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Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP

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 Sower. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP. 53, Prucha 37, Belden...Washington Seasons Medal. The Sower. Silver. Obverse signed C.H.K. Fc. Julian IP. 53, Prucha 37, Belden 13. Very Fine. 48.2mm. 721.3 gns. 2.8 - 3.0mm thick. Looped as issued. Pale to medium silver gray in color with hints of light gold around the rims. Minor handling and rim marks, indecipherable inscription scratched into the reverse in the spaces bewteen the lines of the struck inscription seemingly dated 1846. This type is also known in silver and bronzed copper. The obverse design was described by the artist as ''No. 2. A man sowing wheat-in the distance another person ploughing-a small house and enclosures-characterize the first steps in agriculture.'' Mintages: 150 silver with loop, 17 silver without loop, 60 bronzed copper with loop, 7 bronzed copper without loop.

Ex Wayte Raymond Estate.

Lot # 103 Session 1
Hammer Price: $32,500.00

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