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World War I - 2018 Intaglio Print Victory


Price: $22.50
First Day of Sale: August 14, 2018 (8:00 a.m. ET)
Item Number: 49293

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First Day of Sale: August 14, 2018 (8:00 a.m. ET) - The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to introduce, “Victory,” one of three cards in the “World War I – 100th Anniversary 2018” Intaglio Print Program. The Treasury Department issued Liberty Loans and Victory Bonds produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to assist with financing the Great War. This collection highlights inspiring allegorical and historical figures featured on these bonds, engraved American iconography, and currency issued during the War. The complete three-card collection is available for $51.00.

Entry Print - Description of Images:

Top Right – Eagle perched on a mace Engraved by Charles M. Chalmers. Coupons from the Victory Loan featured the same engraved eagle with its wings outstretched in a victorious V.

Top Right – General John J. Pershing on horseback leading World War I veterans during a parade in New York.

Center – Parade for the soldiers of the U.S. Army 27th Division in New York City after World War I, passing the New York Public Library.

Center Left – Portrait of Woodrow Wilson Engraved by G. F. C. Smillie. Woodrow Wilson served as the 28th United States President during the war and was involved with negotiating terms of the Treaty of Versailles.

Bottom – $1 Federal Reserve Bank Note, Series 1918, back Engraved by Marcus W. Baldwin, Joachim C. Benzing, Howard I. Earle, Edward M. Hall, and Edward E. Myers. In 1918, Federal Reserve Bank Notes were issued to assist with the financing of the war abroad while also insuring a stable market at home.

(This Intaglio Print measures 8 1/2" x 11")


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