If you have an account, sign in with your email address. 1 Kilo Ag 2015 Restrike, DCAM PR (14) (1776) Medal Libertas Am. Rare Silver Libertas Americana Medal, MS61 Betts-615, Perhaps 20+ Known Today (1783) Libertas Americana Medal in Silver MS61 PCGS. Libertas Americana. Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles. >Libertas Americana - The most famous of all American medals is the elegant Libertas Americana (''American Liberty'') medal. Betts-615. 47.5 mm. Silver. The Libertas Americana is the most famous medal in U.S. History. Choice Extremely Fine. I still like the original Libertas obverse better. 47.6 mm, 791 gr. Auction Details. The Ford-Pogue Libertas Americana Medal in Silver Franklin's Medallic Masterpiece (1783) Libertas Americana Medal. Want to receive updates about upcoming auctions? Silver. Original medals were struck in the Paris Mint in 1783. + buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes. I was looking for a PCGS Gold Libertas, any re-strike year, but only found NGC. C $599.42. The inscription LIBERTAS. NGC graded AU-53. Welcome to the New Lot Closing Notification Feature. Betts-615. NGC graded AU-53. This is one of the most popular of all the so-called Betts medals. This medal commemorates the signing of the Peace of Versailles, which officially ended the Revolutionary War between the English, the French, the Spanish, the Dutch, and the Americans. The obverse depicts Louis XVI pointing to a shield with America's 13 bars hung by Liberty on a … Buy It Now. It celebrates America's Revolutionary War military victories, specifically the British surrenders at Saratoga (1777) and Yorktown (1781). These Terms And Conditions Of Sale Set Forth The Terms Of A Public Auction Sale Conducted In Beverly Hills, California By Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, Inc., A Nevada Corporation, California Auction Bond No. The dies were engraved in Paris in 1782 by renowned medallist Augustin Dupre. $450.00. From 1783. Betts-608. Betts-615. MS62. Libertas Americana ("American Liberty") celebrates America's Revolutionary War military victories, specifically the British surrenders at Saratoga (1777). The Libertas Americana was a medal made to commemorate the American Revolution. Dusky blue and pale green tones contrast with the peripheral gold highlights. The Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation’s Tribute to the Libertas Americana medals includes examples of the original silver and bronze medals distributed by Benjamin Franklin himself, and examples of the Flowing Hair/Liberty Cap coinage the medal inspired. While the medal celebrates American liberty, it also compliments the French and their invaluable aid to the new nation. is above, while the date 4 JULI. Not a re-strike, not Gold, not Silver. AUCTION RECORD. 1776. is in exergue below the portrait. Princeton, New Jersey Palm Beach, FloridaPalm Beach Gardens, Florida, This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google. We want you to have the ring of your dreams. Silver versions of the Libertas Americana medal are very rare. One Libertas Americana was showcased on season 15 of the American reality television … Betts-615. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. 2014 5 Oz Silver Libertas Americana Restruck Monnaie De Paris Pf 70 Ultra High . Betts-615. ... 1783 Libertas . Subscribing to the Lot Closing Notification for an item will trigger our system to notify you about 5-10 minutes before the bidding closes. PCGS is not responsible for the accuracy or authenticity of Ebay listings. This medal is the French Libertas Americana medal. Those who collect the early coins of the United States could do worse than add a Libertas Americana medal to their holdings. Hamilton workshops faithfully re-created the design of the original medal, the only exception being the designation "Tribute to 1783 Princeton, NJ 2008" on the front of the medal. Lot # 7154. NGC graded AU-53. Bronze versions are more common but still valuable and highly prized. Firm Sale Type Name Date It was designed in part by Benjamin Franklin. 