January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1355

Eagle and Star. 63 Impressions in the Border. Cobb 17j, WHB.18, RAU.WI.12C, DeW.GW1789.3c (54 there a typo for 63), F/R.B.1009. Extremely Fine. Brass. 118.3 gns. 34.3mm. Original shank. Single piece. Deep yellow brown brass color with distinct reddish highlights. Back slightly darker, as expected. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. Cobb attribution also inked on back. A very handsome specimen. An eagle displayed in the center, shield on its breast, star with rays above, border of 63 impressions around. Cobb listed this as his 17j and thought it was made of copper. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)