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January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1345

Dotted Script GW. Design Shows on Back. Cobb 10a, WHB.11B, RAU.WI.9A1, DeW.GW1789.2 (misattributed there as AW19), F/R.B.1001 (``extremely rare''). Very Fine. Brass. 123.7 gns. 35.6mm. Original shank. Single piece. Bright golden yellow brass in color. Back slightly darker, as expected. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. GW in large dotted script letters in the center, LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT in large raised letters around the border, small star encircled by 12 dots at the bottom. On the back, the front design shows through incuse. Extremely rare: Albert rated this R-6, with only three to five known. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)