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    MS63 General Grant Presidential Medal

    1868 General Grant Presidential Medal MS63 NGC. Bronze, 60.3 mm, 121.4 gm. Large medal promoting General Ulysses S. Grant for president. Dies by Hugues Bovy. Obverse bust left, legend around GENERAL U.S. GRANT (1868) HUGUES BOVY FECIT GENEVE (SUISSE). Reverse legend around I INTEND TO FIGHT IT OUT ON THIS LINE IF IT TAKES ALL SUMMER, in center PATIENT OF TOIL / SERENE AMIDST ALARMS / INFLEXIBLE IN FAITH / INVINCIBLE IN ARMS. A nice prooflike medium-brown example of this piece, graded MS63 by NGC. Comes with NGC Photo Certificate. An example from a Stack's 1991 sale (lot 210) brought $300.

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    February, 2008
    14th Thursday
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