For Sale: HK-426 1915 Panama-California Exposition Official SCD – Silver

Sold · BU

Reference HK-426
SH 19-1 S
Date 1915
Grade BU
Price Sold
Item # 2303
Metal Silver
Designed By Charles Barber
Engraved By Charles Barber

Official Medal from the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in San Diego, California. Engraved by Charles E. Barber, the obverse features a full figured cartoon characterization of Uncle Sam in striped pants, coat tails, stars on vest and top hat. In the background behind Uncle Sam is North and Central America, the handle of the shovel lies where the Panama Canal was dug. The reverse features the ship S.S. Ancon passing through the Panama canal dated August 15, 1914. Struck in SILVER with loop attached for suspension.