SOLD: HK-74 1876 Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Commemoration SCD

NGC AU 58 Ostheimer Collection

Reference HK-74
SH 2-53 WM
Date 1876
Grade AU 58
Price $145.00
Item # 2079
Metal White Metal
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett

Pedigree from the Ostheimer Collection. The obverse, likely engraved by George H. Lovett, features a copy of John Trumbull’s painting of the 1776 Congress Committee of Five making its report on the Declaration of Independence. This variety has three people seated and one person standing to the right of the Committee of Five, the die is not signed. The reverse commemoration legend has a microscopic “Pat. Nov. 3 1874 H&L” below.