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    Rare Silver 1892 Eglit-101 Liberty
    Head/Columbus Landing Medal

    Rare Silver 1892 Eglit-101 Liberty Head/Columbus Landing Medal. Silver, 90 mm, 212.7 gm. This is the first example we have ever seen of this impressive design in silver, and as such it is quite rare. While the Liberty Head/Columbus Landing design in the large 90-mm format is occasionally offered in gilt, aluminum, bronze, and white metal--and we feature a couple of examples in the present auction--the piece is seldom seen in silver. This specimen displays wonderful eye appeal due to its lightly patinated grayish-gold surfaces accented with tinges of ice-blue. Choice Mint State, near-Gem quality.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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