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So-Called Dollars Minted in 1876

Centennial Liberty Bell Rounded 6 / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-4 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

William H. Key engraved two different dies with the Liberty Bell design. Careful inspection reveals…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Garland

1876 · SH 2-10 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Liberty Bell is paired with a plain reverse that has a circle of garland…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-12 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington bust design engraved by Soley is combined with the Independence Hall Bell design…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-15 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Auction catalogs from 1878 & 1879 name the reverse die the “American Colonies,” representing the…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-17 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse die by Soley, reverse die with arabesque scrolls likely done by Soley as well.…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Star

1876 · SH 2-18 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s white metal variety reverse die has a “No” for “number” engraved into the die…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Star

1876 · SH 2-20.1 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Scott Stamp & Coin Company, in their October 27, 1879 auction, lot #689, sold a…

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Centennial Fountain / Star

1876 · SH 2-22 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain die is found paired with Soley’s Washington Large Bust, this star reverse,…

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Total Abstinence / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-25 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The H.W. Holland list of Centennial Medals published in the January 1876 American Journal of…

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Centennial Small Independence Hall / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-27 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Small Independence Hall paired with the Scrolls reverse. Only known struck in copper and…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-29 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Seated Liberty design is paired with his scrolls reverse. The scrolls reverse is found…

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Centennial American Colonies / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-30 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The H.W. Holland list of Centennial medals published in the January 1876 American Journal of…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Crossing the Delaware

1876 · SH 2-31 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s obverse of Washington’s bust is paired with a die by an unknown engraver. The…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / New Jersey Seal

1876 · SH 2-32 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s obverse of Washington’s bust is paired with a die by an unknown engraver. The…

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Centennial General George Washington / Crossing the Delaware

1876 · SH 2-33 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The authors struggled with this medal as it was possibly engraved by George Morgan, and…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Children’s HOP

1876 · SH 2-37 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Authorized to be struck by a church, so an argument could be made that this…

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Centennial Grand Entrance

1876 · SH 2-44 GP · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This is the only exposition building die not engraved by Key; it is a George…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-48 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die engraved by Demarest has four people seated and two standing…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Three Seated One Standing / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-49 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence obverse has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Declaration of Independence four seated

1876 · SH 2-50 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Two Declatation of Independence dies muled together, one is signed by Demarest, the other is…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-52 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence obverse has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Washington Ornamental Bust / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-54 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington die, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington…

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Centennial Washington Ornamental Bust / Commemoration

1876 · SH 2-55 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington with…

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Centennial Union Forever

1876 · SH 2-56 BS · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Microscopic “Lovett” for George H. Lovett on Washington’s bust truncation. Shaking hands are in the…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Moores Creek

1876 · SH 2-65 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Sullivan’s Island

1876 · SH 2-66 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The second in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Long Island

1876 · SH 2-67 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The third in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Harlem Plains

1876 · SH 2-68 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fourth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Lake Champlain

1876 · SH 2-69 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fifth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of White Plains

1876 · SH 2-70 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The sixth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Fort Washington

1876 · SH 2-71 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The seventh in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Trenton

1876 · SH 2-72 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The eighth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Large & Small Bust

1876 · SH 2-73 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Lovett Battle Series with large and small busts combined. Reportedly one struck in silver…

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Centennial Delphos School

1876 · SH 2-75 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Another Lovett design using the same central device with a bust of Washington as on…

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Centennial Washington First in War

1876 · SH 2-76 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This original Washington bust design was engraved by Mathias Nicole Marie Vivier around 1818 for…

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Centennial Washington / Memorial Building

1876 · SH 2-77 BS · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

George Washington’s bust on the obverse with the Memorial Building on the reverse. Neither die…

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Centennial Washington / Memorial Building Copyright

1876 · SH 2-78 BS · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse is similar to the preceeding (SH 2-77) without the cinquefoils on either side…

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Centennial Washington Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-79 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse features the bust of Washington in civilian dress, three quarters facing left. Independence Hall…

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Centennial Washington with Sword Memorial Hall

1876 · SH 2-80 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse features a half length view of Washington in civilian dress facing three quarters to…

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Centennial Seventh Regiment Visit

1876 · SH 2-82 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Signed by engraver Demarest SC. N.Y. for Abraham Demarest Sr. New York, signature below monument.…

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Centennial Eternal Vigilance

1876 · SH 2-83 CU · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Scene of Liberty holding a wreath over the head of Vigilance, dies engraved by Charles…

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Centennial Abraham Lincoln

1876 · SH 2-84 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Abraham Lincoln bust on the obverse. Reverse legend states “Our Nations Freedom Achieved by Washington…

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Centennial Ulysses S. Grant

1876 · SH 2-85 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Ulysses S. Grant bust on the obverse. An angle with wings flys above the exposition…

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Centennial Washington See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-86 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse bust of Washington, engraved by German-American engraver Rudolf Laubenheimer. One of five different obverse…

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Centennial Catholic See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-87 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Catholic version, “In Honor of the Catholic Visitors to the International Exposition.” Designed by German-American…

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Centennial England See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-88 S · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

English version, “In Honor of the English Visitors to the International Exposition.” Designed by German-American…

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Centennial German See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-89 BZ · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

German version, in German the legend states “In Honor of the German Visitors to the…

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Centennial France See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-90 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

French version, in French the legend states “In Honor of the French Visitors to the…

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Centennial Washington and Liberty Bell on Shields

1876 · SH 2-91 WM · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The bust of Washington is on a shield with the date 1776 above, on the…

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Centennial Exposition Nevada

1876 · SH 2-2 S · HK-19 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Made of pure silver crushed from Nevada ores at the Nevada quartz mill located in…

