This is a summary based on the original article found on Yahoo Finance. The gold and silver coins made for the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbour by the US Money Reserve was donated to the US Navy Memorial Fund, story also appeared on kusi.com. This fund is using the money to put up a Lone Sailor Statue in memory of the events of Pearl Harbour. The US Navy Memorial Foundation and US Money Reserve join forces to erect a Lone Sailor Statue at Pearl Harbour. This statue is meant to commemorate all the men and women who give their lives at sea for the freedom of the country. The figure of the Lone Sailor has been the image of respect, devotion and honour to the duty of the US Navy since the beginning. This is where the US navy has drawn its strength at sea and allowed the country of America to have both security and the freedom we enjoy. The statue will bring inspiration to all the families, men and women that have served and will serve the US Navy for many futures to come.
The statue will be cast from solid bronze and stand 7 foot tall. The sales of silver and gold coins by the US Money Reserve is where the majority of the funding will be drawn from. The Gold coin was stamped to honour the day of the 7th of December 1941. A day that will be remembered by all for ever. The President and CEO of the Navy memorial Foundation said “This beautiful coin represents not only an important inflection point in our nation’s history, but it is a remembrance of the greatest generation who went on to win this war. The beautiful statue was created by Stanley Bleifeld.