For Sale: HK-74 1876 Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Commemoration SCD

Sold · NGC AU 58 Ostheimer Collection

Reference HK-74
SH 2-53 WM
Date 1876
Grade NGC AU 58
2008308-035
Ostheimer Collection
Price Sold
Item # 2079
Metal White Metal
Designed By George Hampden Lovett
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett

Pedigree from the Ostheimer Collection. The obverse, likely engraved by George H. Lovett, features a copy of John Trumbull’s painting of the 1776 Congress Committee of Five making its report on the Declaration of Independence. This variety has three people seated and one person standing to the right of the Committee of Five, the die is not signed. The reverse commemoration legend has a microscopic “Pat. Nov. 3 1874 H&L” below.