Panama-California Exposition 1915 Official Medal

1915 · SH 19-1 S · HK-426

Year 1915
Metal Silver
Diameter 34 mm
Minted By
Rarity R-5
Reference SH 19-1 S

With North and Central America in the background, Uncle Sam is depicted on the obverse holding a shovel – the handle of the shovel overlaying Central America where the Panama Canal was dug. Designed by Washington Star Cartoonist C.K. Berryman, engraved by Charles E. Barber and struck in the U.S. Mint Exhibit at the Exposition.


1915-16 Panama-California Exposition