All Metals

So-Called Dollars Made of White Metal (WM)

Inter-State Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1873 · SH 1-11 WM · White Metal · 1873 Inter-State Industrial Exposition of Chicago

The Inter-State Exposition Building, modeled after the London and New York Crystal Palaces adorns the…

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1879 Pittsburgh Exposition Official Medal

1879 · SH 3-11 WM · White Metal · 1879 Pittsburgh Exposition

The Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society exhibited again in 1879 and commissioned a new obverse die…

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National Mining & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1882 · SH 3-31 WM · White Metal · 1882 National Mining and Industrial Exposition

The primary three-story exposition building depicted on the obverse was built in the shape of…

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Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1886 · SH 4-72 WM · White Metal · 1886 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition

Legend on the obverse Minneapolis Industrial Exposition with a large edifice in the center. Micro…

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1887 St. Louis Exposition Official Medal

1887 · SH 4-81 WM · White Metal · 1887 St. Louis Exposition

Icons of the arts and industry adorn the obverse, the Music Hall edifice is on…

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Hornellsville Exposition Official Medal

1887 · SH 4-121 WM · White Metal · 1887 Hornellsville Exposition

The main exposition building is on the obverse, a wreath and the exposition dates are…

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National Railway Electric & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1889 · SH 5-61 WM · White Metal · 1889 National Railway Electric and Industrial Exposition

Over a dozen ears of corn are hanging on the obverse, Korn King to either…

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Northwestern Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1890 · SH 5-71 WM · White Metal · 1890 Northwestern Industrial Exposition

The main exposition building appears on the obverse with a micro signature below and to…

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Southern Exposition Official Medal

1883 · SH 3-51 WM · White Metal · 1883 Southern Exposition

The main exposition building adorns the obverse. Reverse legend states the exposition opens August 1st…

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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1826 U.S. Semicentennial SCD

1826 · HK-4 · White Metal · Category: 1820

Struck to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. An eagle perched on…

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New York Crystal Palace Official Medal

1853 · SH 1-1 WM · HK-6 · White Metal · 1853 New York Crystal Palace

Struck for the first “International” Exposition held in the United States and hosted in New…

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Crystal Palace Industry of All Nations

1853 · SH 1-2 WM · HK-7A · White Metal · 1853 New York Crystal Palace

Engraved by George Hampden Lovett, micro signature G.H. Lovett N.Y. below the building. George Lovett…

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Heenan Boxing Champion of America

1860 · HK-10 · White Metal · Category: 1860

Bust features John C. Heenan the “Benicia Boy” who won the first clear claim to…

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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 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 / 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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Evacuation of Valley Forge 125th Anniversary

1903 · HK-132 · White Metal · Category: 1900

George Washington in high relief adorns the obverse. Struck to commemorate the 125th anniversary of…

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Ohio Valley Exposition George Washington

1888 · HK-146 · White Metal · 1888 Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial

The Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial Exposition which ran for 100 days was held…

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Remember the Maine

1898 · HK-285 · White Metal · Category: 1890

The U.S. Battleship Maine was sent to Havana Cuba in January 1898 on a goodwill…

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1859 Nassau Water Works White Metal SCD

1859 · HK-589B · White Metal · Category: 1850

Neptune moves a lever with his right arm, which causes water to gush out of…

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American Exposition of Foreign Products Official Medal

1883 · SH 3-41 WM · HK-594 · White Metal · 1883 American Expo of Foreign Products

A large spread eagle on the obverse. The Arts and Manufactures Building is on the…

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