Glory to America

HK-420 · SH 18-10 ASP · 1915

Year 1915
Metal Antiqued Silver-Plate
Weight
Diameter 35 mm
Minted By
Rarity R-6
Orientation
Reference HK-420
SH 18-10 ASP

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.

Category

1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition