Centennial Declaration of Independence four seated / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-51 S · HK-79A

Reference SH 2-51 S
Date 1876
Metal Silver
Diameter 41.94 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett
Minted By
Rarity R-9

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the Washington Ornamental Bust. This variety, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, has only four people seated and none standing to the right of the Committee of Five, the die is not signed. The reverse, also engraved by Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington with an ornamental border of Calvary and Infantry.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition