January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1354

Eagle and Star. 63 Impressions in the Border. Cobb 17i, WHB.18, RAU.WI.12C, DeW.GW1789.3c (54 there a typo for 63), F/R.B.1009. Very Fine to Extremely Fine. Brass. 107.3 gns. 34.5mm. Original shank. Single piece. Medium yellow brass color. Back slightly darker, as expected. Cobb's descriptive label on the back. Minor roughness in the upper left field. An eagle displayed in the center, shield on its breast, star with rays above, border of 63 impressions around. Cobb listed this as his 17i and thought it was made of bronze, which it clearly is not. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)