Centennial American Colonies / Star

1876 · SH 2-21 CU · HK-72C

Reference SH 2-21 CU
Date 1876
Metal Copper
Diameter 37.7 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George B. Soley
Minted By
Rarity R-9

Soley’s star reverse was struck in five different metals and is found paired with five different obverse dies that were engraved by Soley. Soley’s star reverse’s were all struck with a reeded edge. All of Soley’s and Key’s other medals were struck with a smooth collar.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition