Grant Transcontinental Railway Completion

1869 · HK-12A

Year 1869
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Diameter 45 mm
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Reference HK-12A

The completion of the first transcontinental railroad was a major technological accomplishment. Only 20 years after the gold rush there was now an economical way to transport people and goods from coast to coast. Dies made by William Barber and struck at the Philadelphia Mint.

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1860