Centennial Main Building / Free People

1876 · SH 2-38 S · HK-81A

Reference SH 2-38 S
Date 1876
Metal Silver
Diameter 41.85 mm
Designed By
Engraved By William H. Key
Minted By
Rarity R-8

The Main Exposition Building adorns the obverse, with microscopic “W.H. Key F” (William H. Key’s signature with the Latin abbreviation F for made it) at the base of the building to the right. Reverse legend “1776 Illustrating the Growth and Prosperity of a Free People in a hundred years 1876”. Microscopic signature on reverse “PAT NOV 3 1874 H&L”.


1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition