January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1338

Script GW with Indentee Border. 32 Punch Marks. Widely Spaced Rays. The Grant Pattern. Cobb 8a, WHB.8A, RAU.WI.7C, DeW-unlisted (his GW1789.26 is attributed as WI.7B), F/R-unlisted. Very Fine. Copper. 74.0 gns. 31.6mm. Original shank. Single piece. Nice, rich deep reddish brown and golden yellow. Back slightly darker. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. GW in script letters in the center, LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT in raised letters around, widely spaced sun rays in the middle, an indented border around composed of 32 punch mark impressions. Very rare: Albert rated this R-5, meaning fewer than 10 specimens were known. Cobb knew of only four examples. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)