Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 GUP · HK-86

Year 1876
Metal Gutta-Percha
Weight
Diameter 38 mm
Designed By
Engraved By William H. Key
Minted By
Rarity R-7
Orientation
Reference SH 2-40 GUP
HK-86

On the obverse is the Art Gallery Building, constructed for the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia in 1876. The Gutta-Percha red, a tough plastic substance, was struck from slightly different dies then those used for the other metal compositions.

Category

1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition