SOLD: HK-301 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Official SCD

NGC 64 BN Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-301
SH 13-1 CU
Date 1904
Grade 64 BN
Price $270.00
Item # 3354
Metal Copper

The design depicts and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase by Thomas Jefferson from Napoleon Bonaparte; 1,000,000 square miles for $15,000,000. Designed by George T. Morgan and struck in the U.S. Mint Exhibit at the Exposition. Microscopic M on Jefferson’s bust truncation for Morgan. The planchets were melted and re-processed daily, the copper/bronze compositions varied.