1882 National Mining and Industrial Exposition

Denver, Colorado

Planning began at the end of 1880 with a proposal for a permanent mining exposition grounds that would become a grand museum. The Director of the Denver Mint agreed to accept the position of Acting President to raise the stature of the endeavor.

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So-Called Dollars Category SH 3-31:

National Mining & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1882 · SH 3-31 · White Metal

The primary three-story exposition building depicted on the obverse was built in the shape of…

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