SOLD: HK-281 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition Official SCD


Reference HK-281
SH 10-1 S
Date 1898
Grade AU 58
Price $265.00
Item # 3377
Metal Silver

Official Medal from the 1898 Trans-Mississippi International Exposition held in Omaha, Nebraska. A female bust on the obverse and on the reverse a mounted Indian spearing a buffalo. This is the SILVER version struck by the United States Mint. The dies were most likely engraved by Charles Barber or George Morgan at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia and they were struck in the Mint exhibit at the exposition. There are obverse and reverse die varieties with minor differences. Five reported struck in gold – none known.