For Sale: HK-471 A 1933 Century of Progress Italian Exhibit Raising a Torch SCD

Sold · NGC MS 65

Reference HK-471 A
Date 1933
Grade NGC MS 65
Price Sold
Item # 2084
Metal Bronze
Engraved By Stefano Johnson

Near TOP POP, finest graded is MS 66. There are two Italian Exhibit So-Called Dollars from the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition held in Chicago, Illinois. This is the Raising the Torch variety, in exceptionally high relief on the obverse is a nude male and female figure facing the back. Male leaning on a pickaxe and female standing on books, both jointly raising a torch with their right arms. Also in exceptionally high relief on the reverse shows 20 airplanes converging towards the upper right with buildings below. The light blue mark on the obverse at 10 o’clock is one the slab and has ben removed.