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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS U S MARKSMANSHIP AND MILITARY PROFICIENCY MEDALS Following the end of the Indian Wars and the army s experience with troops less than proficient in marksman ship it was decided to institute a series of competitions around the country to encourage good shooting Company level shooting meets sent their champions to regimental events and those crack shots then competed on the divi siona


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS U S MARKSMANSHIP AND MILITARY PROFICIENCY MEDALS Following the end of the Indian Wars and the army s experience with troops less than proficient in marksman ship it was decided to institute a series of competitions around the country to encourage good shooting Company level shooting meets sent their champions to regimental events and those crack shots then competed on the divi siona


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS U S MARKSMANSHIP AND MILITARY PROFICIENCY MEDALS Following the end of the Indian Wars and the army s experience with troops less than proficient in marksman ship it was decided to institute a series of competitions around the country to encourage good shooting Company level shooting meets sent their champions to regimental events and those crack shots then competed on the divi siona


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1

    2/1/1985 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    8 10 Jesse Kelchem small 6 5 69 Barge Dartmouth College 1 3 49 marksmanship Rifle 4 4 16 Pistol 2 J 8 14 University of Pennsylvania Morgan 1 1 95 9 20 Marksmanship 1 70 Elliott Cresson 20 18 85 10 7 Hoff memorial 1 1 59 11 8 Marksmanship Army pistol 5 3 54 1908 2 10 Norman 1 2 28 U S Naval Institute 1 58 John Fritz 1 3 61 National Academy of Design 1 3 22 2 17 Corcoran 2 6 69 2 20 Jennie Sesnan 1 1 51 4 13 Alumni 1 72 Webb 1 1 63 Proctor 1 72 5 2 George A


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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912 Mint Cabinet

    n a bowlder be tween the rails of a railroad in field to left lavs vi RTvns I HEROis PR AEMivM divided by oak branch Rev Around THE UNITED STATES MEDALFOR LIFE SAVING ON RAILROADS A tablet for name of the recipient on a laurel wreath above the tablet and within the wreath FOR bravery awarded to and below act of congress feb 23 1905 AE 46 mm By A Weinman marksmanship MEDALS 163 Distinguished Marksmanship First Class Ohv COMPE TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo from a horse in full pursuit below on border Fl RST CLASS PRIZE Rev A laurel wreath AE 51 mm 164 The same Second Class Ohv COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian camp with three wigwams below SECOND CLASS PRIZE Rev A lau


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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912 Mint Cabinet

    n a bowlder be tween the rails of a railroad in field to left lavs vi RTvns I HEROis PR AEMivM divided by oak branch Rev Around THE UNITED STATES MEDALFOR LIFE SAVING ON RAILROADS A tablet for name of the recipient on a laurel wreath above the tablet and within the wreath FOR bravery awarded to and below act of congress feb 23 1905 AE 46 mm By A Weinman marksmanship MEDALS 163 Distinguished Marksmanship First Class Ohv COMPE TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo from a horse in full pursuit below on border Fl RST CLASS PRIZE Rev A laurel wreath AE 51 mm 164 The same Second Class Ohv COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian camp with three wigwams below SECOND CLASS PRIZE Rev A lau


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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1883

    6/30/1883

    REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE MINT 45 XII MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at PHILADELPHIA daring the fiscal year ended June 30 1883 Namos Gold Silver Bronze Adams Academy Amidon Army marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship second prize Army marksmanship second prize Army department marksmanship Army marksmanship third prize Army division marksmanship third prize Allegiance American Humane Association Adams J Q President Bi centennial Bicycle club Blind Asylum Bridge Brown memorial Buchanan James President Cincin


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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912 Mint Cabinet

    n a bowlder be tween the rails of a railroad in field to left lavs vi RTvns I HEROis PR AEMivM divided by oak branch Rev Around THE UNITED STATES MEDALFOR LIFE SAVING ON RAILROADS A tablet for name of the recipient on a laurel wreath above the tablet and within the wreath FOR bravery awarded to and below act of congress feb 23 1905 AE 46 mm By A Weinman marksmanship MEDALS 163 Distinguished Marksmanship First Class Ohv COMPE TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo from a horse in full pursuit below on border Fl RST CLASS PRIZE Rev A laurel wreath AE 51 mm 164 The same Second Class Ohv COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian camp with three wigwams below SECOND CLASS PRIZE Rev A lau


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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1883

    6/30/1883

    REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE MINT 45 XII MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at PHILADELPHIA daring the fiscal year ended June 30 1883 Namos Gold Silver Bronze Adams Academy Amidon Army marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship second prize Army marksmanship second prize Army department marksmanship Army marksmanship third prize Army division marksmanship third prize Allegiance American Humane Association Adams J Q President Bi centennial Bicycle club Blind Asylum Bridge Brown memorial Buchanan James President Cincin


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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1889

    6/30/1889

    124 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE MINT XIV Medals Manufactured at the Mint at Philadelphia during the Fiscal Year 1889 Names Army Department marksmanship Army Division Marksmanship First class Prize Army Division Marksmanship Second class Prize Arms Division Marksmanship Third class Prizo Army Marksmanship First class Prizo Army Marksmanship Second class Prize Army Marksmanship Third class Prize Army Skirmish Prize Bridge Brown Memorial Carney Centennial of French Republic Centennial of St John Commandery Corcoran Art Gallery Denman


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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa [1912]

    /1912 Mint Cabinet

    n a bowlder be tween the rails of a railroad in field to left lavs vi RTvns I HEROis PR AEMivM divided by oak branch Rev Around THE UNITED STATES MEDALFOR LIFE SAVING ON RAILROADS A tablet for name of the recipient on a laurel wreath above the tablet and within the wreath FOR bravery awarded to and below act of congress feb 23 1905 AE 46 mm By A Weinman marksmanship MEDALS 163 Distinguished Marksmanship First Class Ohv COMPE TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo from a horse in full pursuit below on border Fl RST CLASS PRIZE Rev A laurel wreath AE 51 mm 164 The same Second Class Ohv COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian camp with three wigwams below SECOND CLASS PRIZE Rev A lau


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    Catalogue of coins, tokens, and medals : in the numismatic collection of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia, Pa. [1914]

    /1914 Mint Cabinet

    upon a bowlder be tween the rails of a railroad in field to left LAVS vi RTVTIS HEROIS PR AEMivM divided by oak branch Rev Around THE UN ITED STATES M EDALFOR LIFE SAVING ON RAILROADS A tablet for name of the recipient on a laurel wreath above the tablet and within the wreath FOR j BRAVERY AWARDED TO and below ACT OF CONGRESS FEB 23 1905 AE 46 mm By A Weinman marksmanship MEDALS 163 Distinguished Marksmanship First Class Obv COMPE TITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian discharging an arrow at a buffalo from a horse in full pursuit below on border Fl RST CLASS PRIZE Rev A laurel wreath AE 51mm 164 The same Second Class Obv COMPETITION OF DISTINGUISHED MARKSMANSHIP An Indian camp with three wigwams below SECOND CLASS PRIZE Rev A laur


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    10/1/1986 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    4 13 4 29 5 17 5 28 6 1 6 8 6 10 6 18 8 4 9 11 9 22 10 20 11 4 12 2 12 9 12 23 12 28 2 23 2 1 2 11 2 24 3 16 3 24 3 26 4 22 4 26 5 11 5 15 5 18 6 8 6 15 6 17 6 18 6 24 7 29 8 4 8 5 8 30 9 7 9 9 9 24 10 27 11 2 D K Phillips College of Pharmacy Alumni Life Saving Suydam New York Academy of Design D K Phillips marksmanship Katrina Trask Brenner N Y Brown memorial Hannah M Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Humane Society Army Rifle for Marine Corps Pauline Woman s hospital Lincoln Brenner 2 V 2 Civil War Society of American Florists Civil War 1909 Assay Life Saving Society of American Florists L


