SOLD: HK-137 1878 George Washington Valley Forge Centennial SCD

NGC MS 65 BN Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-137
Date 1878
Grade MS 65 BN
Price $975.00
Item # 2110
Metal Bronze

Near TOP POP, only one graded finer in 66. This medal commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the departure of the Continental Army from Valley Forge. Authorized by Congress, designed and engraved by William Barber and struck in SILVER in 1880 at the Philadelphia Mint. Obverse features the bust of George Washington. This is one of the “Three Kings” of silver so-called dollars along with the Grant HK 12A and the Roosevelt HK 308.