January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1352

Eagle and Star. 54 Impressions in the Border. Cobb 17d, WHB.19C, RAU.WI.12B, DeW.GW1789.3b, F/R.B.1009. Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Brass. 116.0 gns. 34.8mm. Original shank. Single piece. Lovely, bright yellow brass color. Back slightly darker, as expected. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. Shallow flaw across eagle's right wing. An eagle displayed in the center, shield on its breast, star with rays above, border of 54 impressions around. Very rare: Albert rated this R-5, with fewer than 10 known. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)