California Midwinter Exposition Grizzly Bear/Exposition View

1894 · SH 7-13 AL · HK-259

Year 1894
Metal Aluminum
Weight 9.35-9.42 g
Diameter 44.2 mm
Designed By
Engraved By
Minted By
Rarity R-6
Reference SH 7-13 AL

Obverse shows a California Grizzly Bear on a crag high atop a mountain looking down over a detailed bird’s eye view of the Midwinter exposition grounds. The reverse legend expounds the numerous benefits of aluminum, a popular metal then produced inexpensively due to the invention of electricity. Engraved, struck and signed by Noble Chicago along the lower rim on the reverse.


1894 California Midwinter Exposition