BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
HK-021 MS 65 BN

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: United States PHILADELPHIA, PA 1876
Design Description: SO-CALLED DOLLARS - HIBLER & KAPPEN US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION
Item Description: BRONZE SC$1 1876 PA HK-21 US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION OFFICIAL MEDAL HK-21 OFFICIAL MEDAL
Full Grade: NGC MS 65 BN
Owner: Bruce Thomas Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

THERE IS ONLY (1) MS 66 LISTED FINER OF THIS TYPE IN THE NGC CENSUS AS OF 1/2022. ANOTHER MS 65 EXAMPLE WAS SOLD FOR $352.00 BY HERITAGE AUCTIONS IN 2016.

U.S. CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION 1876 PHILADELPHIA, PA

Purpose: To commemorate 100th anniversary of signing of United States Declaration of Independence.

Medals: Official Medals sponsored and issued in two sizes by Centennial Board of Finance; authorized by 43rd Congress. Large size precluded from listing here. Of issues below, Silver was struck in Mint Exhibit on grounds, sold for $3; Bronze and Gilt pieces struck at Philadelphia Mint, sold for 50 cents each. Dies were destroyed when exposition closed.

OFFICIAL MEDALS
Engraved by William Barber. One of White Metal specimens was sold by Presidential Coin and Antique Company in 1983 from personal collection of Charles Barber, son of William Barber; other two specimens reported as from same source.

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