Glory to America

HK-421 · SH 18-10 BZ · 1915

Year 1915
Metal Bronze
Diameter 35 mm
Minted By
Rarity R-6
Reference HK-421
SH 18-10 BZ

Four busts adorn the obverse, Woodrow Wilson, president when the canal was completed in 1914; Theodore Roosevelt, president when the U.S. resumed building the canal; Colonel George W. Goetchals, U.S. Army engineer who directed the building of the canal; and Ferdinand de Lesseps, the French entrepreneur who initiated construction of the Panama Canal in 1880. The reverse features an aerial view of the exposition grounds. Microscopic W&H Co which stands for Whitehead & Hoag Co.


1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition