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LAURA GARDIN FRASER (1889-1966) Incused plaster of proposed replacement for the reverse of the Lincoln cent.

10 1/2″ Diameter. Faded white plaster painted with copper color (as a Lincoln cent would appear).

Ex. Joseph Lepczyk auction of October 23-24, 1980, lot 489, price realized: $2,300.00

Mr. Lepczyk cataloged this piece as: Commemorative One Cent. Incused reverse model. With Oak Tree. Embedded notes on back. “July-27-1951/from July 951 Cast/FINAL.” Pencilled note “Circle enlarged for top of tree.” 10 1/2 inches.

Mrs. Fraser was a very accomplished artist. In addition to the many medallic works she did, Mrs. Fraser also designed several coins. They are as follows: 1921 Alabama Centennial half, 1922 Grant Memorial half and gold dollar, 1925 Fort Vancouver half, as well as the beautiful Oregon Trail half (1926-1939).

With 2009 being the 100th anniversary of the Lincoln cent design, and new reverse designs now showing up, this is a rare opportunity to acquire a true piece of Numismatic Americana.

Offered at: $10,500.00

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Contact Information

Numismatic Americana Incorporated
P.O. Box 608
Chester, NJ 07930

William Shamhart, Jr.
Phone: 1-908-962-1500
email: Bill@numismaticamericana.com

Notes on Our Next Show

Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo
Table 511
October 30-November 2, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

If you have items to SELL please stop by our table and we will be happy to discuss purchasing them

We will also have many items with us for you to view. If you are looking for anything in particular, or have an interest in anything on our website, please email or give us a call, prior to the show and we will make sure we bring this item for you to view.

Thank you and we look forward to meeting you.

Show Schedule

Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo
Table 511
October 30-November 2, 2014
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum Coin Expo
November 8, 2014
Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum
Allentown, PA

58th Money Show of the Southwest
December 4-6, 2014
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

FUN 60th Annual Convention
January 8-11, 2015
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, FL

National Money Show
March 5-7, 2015
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

Central States Numismatic Society
April 22-25, 2015
Schaumburg Convention Center
Schaumburg, IL

Colorado Springs Coin Show
June 25-28, 2015
Freedom Financial Services Expo Center
Colorado Springs, CO