So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1879 HK-123a Silver Proof Battle of Newtown Centennial 1879 Dollar
Value of 1879 HK-123a Silver Proof Battle of Newtown Centennial 1879
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-123a
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 large monument in the center with a date to either side of the monument, a date below and text surrounding. The backside of the coin depicts lines of decorative and descriptive text surrounding with a wreath on the outer edge.
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