SOLD: HK-59 1876 Centennial Seated Liberty / American Colonies SCD


Reference HK-59
SH 2-28 (view)
Date 1876
Grade BU
Price $545.00
Item # 2076
Metal White Metal
Engraved By George B. Soley

A seated woman, similar to that on William Barber’s 1873-1885 U.S.Trade Dollar, represents America. The reverse depicts an interesting scene with a farmer and a colonial soldier preparing for battle. Remember that Washington’s troops were farmers, fighting for their independence from the British which had the finest trained army in existence at that time. Engraved by George B. Soley, assistant engraver at the U.S. Mint. Struck in white metal, actually CH BU with pester, net grade BU.