Lot #8. "1797" Washington Sansom Medal. Restrike. Baker-72A. Rarity-5. Red Bronze. AU.
The November 2009 Baltimore Auction - 11/12/2009
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40.8 millimeters. A U.S. Mint restrike, the Baker-72A type was produced to the extent of approximately 300 pieces from 1859 into the 1870s. Reddish-brown patina with a bit of light gray-brown tinting that is more evident at indirect angles. A bit of light highpoint rub is noted.