Centennial Fountain / Star

1876 · SH 2-22 CU

Reference SH 2-22 CU
Date 1876
Metal Copper
Diameter 37.7 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George B. Soley
Minted By
Rarity R-9

The Centennial Fountain die is found paired with Soley’s Washington Large Bust, this star reverse, and the scroll reverse die. The centennial fountain was constructed to be a source for clean drinking water, as an alternative to alcohol consumption.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition