BRUCE THOMAS COLLECTION OF SO-CALLED DOLLARS AND OTHER MEDALS
HK-020 MS 63

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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: SILVER SC$1 1876 PA HK-20 US CENTENNIAL EXPOSITION OFFICIAL MEDAL HK-20
Full Grade: NGC MS 63
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:

VERY BEAUTIFULLY DARK TONED SILVER EXAMPLE OF THIS SO-CALLED DOLLAR.

A MS 63 PL EXAMPLE WAS SOLD BY STACKS BOWERS IN 2018 FOR $432.00.

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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