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CNG 91, Lot: 1700. Estimate $200.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

UNITED STATES. Æ Medal (70mm, 116.32 g, 12h). Commemorating the First American Statue of Gutenberg. By A. Scharff. Struck 1900. IOHANN GAENSEFLEISCH VULGO GUTENBERG, draped but of Gutenberg right; in five lines to right, BORN/IN MAINZ/GERMANY/BETW/1393-1400 / Statue of Gutenberg facing; in three lines across field, THE FIRST/AMERICAN STATUE/OF GUTENBERG | ERECTED/IN NEW-YORK/BY ROBERT HOE 1899. Jehne 104. Choice EF, attractive light brown surfaces.

Duplicates from the Kisch Medal Collection sold on behalf of the American Numismatic Society.