Centennial Washington Large Bust / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-15 CU

Year 1876
Metal Copper
Weight
Diameter 37.59 mm
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Rarity R-8
Orientation
Reference SH 2-15 CU

Auction catalogs from 1878 & 1879 name the reverse die the “American Colonies,” representing the fact that General Washington’s troops were farmers during peace and soldiers when at war; this is truly an emotional design considering the fact that they were victorious over the well trained British army.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition