Colorado Rush to the Rockies Centennial

1959 · HK-542

Year 1959
Metal
Weight
Diameter 33 mm
Minted By
Rarity
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.

Category

1950