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    Original Washington Before Boston Medal
    MS63 Brown, Baker-47B, Julian MI-1b

    (1790) Washington Before Boston Medal MS63 Brown NGC. Baker-47B, Betts-542, Julian MI-1b. The 1999 Rulau-Fuld revision of Baker states "only 20 to 30 known." All diagnostics of the originals are present, such as the die chips near the E in ADSERTORI, a round O in PRIMO, four legs below the belly of Washington's horse, and the specific alignment of the reverse exergue legends. A charming chocolate-brown example with minimal contact on the fields and only a hint of friction on the hip of Washington's horse. The Washington Before Boston medal celebrates the city's evacuation by British troops on March 17, 1776. Among the best known of all Washington medals.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 4HSU, PCGS# 661020)


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

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    July, 2015
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