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    10/1/1986 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    4 13 4 29 5 17 5 28 6 1 6 8 6 10 6 18 8 4 9 11 9 22 10 20 11 4 12 2 12 9 12 23 12 28 2 23 2 1 2 11 2 24 3 16 3 24 3 26 4 22 4 26 5 11 5 15 5 18 6 8 6 15 6 17 6 18 6 24 7 29 8 4 8 5 8 30 9 7 9 9 9 24 10 27 11 2 D K Phillips College of Pharmacy Alumni Life Saving Suydam New York Academy of Design D K Phillips marksmanship Katrina Trask Brenner N Y Brown memorial Hannah M Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Humane Society Army Rifle for Marine Corps Pauline Woman s hospital Lincoln Brenner 2 V 2 Civil War Society of American Florists Civil War 1909 Assay Life Saving Society of American Florists L


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    WAYNE’S NUMISMATIC DIARY: JANUARY 17, 2016

    01/17/2016

    rse with an original printed article done some years ago about which I did not fully hear the story but I did take a neat photo of the medal under fine dining illumination and still in the plastic which lends rather an artistic look considering the ocular disadvantages to proper iPhone portraiture when shooting by candlelight in a salad dish in such ambiance Efficiency In marksmanship Medal Since I was land locked Gene who sat far left opposite Dave and away off in the distance later in the evening caught my attention held up round shiny objects in one hand and then fingers on the other apparently either needing more drink from the waiter or perhaps indicating some sort of price as I found out afterwards I nodded and just like sneezing during bidding soon realized


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    Auction Fifty Eight



    1 66 8mm Copper Salathiel Ellis Sc Designed by Emanuel Leutze Choice About Uncirculated with just a hint of rub on the high spots Obverse with the arms of the United States The reverse depicts a rescue scene along a shore Above is a blank scroll for engraving the name of the recipient This piece is unawarded Note the 71mm size given by Julian is in error A striking display piece F G marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED PAIR OF SECOND PERIOD ARMY MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS l MK20 41 4mm Silver Uncirculated THIRD CLASS PRIZE DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP around a kneeling rifleman to the right Tents to the right in the background U S at bottom On the reverse a wreath encloses the engraved inscription DIVISION OF THE ATLANTIC WON BY SERGEANT W PEACOCK CO A 11TH INFY SEPTEMBER 1889 Clamp suspension


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    Auction Fifty Eight



    1 66 8mm Copper Salathiel Ellis Sc Designed by Emanuel Leutze Choice About Uncirculated with just a hint of rub on the high spots Obverse with the arms of the United States The reverse depicts a rescue scene along a shore Above is a blank scroll for engraving the name of the recipient This piece is unawarded Note the 71mm size given by Julian is in error A striking display piece F G marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED PAIR OF SECOND PERIOD ARMY MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS l MK20 41 4mm Silver Uncirculated THIRD CLASS PRIZE DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP around a kneeling rifleman to the right Tents to the right in the background U S at bottom On the reverse a wreath encloses the engraved inscription DIVISION OF THE ATLANTIC WON BY SERGEANT W PEACOCK CO A 11TH INFY SEPTEMBER 1889 Clamp suspension


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1887 GOLD MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 227 227 1887 Army Division Marksmanship Second Class Medal J MK 7 Gold 44 5 mm 724 7 gns 46 9 gms Un signed Rifleman standing at the ready wreath Choice Extremely Fine Prooflike With suspension clasp loose and loop Bright yellow gold in color Minor marks Awarded engraved on the reverse Corpl Eugene McCarty Battery A 1st


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    Auction Fifty Eight



    1 66 8mm Copper Salathiel Ellis Sc Designed by Emanuel Leutze Choice About Uncirculated with just a hint of rub on the high spots Obverse with the arms of the United States The reverse depicts a rescue scene along a shore Above is a blank scroll for engraving the name of the recipient This piece is unawarded Note the 71mm size given by Julian is in error A striking display piece F G marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED PAIR OF SECOND PERIOD ARMY MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS l MK20 41 4mm Silver Uncirculated THIRD CLASS PRIZE DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP around a kneeling rifleman to the right Tents to the right in the background U S at bottom On the reverse a wreath encloses the engraved inscription DIVISION OF THE ATLANTIC WON BY SERGEANT W PEACOCK CO A 11TH INFY SEPTEMBER 1889 Clamp suspension


