Centennial Washington Large Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-17 S

Year 1876
Metal Silver
Weight
Diameter 37.7 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George B. Soley
Minted By
Rarity R-9
Orientation
Reference SH 2-17 S

Obverse die by Soley, reverse die with arabesque scrolls likely done by Soley as well. Noted by Baker in his Washington book that it exists. The H.W. Holland list of Centennial Medals published in the January 1876 American Journal of Numismatics reports this was struck in silver, but it was l i k e l y struck in other compositions as well.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition