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Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Paper Money U. S. Colonial Currency
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
1 HISTORICAL COLONIAL CURRENCY PAIR, BOTH FRANKLIN RELATED. Delaware G to VG $150.00

June 1, 1759. Twenty Shillings. No.12658. Three signatures, all faint. Printed by Benjamin Franklin and Hall. Always a great piece of history. Good. Typical horizontal split and rejoined. Rounded corners. The imprint is visible; Continental Currency. February 17, 1776. $1/3. No.402257. Fugio type with chain. Both are Franklin designed motifs. Faint signature. Good to Very Good, rejoined corner,...  more
2 COLONIAL CURRENCY TRIO. Delaware. January 1, 1776. Six Shillings CU $180.00

No.76283. Three signatures. Crisp Uncirculated, but severely toned from PVC storage. Trimmed tightly. Same Series. Six Shillings. No.96307. Three signatures. Crisp Uncirculated, also, severely aged and more so than the previous; North Carolina. May 10, 1780. $500. No.9983. Two signatures. Printed on thin paper. Very Fine, but with severe mounting remnants on the back. Trimmed closely. 3 pieces....  more
3 Colony of the Massachusetts Bay. December 7, 1775. One Shilling & Six Pence G $425.00

No.??93. Signed by Plympton and Wheeler. Revere Sword in Hand Note. Printed on moderately thin stock for this issue. A genuine Sword in Hand note. The low denominations were generally not counterfeited (it did not pay). Split in half, and with that fact on the table, Good or so. The face is fairly clean, but the back shows some soiling and staining. However, an affordable example of...  more
4 MIDDLE ATLANTIC COLONIAL CURRENCY NOTES. New Jersey. March 25, 1776. 18d CU $1,150.00

No.48977. Three signatures. Crisp Uncirculated. Some handling on the boardwalk, wide margins; Same Issue. One Shilling. No.66817. Three signatures. Also, wide margined and Crisp Uncirculated. Quite attractive; Same Issue. Three Shillings. No.36884. Three signatures. Crisp Uncirculated. Very wide margins. A sheet fold in the left margin as made. The last three, well matched and appealing; Pennsylvania....  more
5 Colony of New Jersey. Mach 25, 1776. Twelve Shillings VF $260.00

No.5878. Signed by Johnston, John Hart, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Stevens, Jr. Always a popular type note. Very Fine or so. Quarter folded with rubbed corners. The signature slightly light, but visible.
6 State of New Jersey. June 9, 1780. Four Dollars F to VF $225.00

No.2756. Signed by D. Brearley and Philemon Dickinson. Guaranteed by the United States issue, signed on the back by Joseph Borden. Fine to Very Fine. Trimmed tightly with some soiling. A central pinhole.
7 Province of Pennsylvania. March 20, 1771. Fifteen Shillings F to VF $650.00

No.2840. Signed by Francis Hopkinson, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Robert Strettell Jones, and Fisher. Colorful red and black issue. A popular signer note and much harder to find than the Hart notes on New Jersey. Fine to Very Fine. Bright from the face with partial splitting. An excellent lead signature of Hopkinson.
8 Province of Pennsylvania. April 3, 1772. One Shilling F $350.00

No.32753. Signed by John Sellers, John Morton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and Charles Humphrey. Another popular signer type. Fine, but split with a hinge on the back. However, the signature is a bold one and the face is rather attractive.
Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Paper Money Historical Autographs
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9 Frederick Lord North, Prime Minister under George III of Great Britain (see below) $110.00

Cut square signature from a document. From the same document is the date ''12th Nov. 1781'', the year of the Yorktown surrender. Lord North's policies helped fuel the revolt and George III's loss of the colonies. Tone spot on the top edge, but the signature is bold and sharp.
10 Caesar Rodney, Signer of the Declaration of Independence (see below) $130.00

A cut signature from a document. Overall size 2.75'' by .75''. Tip mounted paper onto a card. A sharp signature.
11 William Williams, Signer of the Declaration of Independence F $120.00