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1887 GOLD MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 227 227 1887 Army Division Marksmanship Second Class Medal J MK 7 Gold 44 5 mm 724 7 gns 46 9 gms Un signed Rifleman standing at the ready wreath Choice Extremely Fine Prooflike With suspension clasp loose and loop Bright yellow gold in color Minor marks Awarded engraved on the reverse Corpl Eugene McCarty Battery A 1st


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    10/1/1986 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    4 13 4 29 5 17 5 28 6 1 6 8 6 10 6 18 8 4 9 11 9 22 10 20 11 4 12 2 12 9 12 23 12 28 2 23 2 1 2 11 2 24 3 16 3 24 3 26 4 22 4 26 5 11 5 15 5 18 6 8 6 15 6 17 6 18 6 24 7 29 8 4 8 5 8 30 9 7 9 9 9 24 10 27 11 2 D K Phillips College of Pharmacy Alumni Life Saving Suydam New York Academy of Design D K Phillips marksmanship Katrina Trask Brenner N Y Brown memorial Hannah M Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Humane Society Army Rifle for Marine Corps Pauline Woman s hospital Lincoln Brenner 2 V 2 Civil War Society of American Florists Civil War 1909 Assay Life Saving Society of American Florists L


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    Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1888

    6/30/1888

    148 REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE MINT XIV Medals Manufactured at the Mint at Philadelphia during the Fiscal Year ended June 30 1888 Names Gold Silver Bronze Army Division marksmanship First class Prize Array Division Marksmanship Second Class Prize Army Department Marksmanship Third Class Prize Army Division Marksmanship Adams Academy Arthur C A President Arthur Indian Peace Brown Memorial Bridge Brown Maj or General Cincinnati Society of the Civil Engineers American Society of Cassin Lieutenant Cabinet Department of State Department Skirmish Prize D


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    Auction Fifty Eight



    1 66 8mm Copper Salathiel Ellis Sc Designed by Emanuel Leutze Choice About Uncirculated with just a hint of rub on the high spots Obverse with the arms of the United States The reverse depicts a rescue scene along a shore Above is a blank scroll for engraving the name of the recipient This piece is unawarded Note the 71mm size given by Julian is in error A striking display piece F G marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED PAIR OF SECOND PERIOD ARMY MARKSMANSHIP MEDALS l MK20 41 4mm Silver Uncirculated THIRD CLASS PRIZE DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP around a kneeling rifleman to the right Tents to the right in the background U S at bottom On the reverse a wreath encloses the engraved inscription DIVISION OF THE ATLANTIC WON BY SERGEANT W PEACOCK CO A 11TH INFY SEPTEMBER 1889 Clamp suspension


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    Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances (1883)

    1/1/1883

    DIRECTOR OP THE MINT 297 Xttl MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at PHILADELPmA during the fiscal year elided June 30 1883 Names Gold Silver BroDze Adams Academy 1 Amidon Army marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship first prize Army division marksmanship second prize Army marksmanship second prize Array department marksmansnip Army marksmanship third prize irmy division marksmanship third prize Allegiance American Humane Association Adam s J Q President Bi centennial Bicycle club Blind Asylum Bridge Brown memorial Buchanan James President Cincinna


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1887 GOLD MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 227 227 1887 Army Division Marksmanship Second Class Medal J MK 7 Gold 44 5 mm 724 7 gns 46 9 gms Un signed Rifleman standing at the ready wreath Choice Extremely Fine Prooflike With suspension clasp loose and loop Bright yellow gold in color Minor marks Awarded engraved on the reverse Corpl Eugene McCarty Battery A 1st


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 26, No.5

    10/1/1986 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    4 13 4 29 5 17 5 28 6 1 6 8 6 10 6 18 8 4 9 11 9 22 10 20 11 4 12 2 12 9 12 23 12 28 2 23 2 1 2 11 2 24 3 16 3 24 3 26 4 22 4 26 5 11 5 15 5 18 6 8 6 15 6 17 6 18 6 24 7 29 8 4 8 5 8 30 9 7 9 9 9 24 10 27 11 2 D K Phillips College of Pharmacy Alumni Life Saving Suydam New York Academy of Design D K Phillips marksmanship Katrina Trask Brenner N Y Brown memorial Hannah M Dodd Franklin Carney Jesse Ketchum large small Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Horticultural Society Division Army Marksmanship Massachusetts Humane Society Army Rifle for Marine Corps Pauline Woman s hospital Lincoln Brenner 2 V 2 Civil War Society of American Florists Civil War 1909 Assay Life Saving Society of American Florists L


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    2/1/1983 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    for striking replacements The actual strikes made in 1890 posed some problems which we can now resolve To begin with all dies for Second Period medals as we have seen were cut in 1890 so no medals could have been struck prior to that year In keeping with its First Period even year policy the War Department held Army and Distinguished marksmanship matches in 1890 but not 1889 thereafter through 1894 they were held annually The strike totals in Division and Department however appear for 1890 to be precisely double what they should have been for 1890 award As these matches were annual even in First Period they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890 and the strike run made in 1890 as soon as the dies were ready included retr


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    2/1/1983 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    for striking replacements The actual strikes made in 1890 posed some problems which we can now resolve To begin with all dies for Second Period medals as we have seen were cut in 1890 so no medals could have been struck prior to that year In keeping with its First Period even year policy the War Department held Army and Distinguished marksmanship matches in 1890 but not 1889 thereafter through 1894 they were held annually The strike totals in Division and Department however appear for 1890 to be precisely double what they should have been for 1890 award As these matches were annual even in First Period they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890 and the strike run made in 1890 as soon as the dies were ready included retr


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    Collection of Dr. Paul Patterson, Part II



    G MEDALS 1042 CAPTAINS CREIGHTON LOW STOUFFER LS 12 75mm Copper AU with several tiny rim nicks Only 53 struck E F PLATE 1043 JOHN HORN LS 14 44mm Copper Charles Barber Sc Unc with a few reverse hair lines Only 54 said to be struck in copp er D 1044 METIS SHIPWRECK LS 15 63mm Copper XF with minor spots and field marks One of only 68 said to have been struck E PLATE marksmanship MEDALS 1045 FIRST PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP MK 6 51mm Copper A virtually full red AU F G PLATE 1046 THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMAN SHIP MK 8 51mm Copper bronzed Choice AU F G PLATE 1047 ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP MK Unlisted 44 5mm Copper AU The central design is the same as MK 24 but the legend is ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP The reverse wreath is the sa


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    Collection of Dr. Paul Patterson, Part II



    G MEDALS 1042 CAPTAINS CREIGHTON LOW STOUFFER LS 12 75mm Copper AU with several tiny rim nicks Only 53 struck E F PLATE 1043 JOHN HORN LS 14 44mm Copper Charles Barber Sc Unc with a few reverse hair lines Only 54 said to be struck in copp er D 1044 METIS SHIPWRECK LS 15 63mm Copper XF with minor spots and field marks One of only 68 said to have been struck E PLATE marksmanship MEDALS 1045 FIRST PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP MK 6 51mm Copper A virtually full red AU F G PLATE 1046 THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMAN SHIP MK 8 51mm Copper bronzed Choice AU F G PLATE 1047 ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP MK Unlisted 44 5mm Copper AU The central design is the same as MK 24 but the legend is ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP The reverse wreath is the sa


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    Presidential Coin and Antique Company Sale #86



    d W H Key Sc Uncirculated Obverse with a bust to the left surrounded by the legend THOMAS McKEE PRIZE FOR SUPERIOR EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC On the reverse PITTSBURGH FEMALE COLLEGE and LAURUS DIGNISSIMO DETUR encompass a wreath closed at bottom by a lyre According to Mint records 13 bronze medals were struck in 1867 This is only the third example of this medal we have offered in bronze F marksmanship MEDALS PENNSYLVANIA GRAY RESERVES MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL MK 2 Baker 359 59 7mm Copper Anthony Paquet Sc NGC MS 63 Brown The Washington portrait by Paquet is the same as used on the large size Mint Cabinet medal MT 23 originally struck 10 years previously in 1859 Inscribed at the top of the reverse is 1ST REGT INFANTRY 1ST DIV P M Within a ribbon below is the name of the unit GRAY RES


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS 224 Undated Army Division Marksmanship First Prize Medal J MK 6 Bronzed copper 51 3 mm Unsigned Mounted r fleman aiming carbine back over left shoulder wreath About Uncirculated Prooflike Nice mahogany surface finish Ur awarded Very scarce about 59 seem to have been struck 1882 1888 but Carlson also wrote that only 23 were struck i copper Julian reports his MK 6 at 41 m


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1885 SILVER MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 229 229 1885 Army Division of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 8 Silver 51 2 mm 1 413 9 gns Unsigned Head of Athena within wreath wreath Nearly Extremely Fine With clasp loop and silver pinback Rich gray toning Reverse rim dent Awarded engraved on the reverse Division of the Missouri Won by Sergeant John Pede


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1889 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 240 240 1889 Army Department of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 26 Bronzed copper 38 2 mm Unsigned Crossed swords on Union shield wreath Uncirculated With pinback suspender broken away and original red leather case Awarded engraved on the reverse Department of the Missouri Won by Private Daniel McKenzie Co D 18th


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    Double Auction Sale # 10: Session 2 & 3



    7mm lead By Francis X Koehler eng Obv sailor clinging to a spar labelled US with ship in back ground coming to his rescue Rev wreath with eagle below uninscribed Poor quality Edge nicks scratches G VG 20 00 25 00 BID LIBERALLY Bids are reduced whenever possible as competitive bidding allows as the next advance over the second highest bid 1900 Julian MK 5 third Class Prize Army marksmanship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm bronze Engraver unknown Obv kneeling rifleman aiming to right with long rifle tents to right third class prize army Marksmanship U S Rev wreath U S Mint below No picture or description avail able in Julian Brown mahogany patina AU 150 00 200 00 1901 Julian MK 8 Third Class Prize Army Divison Marksman ship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm b


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    Collection of Dr. Paul Patterson, Part II



    G MEDALS 1042 CAPTAINS CREIGHTON LOW STOUFFER LS 12 75mm Copper AU with several tiny rim nicks Only 53 struck E F PLATE 1043 JOHN HORN LS 14 44mm Copper Charles Barber Sc Unc with a few reverse hair lines Only 54 said to be struck in copp er D 1044 METIS SHIPWRECK LS 15 63mm Copper XF with minor spots and field marks One of only 68 said to have been struck E PLATE marksmanship MEDALS 1045 FIRST PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP MK 6 51mm Copper A virtually full red AU F G PLATE 1046 THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMAN SHIP MK 8 51mm Copper bronzed Choice AU F G PLATE 1047 ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP MK Unlisted 44 5mm Copper AU The central design is the same as MK 24 but the legend is ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP The reverse wreath is the sa


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    Presidential Coin and Antique Company Sale #86



    d W H Key Sc Uncirculated Obverse with a bust to the left surrounded by the legend THOMAS McKEE PRIZE FOR SUPERIOR EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC On the reverse PITTSBURGH FEMALE COLLEGE and LAURUS DIGNISSIMO DETUR encompass a wreath closed at bottom by a lyre According to Mint records 13 bronze medals were struck in 1867 This is only the third example of this medal we have offered in bronze F marksmanship MEDALS PENNSYLVANIA GRAY RESERVES MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL MK 2 Baker 359 59 7mm Copper Anthony Paquet Sc NGC MS 63 Brown The Washington portrait by Paquet is the same as used on the large size Mint Cabinet medal MT 23 originally struck 10 years previously in 1859 Inscribed at the top of the reverse is 1ST REGT INFANTRY 1ST DIV P M Within a ribbon below is the name of the unit GRAY RES


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS 224 Undated Army Division Marksmanship First Prize Medal J MK 6 Bronzed copper 51 3 mm Unsigned Mounted r fleman aiming carbine back over left shoulder wreath About Uncirculated Prooflike Nice mahogany surface finish Ur awarded Very scarce about 59 seem to have been struck 1882 1888 but Carlson also wrote that only 23 were struck i copper Julian reports his MK 6 at 41 m


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1885 SILVER MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 229 229 1885 Army Division of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 8 Silver 51 2 mm 1 413 9 gns Unsigned Head of Athena within wreath wreath Nearly Extremely Fine With clasp loop and silver pinback Rich gray toning Reverse rim dent Awarded engraved on the reverse Division of the Missouri Won by Sergeant John Pede


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1889 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 240 240 1889 Army Department of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 26 Bronzed copper 38 2 mm Unsigned Crossed swords on Union shield wreath Uncirculated With pinback suspender broken away and original red leather case Awarded engraved on the reverse Department of the Missouri Won by Private Daniel McKenzie Co D 18th


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    Double Auction Sale # 10: Session 2 & 3



    7mm lead By Francis X Koehler eng Obv sailor clinging to a spar labelled US with ship in back ground coming to his rescue Rev wreath with eagle below uninscribed Poor quality Edge nicks scratches G VG 20 00 25 00 BID LIBERALLY Bids are reduced whenever possible as competitive bidding allows as the next advance over the second highest bid 1900 Julian MK 5 third Class Prize Army marksmanship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm bronze Engraver unknown Obv kneeling rifleman aiming to right with long rifle tents to right third class prize army Marksmanship U S Rev wreath U S Mint below No picture or description avail able in Julian Brown mahogany patina AU 150 00 200 00 1901 Julian MK 8 Third Class Prize Army Divison Marksman ship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm b


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    2/1/1983 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    for striking replacements The actual strikes made in 1890 posed some problems which we can now resolve To begin with all dies for Second Period medals as we have seen were cut in 1890 so no medals could have been struck prior to that year In keeping with its First Period even year policy the War Department held Army and Distinguished marksmanship matches in 1890 but not 1889 thereafter through 1894 they were held annually The strike totals in Division and Department however appear for 1890 to be precisely double what they should have been for 1890 award As these matches were annual even in First Period they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890 and the strike run made in 1890 as soon as the dies were ready included retr


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    Collection of Dr. Paul Patterson, Part II



    G MEDALS 1042 CAPTAINS CREIGHTON LOW STOUFFER LS 12 75mm Copper AU with several tiny rim nicks Only 53 struck E F PLATE 1043 JOHN HORN LS 14 44mm Copper Charles Barber Sc Unc with a few reverse hair lines Only 54 said to be struck in copp er D 1044 METIS SHIPWRECK LS 15 63mm Copper XF with minor spots and field marks One of only 68 said to have been struck E PLATE marksmanship MEDALS 1045 FIRST PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMANSHIP MK 6 51mm Copper A virtually full red AU F G PLATE 1046 THIRD CLASS PRIZE ARMY DIVISION MARKSMAN SHIP MK 8 51mm Copper bronzed Choice AU F G PLATE 1047 ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP MK Unlisted 44 5mm Copper AU The central design is the same as MK 24 but the legend is ARMY DEPARTMENT MARKSMANSHIP The reverse wreath is the sa


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    Presidential Coin and Antique Company Sale #86



    d W H Key Sc Uncirculated Obverse with a bust to the left surrounded by the legend THOMAS McKEE PRIZE FOR SUPERIOR EXCELLENCE IN MUSIC On the reverse PITTSBURGH FEMALE COLLEGE and LAURUS DIGNISSIMO DETUR encompass a wreath closed at bottom by a lyre According to Mint records 13 bronze medals were struck in 1867 This is only the third example of this medal we have offered in bronze F marksmanship MEDALS PENNSYLVANIA GRAY RESERVES MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL MK 2 Baker 359 59 7mm Copper Anthony Paquet Sc NGC MS 63 Brown The Washington portrait by Paquet is the same as used on the large size Mint Cabinet medal MT 23 originally struck 10 years previously in 1859 Inscribed at the top of the reverse is 1ST REGT INFANTRY 1ST DIV P M Within a ribbon below is the name of the unit GRAY RES


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS 224 Undated Army Division Marksmanship First Prize Medal J MK 6 Bronzed copper 51 3 mm Unsigned Mounted r fleman aiming carbine back over left shoulder wreath About Uncirculated Prooflike Nice mahogany surface finish Ur awarded Very scarce about 59 seem to have been struck 1882 1888 but Carlson also wrote that only 23 were struck i copper Julian reports his MK 6 at 41 m


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1885 SILVER MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 229 229 1885 Army Division of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 8 Silver 51 2 mm 1 413 9 gns Unsigned Head of Athena within wreath wreath Nearly Extremely Fine With clasp loop and silver pinback Rich gray toning Reverse rim dent Awarded engraved on the reverse Division of the Missouri Won by Sergeant John Pede


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    John J. Ford, Jr. Collection of Coins, Medals and Currency, Part 7



    U S marksmanship MEDALS AWARDED 1889 MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Lot No 240 240 1889 Army Department of the Missouri Marksmanship Third Class Medal J MK 26 Bronzed copper 38 2 mm Unsigned Crossed swords on Union shield wreath Uncirculated With pinback suspender broken away and original red leather case Awarded engraved on the reverse Department of the Missouri Won by Private Daniel McKenzie Co D 18th


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    Double Auction Sale # 10: Session 2 & 3



    7mm lead By Francis X Koehler eng Obv sailor clinging to a spar labelled US with ship in back ground coming to his rescue Rev wreath with eagle below uninscribed Poor quality Edge nicks scratches G VG 20 00 25 00 BID LIBERALLY Bids are reduced whenever possible as competitive bidding allows as the next advance over the second highest bid 1900 Julian MK 5 third Class Prize Army marksmanship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm bronze Engraver unknown Obv kneeling rifleman aiming to right with long rifle tents to right third class prize army Marksmanship U S Rev wreath U S Mint below No picture or description avail able in Julian Brown mahogany patina AU 150 00 200 00 1901 Julian MK 8 Third Class Prize Army Divison Marksman ship Medal ca 1885 2 inch 5 1 4mm b


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    TAMS Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1

    2/1/1983 numismatics periodicals tokens medals

    for striking replacements The actual strikes made in 1890 posed some problems which we can now resolve To begin with all dies for Second Period medals as we have seen were cut in 1890 so no medals could have been struck prior to that year In keeping with its First Period even year policy the War Department held Army and Distinguished marksmanship matches in 1890 but not 1889 thereafter through 1894 they were held annually The strike totals in Division and Department however appear for 1890 to be precisely double what they should have been for 1890 award As these matches were annual even in First Period they were probably held in 1889 as well as 1890 and the strike run made in 1890 as soon as the dies were ready included retr


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    U.S. Mint Report (1882)

    1/1/1882

    age Dollar 92 2 2 4 80 30 50 252 2 2 4 Half dollar Total 100 80 30 50 260 For minor coinage Five cent 398 7 162 398 7 162 One cent Total 567 567 Total NUMBER of DIES Gold coinage 410 Silver coinage 260 Minor coinage 567 Proof coinage 30 Decatur reverse reproduction 1 Perry reverse reproduction 1 Garfield and Lincoln medals 9 Indian peace medal 2 Presidential medal 2 Annual assay 2 Army marksmanship J Seal of the United States medal 2 Total 1 295 IX MEDALS MANUFACTURED at the MINT at I HILADELPHIA during the fiscal year ended Tunc 30 1882 Kames Adams Academy Amidon American Pomological Society Army division marksmanship first prize dies ITo 1 Army division marksmanship first prize dies Ko 2 Army division marksman ship third prize dies Xo 3 Army division marksmanship


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