For Sale: 1962 Century 21 Exposition High Relief Gold-Plated Space Needle SCD

Sold · PCGS MS 67

Reference SH 25-2 GP
Date 1962
Grade PCGS MS 67
42380317
Price Sold
Item # 3249
Metal Gold-Plated
Designed By Metal Arts Company
Engraved By Metal Arts Company

This is the plate medal used for the book So-Called Dollars from the Pacific Coast Expositions. The Gold-Plated version is a great rarity, and this one graded PCGS 67 is most likely the finest certified. The Space Needle was and continues to be a monumental attraction which was built for the Seattle World’s Fair, extending on giant tripod legs supporting a 250-person restaurant and observation deck which revolves 360 degrees each hour. Medal orientation. The obverse depicts an aerial view of the exposition grounds with the Space Needle prominent in the center. On the reverse is the official logo of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. All are edge marked THE METAL ARTS CO. INC., ROCH., N.Y.