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January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1357

Eagle and Star. 63 Impressions in the Border. Cobb 17n, WHB.18, RAU.WI.12C, DeW.GW1789.3c (54 there a typo for 63), F/R.B.1009. Extremely Fine to About Uncirculated. Brass. 113.4 gns. 34.5mm. Original shank. Single piece. Rich, deep golden brown color with some iridescent highlights. Back about the same color. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. An eagle displayed in the center, shield on its breast, star with rays above, border of 63 impressions around. Outstanding quality despite the minor scratches on the front, the design details sharply impressed and the eagle well outlined. Cobb's label on the back notes this as 17N but there is no 17N in his 1963 or 1964 lists and Piercy did not include this number in 1968. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)