For Sale: HK-291 1901 Pan-American Buffalo Souvenir SCD – Grassy Ground variety

$325.00 · NGC MS 63 Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-291
SH 11-4 GP
Date 1901
Grade MS 63
Price $325.00
Item # 3818
Metal Gold-Plated

This is the Gold-Plated Grassy Ground variety. Only 5 graded finer. Large Buffalo on the obverse, SOUVENIR above, 1901 below. Reverse legend PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION MAYNOVEMBER BUFFALO, N.Y. Struck gold-plated with a coin alignment and reeded edge. The gold-plated medals were all lacquered as made. There are two varieties. On the flat ground variety the buffalo appears to be standing on dirt as opposed to grass. The lettering on the reverse in the center is slightly smaller and was struck with completely different dies.