F-117 Nighthawk

Item Number: 16061
Product Type:  Coin
Size: 1 1/2 inch (39mm) Round
Material: 1 oz .999 Silver Proof
Price: $34.50
 
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Presentation BoxF-117 Nighthawk

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk was a stealth ground attack aircraft formerly operated by the United States Air Force. The F-117A's first flight was in 1981, and it achieved Initial Operational Capability status in October 1983. The F-117A was "acknowledged" and revealed to the world in November 1988.

As a product of the Skunk Works and a development of the Have Blue prototype, it became the first operational aircraft initially designed around stealth technology. The F-117A was widely publicized during the Gulf War.

The Air Force retired the F-117 on 22 April 2008, primarily due to the purchasing and eventual deployment of the more effective F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II.

This silver proof coin is minted in 1 Troy ounce of .999 pure silver. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, each piece comes sealed in a protective Lucite capsule and mounted in an elegant leatherette presentation box.

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