(1864-66) Julian-PR-30, AV 19mm
Washington - Lincoln
NGC MS 66 DPL
This is an absolutely stunning gem cameo MS 66 deep proof-like U.S. Mint gold medal. It is an 1864-66 Paquet designed gold medal designated as Julian PR-30. It is listed in the reference book, Medals of the United States Mint: The First Century, 1792-1892 by R. W. Julian, which is an illustrated history of specialty medals struck by the U.S. Mint. It is also referenced as Baker-245 and King-112. It is rated R.7. with a plain edge with a diameter of 19mm. The obverse portrays a bust right of Washington with P (for Paquet) on bust truncation. The reverse portrays the bust of Lincoln with Paquet in cursive on the bust truncation.