So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1879 HK-123b Brass Battle of Newtown Centennial Dollar
Value of 1879 HK-123b Brass Battle of Newtown Centennial
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-123b
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 a monument with trees to either side with dates on all sides and text surrounding. The backside of the coin depicts lines of text surrounding with a wreath in decorative style.
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