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CNG 91, Lot: 1699. Estimate $150.
Sold for $90. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

UNITED STATES. Æ Medal (51mm, 63.05 g, 12h). Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Albany as New York’s Capital. By A. Demarest. Dually-dated 1797 and 1897. (star) THE CITY HALL IN ALBANY WHERE LEGISLATURE MET (star)/1797, view of the old City Hall / (star) IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENARY OF ALBANY AS CAPITAL OF NEW YORK STATE (star)/1897, coats-of-arms of the state and city. For an article on the medal, see “The Centennial Medal,” in The Capital Centenary: Report of the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the State Capital in Albany, 1897, pp. 45-6. Choice EF, warm brown surfaces.

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