A cut signature from a larger, 1755, document. Overall size 7.0'' by 1.5''. Signed in bold pen on fine laid paper. This was cut from a longer ledger sheet.
Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Medals and Tokens Betts Medals
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13 Betts 515. William Pitt Medal (1766) CH VF $250.00
Betts 515. William Pitt Medal (1766). Copper, 41.5mm. Choice Very Fine. Obv. Bust l. in boldly defined...
Copper, 41.5mm. Choice Very Fine. Obv. Bust l. in boldly defined wig, no artist's signature. Attempted piercing creates a notch rather than a hole at 12:00. Rev. THE MAN/ WHO HAVING/ SAVED THE/ PARENT PLEADED/ WITH SUCCESS/ FOR HER/ CHILDREN. 'F' of FOR is over CH as Ford XIV:377. Betts blithely notes ''two varieties... with slight differences,'' nowhere explained by him nor clearly...  more
14 1777 Silver, gilt Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania Medal. Extremely Fine EF $20,000.00
1777 Silver, gilt Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania Medal. Extremely Fine.  The only English medal...
The only English medal awarded for a regimental infantry battle in the entire American Revolutionary War. Betts 556 (American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals), Tancred 331-2 (Historical Record of Medals), Balmer R315 (British and Irish Regimental and Volunteer Medals). 421.0 gns. 44.0 mm. Pale yellow over silver in color. Surfaces on battlefield side chased. Minor edge...  more
15 Betts Types 603, 604. John Adams Reception Medal 1782 (1904) AU $130.00

Dutch-American Commercial Treaty Medal, 1782 (1905). Copper, 44.4mm. About Uncirculated. Fascinating struck copies of historical Dutch medals made for the Holland Society of New York by Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Reddish-brown patinas.
16 Liberté Françoise Medal, 1792 EF to AU $550.00
Liberté Françoise Medal, 1792. Bell Metal silvered, 38.7mm, 3.6mm thick. By André...
Bell Metal silvered, 38.7mm, 3.6mm thick. By André Galle. Extremely Fine-About Uncirculated. Obv. Flowing-hair Liberty head l. FRENCH LIBERTY above, abbreviated date First Year of the French Republic below. Rev. An oak wreath encloses the dedication of the United Artists Meeting in Lyon to the governing National Convention with the somewhat inexact Pure Bell Metal Struck in 1792 below....  more
Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Medals and Tokens U. S. Mint Medal Electrotypes
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17 Trio of Comitia Americana Electrotypes AU $220.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. General Horatio Gates. Julian MI-2, Loubat 2; Chevalier de Fleury. J.MI-1, L.4; General Daniel Morgan. J.MI-7, L.8. Silvering is somewhat uneven with coppery highlights 3 pieces.
18 Quartet of Comitia Americana Electrotypes AU $220.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. Col. William Washington. J.MI-8, L.9/10; Lt. Col. John Howard. J.MI-9, L.10; General Nathaniel Greene. J.MI-10, L.11; John Paul Jones. J.NA-1, L.17. General fabric of the preceding. 4 pieces.
19 Military Medal Electrotypes AU $200.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. Maj. Gen. Jacob Brown. J.MI-11, L.39; Maj. Gen. Edmund P. Gaines. J.MI-13, L.44; Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson. J.MI-15, L.46; Maj. Gen. Alexander Macomb. J.MI-16, L.45. Handsome, bold relief pieces. 4 pieces.
20 Trio of Military Medal Electrotypes AU $200.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. Brigadier Gen. James Miller. J.MI-17, L.42; Brig. Gen. Eleazer Ripley. J.MI-19, L.41; Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott. J.MI-20, L.43. Another group worthy of continued research. 3 pieces.
21 Group of Naval Medal Electrotypes AU $250.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. Capt. William Bainbridge. J.NA-4, L.28; Capt. Johnston Blakely. J.NA-6, L.38; Lt. Com. William Burrows. J.NA-7, L.30; Comm. Oliver Perry. J.NA-8/20, Loubat unlisted; Capt. James Biddle. J.NA-9/5, L.27/48. A fascinating quintet. 5 pieces.
22 Naval Electrotype Quartet AU $200.00

