For Sale: HK-222 1893 COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION LIBERTY HEAD SCD

$825.00 · NGC MS 66 PL

Reference HK-222
SH 6-79 AL
Date 1893
Grade MS 66 PL
Price $825.00
Item # 3424
Metal Aluminum

Near TOP POP, only one PL graded finer in 67. Attractive medal struck by Wilhelm Mayer of Stuttgart, Germany and sold by the Heeren Bros., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Signed W.M. below the bust. Also comes in 55mm, and 90mm sizes, and smaller 28mm versions not cataloged here. Compare to George Morgan’s portrait of Liberty on the silver dollar. The authors believe these were all struck as proofs. All varieties have what appears to be a dropped O on the reverse above 400th. Reported in Silver but not confirmed. Columbus landing scene on the reverse. Struck in Aluminum.