Centennial Washington Ornamental Bust / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-54 WM

Reference SH 2-54 WM
Date 1876
Metal White Metal
Diameter 41.6 mm
Designed By
Engraved By George Hampden Lovett
Minted By
Rarity R-7

The Washington die, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington with an ornamental border of Calvary and Infantry. Reverse is Demerest’s John Hancock die, a simple design with a monumental impact.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition