SOLD: HK-17 1875 Battle of Lexington Centennial SCD

NGC MS 65 BN Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-17
Date 1875
Grade MS 65 BN
Price $750.00
Item # 3212
Metal Bronze

Near TOP POP, only 2 graded finer in 66. A collection of So-Called Dollars would not be complete without an example of this historically significant medal. “What a glorious morning for America” Samuel Adams exclaimed after the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775, which marked the beginning of the Revolutionary War. The gold, silver and bronze medals were struck at the Philadelphia Mint; the white-metal pieces were privately minted later. Dies by Henry Mitchell from designs by Edward Griffin Porta.