Centennial Washington Military Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-7 WM · HK-70B

Year 1876
Metal White Metal
Weight
Diameter 38 mm
Designed By
Engraved By William H. Key
Minted By
Rarity R-9
Orientation
Reference SH 2-7 WM
HK-70B

Key’s signed military bust of Washington with an unsigned arabesque scrolls reverse die. Apparently not a popular medal sold for the exposition as there are very few known today. The scrolls reverse was possibly a stock die at the U.S. Mint, likely engraved by Soley but possibly by Key.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition