Centennial Exposition Liberty Bell/Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-3 S PR · HK-23

Year 1876
Metal Silver Proof
Weight
Diameter 38.1 mm
Designed By
Engraved By William H. Key
Minted By
Rarity R-9
Orientation
Reference SH 2-3 S PR
HK-23

The Liberty Bell was on display at the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia. The dates on this die variety have a pointed 6 and is found paired with several other centennial dies. Engraved by William H. Key, assistant engraver to William Barber, 1864-1885; his signature is below Independence Hall. Both Frossard and Holland report these as being struck in copper, not bronze.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition