So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1893 HK-181 Aluminum Forestry and Transportation Buildings Dollar
Value of 1893 HK-181 Aluminum Forestry and Transportation Buildings
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-181
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads The World’s Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893 and the reverse text is The Forestry Building 208 x 525 feet, Cost $100,000, The Transportation Building 250 x 960 feet, Cost $370,000. The front side of the coin shows an open wreath surrounding the portrait of Christopher Columbus in the center, text and location to the outer edge of the wreath. The backside of the coin depicts scroll work and text surrounding two images of buildings at the World’s Columbian Fair giving the specifications of each of their costs and size.
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