1959 Colorado Rush to the Rockies Centennial SCD

1959 · HK-542

Year 1959
Metal Silver
Diameter 33 mm
Designed By
Engraved By
Minted By U.S. Mint
Rarity R-2
Orientation Medal Orientation
Reference HK-542

Oxen pulling a covered wagon heading west being escorted by a cowboy on horseback adorn the obverse. The reverse depicts the U.S. Air Force Academy logo in tribute to its First Commencement and Official Dedication by President Eisenhower. Designed by Arthur Roy Mitchell, modeled by Frank Gasparro and struck at the Philadelphia Mint.