HORNREICH COLLECTION of So Called Dollars
HK-41 WM, Baker 392B, Independence Hall Dollar, U.S. Centennial Expo 1876

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: United States Philadelphia, PA 1876
Design Description: SO-CALLED DOLLARS - HIBLER & KAPPEN Independence Hall Dollar, U.S. Centennial Expo
Item Description: WM SC$1 1876 PA HK-41 INDEPENDENCE HALL DOLLAR US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION HK-41 WM, Baker 392B US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION
Full Grade: NGC MS 61 PL
Owner: Spencer Collection

Owner Comments:

Medal, 1876, WM, INDEPENDENCE HALL DOLLAR, WASHINGTON, U.S. CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION, Philadelphia, PA, So Called Dollar HK-41 White Metal, NGC MS61 PL, Cert# 3018762-001. Obv. Edifice; to l., 1776; to r. 1876; below Commenced 1729 / Finished 1734; microscopic Key. F beneath edifice; above around Independence Hall; no trees in front of hall (Same as Reverse of HK-23); Rv. Military bust Washington by Key, r.; Born Feb 22 1732 / Died Dec 14 1799 on scroll below. Issued by Messrs. Deihl, Philadelphia (Same as Rv. of HK-30). Rarity-6. LIBERTY BELL-INDEPENDENCE HALL DOLLARS: Struck and issued by Messrs. Deihl, Philadelphia; designed by Key. Some of pieces with small bell struck as early as 1872; with large bell, 1874, in anticipation of centennial celebration. Liberty Bell, made of bronze, weighs 2,080 pounds, is 3 feet high, measures 12 feet around lip. John Pass and Charles Stow recast bell in 1753, it having cracked year before; in 1835 it cracked beyond repair. It now hangs in Liberty Bell Center, a dedicated museum within Independence National Historical Park near old State House, renamed Independence Hall, where Declaration of Independence was unanimously adopted by Continental Congress, July 4, 1776.

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