47.6 mm, 791 gr. A desirable example of this single most popular early American medal, personally commissioned by Benjamin Franklin and struck during his years in Paris to commemorate the … Skip to the beginning of the images gallery. Designed by Benjamin Franklin and struck by the Monnaie de Paris (The Paris Mint) in 1783, it celebrates our victory in the American Revolution. Currency: USD Category: Coins & Paper Money / US Coins Start Price: 160.00 USD Estimated At: 200.00 - 300.00 USD David Dreyfuss Collection Sale Us Coin Medal Americana Rare Auction Catalog Book. Betts 608. The medals were struck at the Paris Mint in 1783, with two specimens struck in gold for presentation to the King and Queen of France. The Libertas Americana medal was created under the direction of Benjamin Franklin. Paris Mint. 1783 Silver U.S 1000 Nova Constellatio (NOVA CONSTELLATIO ∙ LIBERTAS ∙ JUSTITIA ∙ U.S 1000) KM# EA16 coin and its complete list of years and varieties with … LIBERTAS AMERICANA terracotta (1782-1783) – BLERANCOURT MUSEUM $1775.00. MS-63 (PCGS). Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. A few others were struck in silver, and the rest in copper. Purchases made online can be returned or exchanged within 30 days, plus shipping is on us. Betts 608. From United States ... 2014 5 Oz Silver Libertas Americana Monnaie De Paris PF70 Ultra Cam-High Relief. Superb Silver (1783) Libertas Americana Medal Franklin’s Celebration of American Independence (1783) Libertas Americana medal. Betts-615. Here is the updated collection, including the Original medals struck in silver and bronze in 1783, the small Centennial tokens of the 1870's, the giant Bicentennial medals, and the more recent mid-size restrikes:-- Cardinal A deeply toned and beautiful example of America's most famous historic medal. This medal was struck to commemorate the Treaty of Versailles which was signed on September 3, 1783 and ended the Revolutionary War. Benjamin Franklin was the mastermind behind the conception and execution of this unique medal. Ex Eric P. Newman. Considered the most elegant of all American medals. 1776 - 1976 Libertas Americana Medal 76mm Paris Mint Restrike Silver 77mm. (1781) Libertas Americana MS Medal; Item Detail (1783) Libertas Americana medal. Silver. Medals 1783 Peace of Versailles French Libertas Americana Medal 1783 Peace of Versailles Medal in White Metal, also known as the "French Libertas Americana" Medal. Libertas Americana Bronze - 1783 3 Sept. 1983 - 200th Anniversary - Dupré. A specimen of incredible beauty and displaying the sort of quality associated with the Pogue name. A re-strike in limited quantities was done by the Paris Mint in 1976 to commemorate the U.S. 719.7 grains. Betts-615, Loubat-14. It is the work of the famous sculptor Lorrain Clodion (1738-1814). Benjamin Franklin conceived the idea, as a private project to enhance Franco-American goodwill. 1783-dated Betts-608 . Its provenanc The finest silver version certified by PCGS is a single PCGS MS64. I don't have anything again'st NGC but want to keep grading slab consistency in my small collection of these. Less than two dozen known in all grades This classic post-Revolution medal is universally revered as the most beautiful of the medals issued to commemorate peace between the American Colonies and Great Britain. Original Lot at Stack's Bowers. The obverse features a left-facing head of Liberty with a liberty cap and pole behind. 7.6 oz Diameter - 79mm Thickness - 5mm Shipped with USPS First Class. Known as the "French Libertas Americana" medal, the counterpart to America's own. Less than two dozen known in all grades This classic post-Revolution medal is universally revered as the most beautiful of the medals issued to commemorate peace between the American Colonies and Great Britain. Certified by NGC in an oversized holder, this historic medal is in premium condition. The Libertas Americana is undoubtedly the most famous of all American medals, and for good reason. Top … This is a reproduction of the Libertas Americana medallion, which was produced in 1783 and presented in Princeton by Benjamin Franklin to Elias Boudinot, commemorating the designation of Princeton as the nation's capital. Value of 1782 Libertas Americana Medal. 1783 Libertas Americana Dated France Wm Betts-608 Medal. Original Dies. First-Ever Libertas Americana Palladium Proofs. The dies were engraved in Paris in 1782 by renowned medallist Augustin Dupre. The design is attributed to Benjamin Franklin, who at that time was United States commissioner to France. You will receive an email invoice from me after the auction closing -- check your bulk or junk mail folder before inquiring. