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Historic Medal, Charles Lindbergh New York to Paris Commemorative Medal
Date/Period: 1927


Historic Medal, Charles Lindbergh New York to Paris Commemorative Medal, entire view

Measurement: Diameter: 2.75”

Material: Bronze

Condition: Mint state

Additional Information: 1927 Lindbergh New York to Paris bronze commemorative
medallion by artist Charles Louis Hinton. Struck by Medallic Art Co.

$345.00

849-129


Historic Medal, Charles Lindbergh New York to Paris Commemorative Medal, entire view 2



Historic Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving Medal, GOLD, Extremely Fine
By George T. Morgan, From U.S. President To A.E. Clark, Rescue of US Gunboat
Date/Period: 1934 - SOLD


Historic Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving Medal, GOLD, Extremely Fine By George T. Morgan, From U.S. President To A.E. Clark, Rescue of US Gunboat, entire view

Measurement: .35.4 mm; [1.393701 inches]

Material: .38.44 grams, .900 fine gold

Condition: Extremely Fine

Additional Information: Rare Awarded Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving
Medal in Gold 1934 State Department Life Saving Medal. First Class. By George T.
Morgan. Julian LS-3. Gold.

Pinback brooch suspension with E PLURIBUS UNUM and Federal shield on gold
pinback header, attached to medal via the original clawfoot hanger. Reverse inscribed
FROM THE / PRESIDENT OF THE / UNITED STATES TO / A. E. CLARK / ABLE
SEAMAN OF THE / BRITISH DESTROYER WISHART / IN RECOGNITION OF HIS
HE- / ROIC SERVICES IN EFFECT- / ING THE RESCUE AT SEA, / ON MARCH 14,
1934, OF / THE COMMANDER AND CREW / OF THE BURNING UNITED / STATES
GUNBOAT / FULTON.

A rare and desirable governmental lifesaving award, clearly carefully worn many
times over the years by its recipient. This issue holds the distinction of being the only
gold Mint medal struck in .900 fine gold, as used on the standard coinage, while other
issues were generally in pure gold. With original box of issue.

SOLD

849-118


Historic Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving Medal, GOLD, Extremely Fine By George T. Morgan, From U.S. President To A.E. Clark, Rescue of US Gunboat, entire view 2

Historic Julian LS-3 State Department Life Saving Medal, GOLD, Extremely Fine By George T. Morgan, From U.S. President To A.E. Clark, Rescue of US Gunboat, entire view 3



Inaugural Button, George Washington, 1789, LONG LIVE THE PRESIDENT, Albert 11A
Extremely Fine Condition, Golden Patina, Hard Smooth Surfaces


 Inagural Button, George Washington, 1789, Long LIve the President

Long Live the President-GW within recessed oval, the variety with narrow spacing between G
and W. 34mm diameter (1.33858-inches)


 Inagural Button, George Washington, 1789, Long LIve the President back_

$4,895.00

849-82




Silver Bar Cent Facsimile, only 12 Struck, Obverse: USA in Monogram, Reverse: Series of Bars
One of the Original Strikes
Date/Period: Circa 1862


Silver Bar Cent Facsimile, only 12 Struck, Obverse: USA in Monogram, Reverse: Series of Bars One of the Original Strikes, entire view 1

Measurement:24mm, 5.9 grams, plain edge

Material: Silver

Musante Number: JAB2

Additional Information: The Bar cent facsimile was John Adams Bolen’s first attempt
at copying a rare American coin. They first appeared in New York about 1785; original
specimens by George Wyon III. The obverse with 13 bars representing the original 13
colonies was patterned after the buttons of the Continental Army uniform. The copies
feature the “S passing over, instead of under, the A”. For additional information see The
Medallic Work of John Adams Bolen Die Sinker & c.
by Neil E. Musante, pp. 50 to 53.

A copy of the book and a letter by Neil Musante will accompany the bar cent. stating
that he believed the piece to be authentic. Musante states: “I have spent a bit of time
studying it and believe it to be one of the 12 silver copies, stuck from Bolen’s dies by
George Hampden Lovett to the order of W. Elliot Woodward in 1862”.

