Rick Harrison Mints “The Old Man” for a Special Pawn Star Birthday

March 9, 2012 by  

Richard "Old Man" Harrison celebrated his birthday with Randy Travis (to his right), grandson Corey and son Rick Harrison
Rick Harrison
, of HISTORY’s “Pawn Stars,” planned early for “The Old Man’s” birthday this year. For a man who has nearly everything, Harrison had to get creative when coming up with a special present to commemorate his Dad’s 71st birthday (Pictured above: Richard “Old Man” Harrison with Randy Travis (to his right), grandson Corey and son Rick Harrison – Photo credit: Gold & Silver Pawn Shop)

The "Old Man" with Randy Travis and his entourage

The "Old Man" with Randy Travis and his entourage, Rick Harrison and store employees

Being the savvy collector that Harrison is, he and the Gold & Silver Pawn staff came up with the idea of creating a silver medallion embossed with “The Old Man’s” face, now available for purchase exclusively at the pawn shop.

The "Old Man" Medallion - Front

The "Old Man" Medallion - Front

This special piece was presented to “The Old Man” Friday, March 2, in a special celebration at the pawn shop. Family, staff and fans were all in attendance as Harrison presented the handcrafted medallion to his Dad. Afterwards, everyone was able to enjoy a marble cake with buttercream frosting endorsed with a picture of “The Old Man.”

The "Old Man" Medallion - Back

The "Old Man" Medallion - Back

Also in attendance was country superstar Randy Travis and his entourage, who surprised everyone with a special appearance for “The Old Man.” Travis gave the crooner a special edition guitar that he signed for him while at the shop signing, “Great to meet you. God Bless.”

The medallion was commissioned with Sunshine Minting, Inc. based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and struck at their operation in Henderson, Nevada. Sunshine Minting is the world’s largest manufacturer of silver and gold for bullion and their products can be found at the Pawn Shop. The first mintage of this medallion will be strictly limited to 1,000 pieces and will only be sold at the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, priced at $60 each.

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