Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-48 S

Reference SH 2-48 S
Date 1876
Metal Silver
Diameter 42.4 mm
Designed By
Engraved By Abraham Demarest
Minted By
Rarity R-9

The Declaration of Independence die engraved by Demarest has four people seated and two standing to the right of the Committee of Five. Signed “Demarest. SC.”. All of these medals have extensive die cracks on the obverse near the signature. Reverse features Demarest’s John Hancock signature die, a simple design with a monumental impact.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition