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Lot 0955
1920 Wilson Gold Medal, U.S. Mint, Philippines, graded by PCGS as MS-62 and presented in the PCGS sealed slab **Provenance: Heirs of the estate of Victor E. Lednicky (1888-1970), resident of Philippines, c.1914, Chief of the Division of Mines and Mining of the Bureau of Science, later President of Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co., a copper, gold and silver mine. Lednicky was General MacArthur's civilian liaison for Manila during WWII. *Note: The U.S. Mint, Manila, operated from 1920-1922 and again from 1925-1941. Some records indicate that there are 5 known examples, one source is the Hibler & Kapen book "So Called Dollars", 1963, that states one of was given to President Wilson, a second given to Wilson's Secretary of War, Newton Baker.** Start Price: $55,000.00

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Starting Bid

$55,000

Buyer's Premium

  • 23%

SCARCE 1920 WILSON GOLD MEDAL, "SO CALLED DOLLAR"

Estimate $60,000 - $70,000
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$55,0000 bids
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