Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-52 WM

Reference SH 2-52 WM
Date 1876
Metal White Metal
Diameter 42 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett
Minted By
Rarity R-8

The Declaration of Independence obverse has three different varieties that are found paired with the Washington Ornamental Bust reverse. This variety, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, has three people seated and one 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 Washington with an ornamental border of Calvary and Infantry.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition