SOLD: HK-12A 1869 Pacific Railway Completion SCD

NGC MS 61

Reference HK-12A (view)
Date 1869
Grade MS 61
Price $4,850.00
Item # 3398
Metal Silver

Rare silver variety, one of the “Three Kings” of silver SCD’s. Only nine certified in silver by NGC. Medal commemorates the completion of the first transcontinental railroad. Authorized by Congress and designed and engraved by William Barber. Obverse features the bust of U.S. Grant and states “The Oceans United by Railway”. The reverse depicts a mountain scene with a train.