2013 Ideals In Allegory "LIBERTY" Intaglio Print

The BEP has released the third and final card in the 2013 series of intaglio prints.

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is pleased to introduce the third and final card in a series of three intaglio prints, “Ideals In Allegory,” dedicated to female allegorical figures representing peace, justice, and liberty.

This print “Liberty,” features an exquisite compilation of unique engraved allegorical vignettes focusing on the age-old art of intaglio printing.

Description of Images:

Top Left - Vignette/Liberty (Miscellaneous Die #6122) Engraved by G.F.C. Smillie, 1914.   Used on the $5,000 Puerto Rico Irrigation Registered Bond Face, Gold Loan of 1919.

Top Right  - Vignette/America (Miscellaneous Die #7072) Engraved by Marcus W. Baldwin, 1908.

Bottom Center - Vignette/Patria (Miscellaneous Die #13463) Engraved by John Eissler, 1936.

Border Design and   Oval Frames – Printed in Offset.

This print is 8 ½” x 11” in size.

Price: $22.50

For ordering information, visit the BEP site.

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