Copper silverplate. About Uncirculated. Capt. Stephen Decatur. J.NA-9/5, L.27/48; Capt. Isaac Hull. J.NA-12, L.25; Capt. Jacob Jones. J.NA-13, L.26; Comm. Thomas MacDonough. J.15/8, L.34. 4 pieces.
23 George Washington Indian Peace Medal, ''1789.'' AU $300.00
George Washington Indian Peace Medal, ''1789.'' Copper silverplate, 67.5mm, 4.3mm thick. Julian and...
Copper silverplate, 67.5mm, 4.3mm thick. Julian and Loubat unlisted. About Uncirculated. This curious Electrotype may be a trial for the anachronistic Washington Medal with Peace & Friendship reverse cobbled up around 1900 and now sold in the U.S. Mint List Presidential series. This piece shows a modified Washington Before Boston obverse with engraver's signature DU VIVIER/ PARIS F....  more
24 Indian Peace Medal Electrotypes. John Quincy Adams (see below) $220.00

J.IP-12, L.53; Andrew Jackson. J.IP-15, L.54; Martin Van Buren. J.IP-18, L.56; John Tyler. J.IP-22, L.57. All are copies of the First Reverse of 1809 showing pointed-top A's in PEACE. 4 pieces.
Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Medals and Tokens U. S. Mint Medals
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25 Julian MI-14. General William Henry Harrison Medal, 1824 AU $200.00

Copper bronzed, 65.1mm. By Moritz Furst. About Uncirculated. Obv. Uniformed bust r. Rev. Columbia crowns captured arms, drum and cannon, a design objectionable to Harrison who unsuccessfully demanded a battle scene. Deep red mahogany patina.
26 Julian PE-37. Daniel Webster Memorial Medal, 1852 AU $180.00

Copper bronzed, 76.5mm. By Charles Cushing Wright. About Uncirculated. Obv. Statesman's aged head r. Rev. Globe on pillar, I YET LIVE at base with Dartmouth College on the far horizon. Deep red mahogany.
27 Grover Cleveland Presidential Medal, 1893 UNC $40.00

Bronze, 77mm. By Charles E. Barber. Uncirculated. Obv. Bust r. Rev. Tablet with dates of both Inaugurations. This is an early example of the present List Medal, showing remarkably smooth deep yellow-bronze surfaces and shading giving bold contrast not seen today.
28 Survey Group of Modern Bronze U.S. Mint List Medals. Uncirculated BU $25.00

Includes Presidents, dignitaries, Armed Forces Anniversaries. PLUS Krause Publications 30th Anniversary Album. Contains two commemorative medals and Lincoln Cents of 1952-1966 in Brilliant Uncirculated; Modern Israel Bronze Medals (3). About Uncirculated to Uncirculated. 27 pieces. SOLD AS IS. NO RETURNS.
Categories  •  Stack's September 2006 U. S. Medals and Tokens Expositions and Fairs
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29 Julian CM-29. Independence Centennial Exhibition Medals, 1876 CH AU $110.00

Copper bronzed, White Metal, 57.7mm. Uncirculated, Choice About Uncirculated. Obv. Memorial Hall, Centennial inscription in exergue. Rev. Independence Hall. First is deep red, White Metal is boldly lustrous with some scattered dark flecking. 2 pieces.
30 World's Columbian Exposition Columbus-Expo View Medal, 1893 EF to AU $100.00

Bronze, 50.5mm. Eglit 55; Hudson-Fulton Celebration Medal, 1909. Bronze, 38.2mm. Rulau 20 var.; Washington Foremost Farmer Medal, 1899. Bronze, 40.5mm; District of Columbia Capital Centennial Medal, 1900. Bronze, 44mm. Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. 4 pieces.
31 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Grand Prize Medal, 1904 UNC $550.00
Louisiana Purchase Exposition Grand Prize Medal, 1904. Bronze straight-sided shield, 74.7 x 65.9mm....
Bronze straight-sided shield, 74.7 x 65.9mm. By Adolph Alexander Weinman. Uncirculated. Tablet is inscribed .GRAND PRIZE. Olive-tan patina.
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