For Sale: HK-398 1914 Panama Canal Completion SCD

Sold · NGC MS 65 Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-398
Date 1914
Grade NGC MS 65
Jeff Shevlin Collection
Price Sold
Item # 3217
Metal Bronze
Designed By Elizabeth Rodman
Engraved By John F Newman Co.

Near TOP POP, this finest certified is 66. Serial # 11575. Well struck up with fabulous eye appeal. Commemorates the completion of the Panama Canal. Full figured female standing on a ship with outstretched arms. This completion medal was actually carried through the Panama Canal on the steamship Cristobal, the first ship to pass through the canal on August 3rd, 1914. Struck in Bronze. On the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, in 2014, Jeff Shevlin struck a series of commemorative medals with a similar obverse and carried them through the Panama Canal before shipping them to his customers.