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- Contains approximately 0.7214 ounces of fine Silver in a beautiful proof finish.
- Limited mintage of only 2.500 coins!
- Packaged in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity from the Monnaie de Paris.
- Obverse: Depicts the undraped bust of George Washington along with the artist's name, "Duvivier Paris F". The bottom of the coin is inscribed with "COMITA AMERICANA" which translates to "The American Congress". Around the rim of the coin the inscription "GEORGIO WASHINGTON SVMPREMO DVCI EXERCITVVM ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS" is written which translates to "THe American Congress to George Washington, General-in-Chief of the armies, the defender of freedom."
- Reverse: Shows Washington leading four officers on horseback towards the city of Boston. On the right side a fort is pictured along with cannons and cannonballs lying on the ground. Washington points to the British ships fleeing the city. At the top of the coin the inscription "HOSTIBUS PRIMO FUGATIS" translates to "For the first time, the enemies are on the run". The bottom of the design also features the year date and the mint mark.
- Certified by the Monnaie de Paris.
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History of the Design
Designed to celebrate the heroism of George Washington, the design of this silver coin was originally a part of an 11 medal series celebrating the heroism of George Washington, with each commemorating a victory. The original punch die was created by Monnaie de Paris's General Engraver, Benjamin Duvivier in 1789.
100% of reviewers recommend this product
Date:Oct 10, 2021
This is the second coin in the series after the arrival of Lafayette in Boston. The coin is another stunning proof from the Paris mint. I hope they will continue to show other countries mints how to make products you'll cherish for years to come. On a side note, to remove the capsule to see both sides, simply push in on the bottom. The top will lift out and can be easily removed.
- Attractive Design
- Collectible (lower mintage)
- Mint Condition
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