U. Gold Depository at Fort Knox. America's Gold and the world's most f amous vault. An incredible 2.75 in diameter.
Fort Knox - Kentucky 1937. Cu, layered in 24k gold.Gold Depository - Fort Knox Commemorative Coin. Gold is the very basis of the American economic system. Protecting our nation's gold requires the ultimate in security. Gold Depository at Fort Knox is just that. Opened in 1937, it is located in the heart of a military base and is constantly surrounded by thousands of soldiers with the very latest military equipment. Called impenetrable, the gold vault lies far below the fortress-like structure. It is lined with granite walls and protected by a blast-proof door weighing 22 tons. No single person is entrusted with the entire combination to the vault. Beyond the main vault door, smaller internal cells provide further protection. The Depository is a classified facility - no visitors are permitted and no exceptions are made, because that U. Gold Depository at Fort Knox protects not only 368,000 gold bars, but America's economic future. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Commemorative\Modern Gold (1984-Now)".2018" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.