The Franklin Mint was founded in 1964 when it began striking legal tender coins for foreign countries, as well as commemorative medallions,
casino tokens and precious metal ingots. Eventually, the product line was expanded to include the sculptures, deluxe games,
precision die-cast models, beautiful collector dolls, and more sought-after collectibles for which the Mint is now world famous.
Through the years, The Franklin Mint has achieved enormous success with the introduction of some of the best-selling
collectibles ever issued, including The Civil War Chess Set, Monopoly: The Collector’s Edition, the spectacular scale
re-creation of the Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail Classic—as well as scoring huge successes with an array of products
authorized by General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Paramount Studios, and The Smithsonian Institution, to name just a few.