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Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc

From Stack's October 2006 New York Auction, Session 1 on Oct 17, 2006

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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The John J. Ford, Jr. Collection, Part XVI: Indian Peace Medals, 1680 - 1890 United States Medals The Washington Seasons Medals
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Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc.  Julian IP.51, Prucha 37,...Washington Seasons Medal. The Shepherd. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP.51, Prucha 37, Belden 12. Choice Very Fine. 48.3mm. 723.1 gns. 2.9 - 3.0mm thick. Looped as issued. Deep silver gray in color with some light russet around the rims. Fairly minor handling and rim marks, none disfiguring. A remarkably clean example for a silver medal. This type is known in silver and bronzed copper. The obverse design was described by the artist as '' 1. Alludes to the raising of cattle-a cow licking a young calf-sheep and a lamb sucking-a man in the character of a shepherd watching them-a small house and trees in the distance.'' Mintages: 150 silver with loop, 17 silver without loop, 60 bronzed copper with loop, 7 bronzed copper without loop.

Ex Wayte Raymond Estate.

Lot # 100 Session 1
Hammer Price: $50,000.00

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