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Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1876 · SH 2-1 S · HK-20 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This medal depicts a female (Liberty) as a symbol of the United States rising up…

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Centennial Exposition Liberty Bell/Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-3 S PR · HK-23 · Silver Proof · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Liberty Bell was on display at the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia. The dates…

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Centennial Small Liberty Bell No Star / Independence Hall With Trees

1876 · SH 2-46 CU · HK-27 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The smaller Liberty Bell no star variety is considerably scarcer than the star variety. Struck…

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Centennial Small Liberty Bell With Star / Independence Hall With Trees

1876 · SH 2-45 S · HK-27B · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The smaller Liberty Bell design is found with and without a star at 6:00 in…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Liberty Bell

1876 · SH 2-5 CU · HK-31 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The military bust of Washington is signed Key F. below the bust, made by William…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Liberty Bell

1876 · SH 2-11 CU · HK-32A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington bust design engraved by Soley is combined with the Liberty Bell design engraved…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Siloam M.E. Church

1876 · SH 2-35 WM · HK-33B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

As with the prior cataloged so-called dollar, the authors could have opted to exclude this…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Cumberland M.E. Church

1876 · SH 2-36 WM · HK-34B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

As with the two prior cataloged so-called dollars, the authors could have opted to exclude…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Sunday School

1876 · SH 2-34 CU · HK-35 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Authorized to be struck by a church, so an argument could be made that this…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / G.A.R. Badge

1876 · SH 2-9 CU · HK-37 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

An argument could be made that since the reverse die has a G.A.R Grand Army…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-6 S · HK-39 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Engraver William H. Key’s signed military bust of Washington is combined with the large Independence…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Small Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-13 S · HK-42 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Both dies were engraved by George B. Soley. Soley’s Washington Large Bust die is also…

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Centennial Independence Hall / Chosen Friends

1876 · SH 2-8 CU · HK-46A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A medal authorized by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a non-political and non-sectarian international…

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Centennial Small Independence Hall / Star

1876 · SH 2-19 CU · HK-47A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Independence Hall obverse die and his Star reverse die with legend stating it was…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Small Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-26 WM · HK-51 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Engraved by George B. Soley, who was a diesinker and worked at the U.S. Mint…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Seated Liberty

1876 · SH 2-14 CU · HK-53 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Seated Liberty design with Liberty sitting on a keystone symbolizes the strength of America…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-28 S · HK-56 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A seated woman, similar to that on William Barber’s 1873-1885 U.S. Trade Dollars, represents America.…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-28 GP · HK-58 · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A seated woman, similar to James Longacre’s one-dollar patterns, represents America. The reverse depicts an…

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Centennial Fountain / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-24 S · HK-62 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

In the January 1876 issue of the American Journal of Numismatics Henry W. Holland began…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Centennial Fountain

1876 · SH 2-16 WM · HK-68 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain was funded and built under the direction of the Catholic Church to…

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Centennial Fountain / Total Abstinence

1876 · SH 2-23 S · HK-69A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain design is found in two varieties, with and without a comma following…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-7 WM · HK-70B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s signed military bust of Washington with an unsigned arabesque scrolls reverse die. Apparently not…

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Centennial American Colonies / Star

1876 · SH 2-21 CU · HK-72C · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s star reverse was struck in five different metals and is found paired with five…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Commemoration

1876 · SH 2-53 WM · HK-74 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse, likely engraved by Lovett, features a copy of John Trumbulls painting of the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-47 S · HK-75A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-47 WM · HK-76 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence four seated / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-51 S · HK-79A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Main Building / Free People

1876 · SH 2-38 S · HK-81A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Main Exposition Building adorns the obverse, with microscopic “W.H. Key F” (William H. Key’s…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 CU · HK-83 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Edifice of the Art Gallery on the obverse, one of the many Centennial So-Called…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 S · HK-83A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Edifice of the Art Gallery is on the obverse. It is one of the…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 GUP · HK-86 · Gutta-Percha · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

On the obverse is the Art Gallery Building, constructed for the Centennial Exposition held in…

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Centennial Horticultural Hall / Free People

1876 · SH 2-39 S · HK-87A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Horticultural Hall on the obverse, one of the many Centennial So-Called Dollars engraved and…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Horticultural Hall

1876 · SH 2-43 CU · HK-89 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Art Gallery die and his Horticultural Hall die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Main Building / Art Gallery

1876 · SH 2-41 WM · HK-89A · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Main Exposition Building die and his Art Gallery die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Main Building / Horticultural Hall

1876 · SH 2-42 GP · HK-89F · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Main Exposition Building die and his Horticultural Hall die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Exposition Lovett Battle of Moores Creek Bridge

1876 · SH 2-57 BZ · HK-91 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals engraved and issued by George Hampden Lovett…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Moores Creek

1876 · SH 2-57 WM · HK-92 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Sullivan’s Island

1876 · SH 2-58 S · HK-93 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The second in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Long Island

1876 · SH 2-59 S · HK-96 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The third in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Harlem Plains

1876 · SH 2-60 BZ · HK-100 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fourth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Lake Champlain

1876 · SH 2-61 S · HK-102 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fifth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of White Plains

1876 · SH 2-62 WM · HK-107 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The sixth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Fort Washington

1876 · SH 2-63 S · HK-108 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The seventh in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Trenton

1876 · SH 2-64 BZ · HK-112 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The eight in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Children of America

1876 · SH 2-74 BZ · HK-115 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Another Lovett design using the same central device with a small bust of Washington as…

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Centennial Washington and Grant

1876 · SH 2-81 WM · HK-118 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Standing figures of Washington, who was 6’3’’ tall, and Grant, each with their hand on…

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