Coin: 2723

Format
Coin
Numismatic Collection
Medals
Issue
1723

Details

Notes
In decorative holder suspended by orange and black ribbon from pin reading Princeton University Southern Dinner April 25, 1935. In custom box engraved with "Friends of the Princeton Library Southern Dinner April 25, 1935" bearing Gorham stamp.
Object Type
medal
Metal
Silver
Region
United States of America
Ruler
Henry Lee (1756 to 1818)
Date
-1779
Obverse Figure Description
text encircled in a decorative holder
Obverse Legend
TO| HENRY LEE| FOR VALOUR| & PATRIOTISM
Obverse Attributes
die
Reverse Figure Description
text encircled in a decorative holder
Reverse Legend
WASHINGTON &| INDEPENDENCE| 1775-1783.
Reverse Attributes
die
Workshop
US Mint
Series
Comitia Americana
References
Provenance
Thomas Elder; 1/25/1935; lot 771 $100

Coin Description

Size
45 in mm
Die Axis
12
Accession
Accession number: 308, 1935-04-25, Gift of: Friends of Princeton Library
Technique
engraved
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