So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1879 HK-124 Battle of Newtown Pewter Centennial Dollar
Value of 1879 HK-124 Battle of Newtown Pewter Centennial
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-124
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads In commemoration of the battle of Newtown N.Y. Aug. 29 1779, 1779 1879 and the reverse text is The forces of the Six Nations, under the leadership of Joseph Brant, aided by British Regulars and Tories were defeated by the Americans, commanded by Maj. Gen. John Sullivan of N.H. thereby hastening the day, which assured to the United States, their existence as an Independent Nation. The front side of the coin shows text surrounding a monument in the center with dates to either side and trees in the background of the monument. The backside of the coin depicts decorative and descriptive text in the center surrounded by a wreath.
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