Collectors worldwide have been patronizing The Franklin Mint for five decades, to purchase coins and other memorabilia that are valued and passed down for generations. Founded by Joseph Segel in 1964, The Franklin Mint has manufactured and marketed currency, dolls, die-cast vehicles, jewelry, figurines, plates, LP record sets, stamps and other unique items throughout its history. Though no longer an operating mint, the company continues to sell gift items and collectibles though its website, FranklinMint.com. Many collections are based upon historical and pop culture icons, including presidents, movies and celebrities, from John Wayne to The Wizard of Oz. The company is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special collection designed to commemorate its illustrious past. Shop the site for everything from toys and games to reproductions of historical documents. Find the perfect gift for fans of everyone from Elvis Presley to John F. Kennedy at The Franklin Mint.