For Sale: HK-229 1893 Columbian Columbus / Mining Scene SCD – Unlisted Variety

Sold · Very Fine

Reference HK-229
Date 1893
Grade Very Fine
Price Sold
Item # 1075
Metal Aluminum

Unusual oblong shape with a bust of Columbus on the obverse and a detailed underground mining scene on the reverse. The mining scene is similar to the one pictured in Hibler & Kappen, but entirely different. This is one of the rarer Columbian Exposition pieces. Struck in Aluminum with a horizontal slit at the top.