Centennial Washington Large Bust / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-15 CU

Reference SH 2-15 CU
Date 1876
Metal Copper
Diameter 37.59 mm
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Rarity R-8

Auction catalogs from 1878 & 1879 name the reverse die the “American Colonies,” representing the fact that General Washington’s troops were farmers during peace and soldiers when at war; this is truly an emotional design considering the fact that they were victorious over the well trained British army.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition