Obv: COMITIA AMERICANA GEORGIO WASHINGTON SVPREMO DVCI EXERCITVVM
ADSERTORI LIBERTATIS (at neck truncation) DU VIVIER / PARIS .
This is an obverse splasher struck in lead, with a blank reverse. It is similar to Baker-47X, but without a line across the exergue above COMITIA AMERICANA.
According to the consignor's notes:
"Pre 1820 die state: with flaws below E of GEORGIO, under the M of SUPREMO, above the E of ADSERTORI, and descending from the bottom of the peruke -- however before the flaw in the field near Washington's chin developed. The paper on the back is even more enigmatic than that of the unique Garrett and Norweb specimen, as none of the legend (if there ever was one) remains. Clearly of the same manufacture as Baker-47X, but here described as lead, not white metal, and totally unlisted in any fabric. Probably unique.
Not gradable in the traditional fashion, but with no traces of wear. However there is a small dent in the field at about 4:00, a few minor edge defects, and some waviness to the planchet."