Nevada Centennial Medal & Collection of 19th Century Medals (8)

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Nevada Centennial Medal & Collection of 19th Century Medals (8)
Included are: 1864-1964 Nevada Centennial, .999 silver medal, 31.3 grams, 38.6mm, serial number 2295 (on edge), Gem Brilliant Proof; Washington-Lincoln Portrait Medal, bronze, 18mm, bust of Washington faces right in plain field, reverse: bust of Lincoln faces left in plain field, struck in high relief with prooflike fields, deep reddish-brown color; Washington Centennial Celebration Medal, Baker 456A, struck in copper, 28mm, Obverse: bust of Washington faces right in plain field, reverse: building at center surrounded by CENTENNIAL * CELEBRATION OCT.18.1883. in exergue: WASHING'S HEAD QUARTERS NEWBURGH N.Y., appearing "as struck" with reddish-brown color over prooflike fields and sharp detailing throughout; Washington Evacuation of New York City Centennial Medal, HK-125d, R.5, 35mm, struck in white metal, Military bust faces right, MORGAN (designer) on shoulder, reverse: 3 flags left and 3 flags right behind shield, tied at bottom, EVACUATION DAY / CENTENNIAL / NOVEMBER 25 CITY OF NEW YORK, 1783 at the left, 1883 at the right, bright with reflective fields and just a couple of tiny handling marks; 1876 Washington Jersey City Sunday Schools Medal, struck in white metal, holed at 12 o'clock, 28mm, obverse: bust of Washington faces left, IN GOD WE TRUST above, 1776 CENTENNIAL 1876 below, reverse: 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE JERSEY CITY SUNDAY SCHOOLS, MAY22 1876. The final 2 in the date is struck over a 1, bright an reflective on the obverse, an area of cloudy charcoal color is seen on the left side; 1888 Grover Cleveland Presidential Campaign Token, struck in white metal, holed at 12 o'clock, 28mm, obverse: bust of Cleveland faces left within a wreath tied at bottom, GROVER / CLEVELAND surrounds bust with 1888 below, reverse: outer border is a fancy wreath of leaves and berries, within: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, lightly handled with most detail and some original luster remaining; 1892 Columbus Medal, struck in copper, 26mm, holed at 12 o'clock, obverse: bearded bust of Christopher Columbus facing, COLUMBUS left, 1492-1892 right, reverse: busts of Washington, Lincoln, and Grant at center, FATHER.SAVIOUR.DEFENDER surrounds, a pleasing appearing example; 1840 William Harrison Campaign Token, struck in brass, 23mm, holed at 12 o'clock, obverse: left facing portrait of Harrison, MAJ: GEN: I W. HARRISON surrounds, BORN FEB. 9. 1773 is below, reverse: log cabin at center surrounded by THE PEOPLES CHOICE / IN THE YEAR 1840 below, lightly handled with traces of luster in the most protected areas of the design; and an (Undated) Lincoln Park Chapter No. 177, R.A.M. Masonic Token, struck in copper, 31mm, obverse: head of Lincoln faces right surrounded by beaded border, legends LINCOLN PARK CHAPTER No 177, R.A.M. surrounds with CHICAGO, ILL at the base, reverse: Masonic symbol within beaded circle surrounded by CHARTERED OCTOBER 26, 1876, ONE PENNY is below, original bright copper-red color throughout with no wear or spotting.

An interesting group of higher grade tokens and medals, each worthy of research and a spot in your Americana collection. All are housed in black Capital plastic holders.

Sold for US$ 526 inc. premium

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Nevada Centennial Medal & Collection of 19th Century Medals (8)
Included are: 1864-1964 Nevada Centennial, .999 silver medal, 31.3 grams, 38.6mm, serial number 2295 (on edge), Gem Brilliant Proof; Washington-Lincoln Portrait Medal, bronze, 18mm, bust of Washington faces right in plain field, reverse: bust of Lincoln faces left in plain field, struck in high relief with prooflike fields, deep reddish-brown color; Washington Centennial Celebration Medal, Baker 456A, struck in copper, 28mm, Obverse: bust of Washington faces right in plain field, reverse: building at center surrounded by CENTENNIAL * CELEBRATION OCT.18.1883. in exergue: WASHING'S HEAD QUARTERS NEWBURGH N.Y., appearing "as struck" with reddish-brown color over prooflike fields and sharp detailing throughout; Washington Evacuation of New York City Centennial Medal, HK-125d, R.5, 35mm, struck in white metal, Military bust faces right, MORGAN (designer) on shoulder, reverse: 3 flags left and 3 flags right behind shield, tied at bottom, EVACUATION DAY / CENTENNIAL / NOVEMBER 25 CITY OF NEW YORK, 1783 at the left, 1883 at the right, bright with reflective fields and just a couple of tiny handling marks; 1876 Washington Jersey City Sunday Schools Medal, struck in white metal, holed at 12 o'clock, 28mm, obverse: bust of Washington faces left, IN GOD WE TRUST above, 1776 CENTENNIAL 1876 below, reverse: 21ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE JERSEY CITY SUNDAY SCHOOLS, MAY22 1876. The final 2 in the date is struck over a 1, bright an reflective on the obverse, an area of cloudy charcoal color is seen on the left side; 1888 Grover Cleveland Presidential Campaign Token, struck in white metal, holed at 12 o'clock, 28mm, obverse: bust of Cleveland faces left within a wreath tied at bottom, GROVER / CLEVELAND surrounds bust with 1888 below, reverse: outer border is a fancy wreath of leaves and berries, within: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, lightly handled with most detail and some original luster remaining; 1892 Columbus Medal, struck in copper, 26mm, holed at 12 o'clock, obverse: bearded bust of Christopher Columbus facing, COLUMBUS left, 1492-1892 right, reverse: busts of Washington, Lincoln, and Grant at center, FATHER.SAVIOUR.DEFENDER surrounds, a pleasing appearing example; 1840 William Harrison Campaign Token, struck in brass, 23mm, holed at 12 o'clock, obverse: left facing portrait of Harrison, MAJ: GEN: I W. HARRISON surrounds, BORN FEB. 9. 1773 is below, reverse: log cabin at center surrounded by THE PEOPLES CHOICE / IN THE YEAR 1840 below, lightly handled with traces of luster in the most protected areas of the design; and an (Undated) Lincoln Park Chapter No. 177, R.A.M. Masonic Token, struck in copper, 31mm, obverse: head of Lincoln faces right surrounded by beaded border, legends LINCOLN PARK CHAPTER No 177, R.A.M. surrounds with CHICAGO, ILL at the base, reverse: Masonic symbol within beaded circle surrounded by CHARTERED OCTOBER 26, 1876, ONE PENNY is below, original bright copper-red color throughout with no wear or spotting.

An interesting group of higher grade tokens and medals, each worthy of research and a spot in your Americana collection. All are housed in black Capital plastic holders.
About Uncirculated to Gem Uncirculated
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