$4,200.00

849-116


Silver Bar Cent Facsimile, only 12 Struck, Obverse: USA in Monogram, Reverse: Series of Bars One of the Original Strikes, entire view 2



Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Alexander Gifford, 1815


Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Circa 1793 to 1830, side 1

Obverse – crossed quills and open book variety. Says “The Gift of Franklin”. Reverse –
Says “Adjudged by the School Committee as a Reward of Merit to – then engraved “To
Alexan Gifford”. Ex John Ford. Ex New Netherlands Coin Company with their
holder. Circa 1793 to 1830. 35mm, nearly mint state, holed for suspension.
Name and date published chronologically within document titled FRANKLIN MEDAL
SCHOLARS published by the City of Boston, 1861.


Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Circa 1793 to 1830, side 2

Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Circa 1793 to 1830, document 1

Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Circa 1793 to 1830, document 2

Benjamin Franklin Silver Boston School Medal
Reward of Merit. “To Alexan Gifford”
Circa 1793 to 1830, document 3

$2,250.00

849-101




Masonic Royal Arch Past High Priest, York Rite Breast Jewel, 14 Karat Gold
Guy Rarabaugh, Chapter 33 R.A.M. Cripple Creek, CO…a Gold Mining Town
Date/Period: December 31, 1932


Masonic Royal Arch Past High Priest, York Rite Breast Jewel, 14 Karat Gold Guy Rarabaugh, Chapter 33 R.A.M. Cripple Creek, CO…a Gold Mining Town, entire view

Measurement: length: 3.5"; case: 2.75" x 5.25"

Material: 14K gold, 18.9 grams

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Guy Rarabaugh, a chemist, was born May 20, 1911, at Salida,
Colorado; died in May of 1970, attended Cripple Creek High School; graduated from
University of Colorado in 1935.

$1,275.00

849-133


Masonic Royal Arch Past High Priest, York Rite Breast Jewel, 14 Karat Gold Guy Rarabaugh, Chapter 33 R.A.M. Cripple Creek, CO…a Gold Mining Town, engraving detail

Masonic Royal Arch Past High Priest, York Rite Breast Jewel, 14 Karat Gold Guy Rarabaugh, Chapter 33 R.A.M. Cripple Creek, CO…a Gold Mining Town, case view



1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits
Struck in the 1740s by Edward Pinchbeck, Choice Very Fine, Rarity-6, 37mm.
Admiral Vernon took Porto Bello with 6 ships, 22 November 1739


1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits
Struck in the 1740s by Edward Pinchbeck, Choice Very Fine, Rarity-6, 37mm. 
Admiral Vernon took Porto Bello with 6 ships, 22 November 1739, side 1

Obverse shows Admiral Vernon and Commodore Brown, his second in command. This
is one of the multi-portrait Vernon medals. At the edge: ADMIRAL VERNON AND
COMODORE BROWN.
Reverse shows six ships and fort, edge with: WHO TOOK
PORTOBELLO WITH SIX SHIPS ONLY.
At the bottom: NOV 22 1739.
The Adams-Chao number is PBvb 12T; Betts NUMBER 162, and the McCormick-
Goodhart number is 158. A “6” rarity; 17-32 examples known in this variety.


1739 Admiral Vernon, Portobello Medal w/ Multiple Portraits
Struck in the 1740s by Edward Pinchbeck, Choice Very Fine, Rarity-6, 37mm. 
Admiral Vernon took Porto Bello with 6 ships, 22 November 1739, side 2

$575.00

849-91




Engraved Masonic Mark Medal, Silver, Jerome B. Clark, Hartford, Connecticut
Pythagoras Chapter 17
Date/Period: 1875


Engraved Masonic Mark Medal, Silver, Jerome B. Clark, Hartford, Connecticut Pythagoras Chapter 17, entire view 1

Measurement: Diameter: 1.25"

Material: Silver

Condition: Fine

Additional Information: Reverse keystone, compass, rule, and all-seeing eye mark.
Obverse beautifully engraved as described in above heading.

$475.00

849-110


Engraved Masonic Mark Medal, Silver, Jerome B. Clark, Hartford, Connecticut Pythagoras Chapter 17, entire view 2



Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh


Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh, entire view

Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh, detail view 1

Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh, detail view 2

Vintage Button Collection, 27 Pieces on Display Board
Includes story buttons, American Indian, Japanese and Lindbergh, detail view 3

$325.00

849-94





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