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1799 (i.e. 1800) Washington Funeral Medal. Urn reverse. Baker-166, Fuld dies 3-C2. Silver, 29 mm. Very Fine.

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1799 (i.e. 1800) Washington Funeral Medal. Urn reverse. Baker-166, Fuld dies 3-C2. Silver, 29 mm. Very Fine.

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1799 (i.e. 1800) Washington Funeral Medal. Urn reverse. Baker-166, Fuld dies 3-C2. Silver, 29 mm. Very Fine. Holed for suspension at 12:00, as issued. Choice antique silver gray, smooth and pleasing, with old undertones of pale blue and gold. A beautiful example, boasting fine originality and showing no significant post-striking issues, just light honest wear. A tiny rim nick is noted at the right base of the urn, and a minor natural planchet flaw is present above RL of WORLD, as struck. An endlessly popular issue, engraved and struck by Jacob Perkins of Newburyport, Massachusetts to wear during memorial festivities honoring Washington in Boston in February 1800. Even in higher grades, silver Washington Funeral medals are rarely found with color and surfaces this pleasing and original.

Additional Information

Grading Service RAW
Grade N/A
Designation N/A
Mint Location No
Strike Type No
Circulated/Uncirc No
Grade Add On No
SKU or Cert # 9083

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1799 (i.e. 1800) Washington Funeral Medal. Urn reverse. Baker-166, Fuld dies 3-C2. Silver, 29 mm. Very Fine. Holed for suspension at 12:00, as issued. Choice antique silver gray, smooth and pleasing, with old undertones of pale blue and gold. A beautiful example, boasting fine originality and showing no significant post-striking issues, just light honest wear. A tiny rim nick is noted at the right base of the urn, and a minor natural planchet flaw is present above RL of WORLD, as struck. An endlessly popular issue, engraved and struck by Jacob Perkins of Newburyport, Massachusetts to wear during memorial festivities honoring Washington in Boston in February 1800. Even in higher grades, silver Washington Funeral medals are rarely found with color and surfaces this pleasing and original.

Additional

Additional Information

Grading Service RAW
Grade N/A
Designation N/A
Mint Location No
Strike Type No
Circulated/Uncirc No
Grade Add On No
SKU or Cert # 9083

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