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Not common, actual rarity. $156,000.00. 1783 Libertas Americana Dated France WM Betts-608 Medal. The original silver LIBERTAS AMERICANA (1783) The original terracotta of the medal is kept at the Museum of Franco-American Cooperation in Blérancourt. Original. 1783-dated Betts-608 Ngc Vf Details France Libertas Americana Medal. Considered the most elegant of all American medals. Silver. Population couldn't be any lower. Libertas Americana Medal, Betts-615 (47.7 mm, 42.4 gm). In a similar sense, the Flowing Hair silver coins of 1794–1795 were equally dependent on the Libertas American head of Liberty for inspiration. Minerva, depicting France with three fleur-de-lis on her shield, keeps the British lion at bay. Grade. A preliminary sketch was drawn by painter Esprit-Antoine GIblein, and the dies were engraved by Augustin Dupre. Since the time of that thread, the Libertas Americana collection has grown. 47.6 mm, 791 gr. Description: (1783) Libertas Americana Silver Medal. While stationed in France during the American Revolutionary War, Franklin received a detailed account of the Yorktown victory and was soon tasked to create a monument in its honor. FRANCE, 1776-1976 Libertas Americana Medal, by the Paris Mint, silver FRANCE, Libertas Americana Medal, Paris Mint, gold Franklin's medals, distributed by him in 1783, are quite rare today, and original specimens (like the one shown at the top of this page), bring many thousands of dollars at auction (a silver specimen sold for $115,000). 3s95453300 (Hereinafter, The "Auctioneer" Or "Goldberg"). The reverse is highly symbolic and shows the infant Hercules (meant to portray America) strangling two serpents (the British armies at Saratoga and Yorktown). USA, "Libertas Americana" medal (1783), 1976 Paris Mint restrike in silver, ex-LaRiviere. Splashes of luminous gold toning enhance the overall appearance of this splendid example. MS-62 (PCGS). 1783-dated Betts-608 Ngc Vf Details France Libertas Americana Medal. MS-62 (PCGS). AMERICANA. 1783-Dated Betts-608 NGC VF Details France Libertas Americana Medal 1780-Dated Betts-572 Russia Silver Armed Nuetrality Treaty Medal (c1805) GW-58 NGC AU 58 Washington Sansom Medal Get daily email alerts when new items become available that contain the following category and keywords. In a letter of April 15, 1783 to Livingston, Benjamin Franklin reveals why: "I enclose one [medal] in silver for the President of Congress and one in copper for yourself. (1783) Libertas Americana Silver Medal. Betts-615. We chose to strike the medal in nickel over copper. This is a reproduction of the Libertas Americana medallion, which was produced in 1783 and presented in Princeton by Benjamin Franklin to Elias Boudinot, commemorating the designation of Princeton as the nation's capital. The following factors may prevent the notifications from being sent on time or at all: Copyright 1996 - 2021 © iCollector.com Online Auctions, (1783) Libertas Americana Silver Medal. Value of 1783 Peace of Versailles and Libertas Americana Medal. (1776) Medal Libertas Am. By appointment Only Now through September 15, 2010 9am-5pm. The Libertas Americana in silver is much rarer than its counterpart in copper or bronze. Libertas Americana silver medallion 1783. You can choose to be notified via SMS Text message and/or Email via the subscription settings page in your account. This medal is a legacy piece, one to cherish for many years, and hand down to a child or grandchild as a family heirloom to keep in the family over the generations. 1973 Americana Medallion Co Wright Brothers Commemorative Medal With Provenance. 1783 Peace of Versailles Medal Betts-608, AU53 1783 Peace of Versailles, Libertas Americana, Betts-608, AU53 NGC. Tin with a Copper Plug. Betts-615. Less than two dozen known in all grades This classic post-Revolution medal is universally revered as the most beautiful of the medals issued to commemorate peace between the American Colonies and Great Britain. Bicentennial. 1781 (March-April 1783) Libertas Americana medal. A PCGS photo certificate accompanies this medal. (1783) Libertas Americana Silver Medal. 1783 (2004) Libertas Americana Monnaie De Paris PCGS Gem Proof DCAM 24g .999 Silver The images are part of the lot description - remember that monitor settings vary. Silver, 45 mm. C $1,330.72. About Uncirculated. 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