BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
HK-028 MS 64

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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: BRASS SC$1 (1876) PA HK-28 LIBERTY BELL DOLLAR US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION HK-28 US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION
Full Grade: NGC MS 64
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

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TOP POP OF ONLY (9) LISTED IN THE NGC CENSUS AS OF 9/2020.

A MS 63 EXAMPLE SOLD FOR $759.00 IN THE OSTHEIMER SEALED BID AUCTION IN 2010. AN AU 58 EXAMPLE SOLD FOR $587.50 IN A HERITAGE AUCTION IN 2014.

U.S. CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION 1876 PHILADELPHIA, PA

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

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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