For Sale: HK-154 1893 Columbian Exposition Brass Variety Large Letters Official SCD

Sold · NGC MS 63 Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-154
Date 1893
Grade NGC MS 63
Jeff Shevlin Collection
Price Sold
Item # 2088
Metal Brass
Designed By George Morgan
Engraved By George Morgan

The major grading firms do not realize that the original striking’s of the Official Medal were in Brass. The majority seen today are the common gold-plated varieties. This is the scarce Brass Version. Official Medal from the 1893 Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, Illinois. Type I large letter obverse variety features the U.S. Government Building. Struck in Brass.