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1892 Columbian Expo Bust Dollar HK-228 NGC MS61 SOLD
1892 Columbian Expo Bust Dollar HK-228 NGC MS61
The 1893 World Columbian Exposition held in Chicago to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the voyage of Christopher Columbus to the New World was one of the largest and most popular World’s Fairs in history. Many numismatic items were struck in connection with the Columbian Exposition from the first commemorative coins of the United States to nearly a hundred different so-called dollars. This is one of the so-called Columbus Bust Dollars from the Columbian Exposition listed as HK-228 in the Hibler-Kappen book on So-Called Dollars which has been graded MS61 by NGC and is encapsulated in one of the newer-style edge-view holders. The obverse is a relatively low relief depiction of Columbus and the reverse has a detailed birds eye view of the Columbian Exposition. The medal has slightly prooflike fields which have many small marks from handling and which account for the relatively low mint state grade. An interesting mint state example of this Columbus Bust Dollar from the Columbian Exposition.
 
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