So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1826 HK-1001 Erie Canal Completion in Gold Dollar
Value of 1826 HK-1001 Erie Canal Completion in Gold
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-1001
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads Erie Canal Comm. 4 July 1817 Comp. 26 Oct 1825, Excelsior, C.C. Wright SC 1826, Presented by the City of New York and the reverse text is Union of Erie with the Atlantic. The front side of the coin shows an eagle mounted on a globe and a shield, the state shield of New York, with text surrounding and ships and a light house in the background. The backside of the coin depicts two figures identified as Pan and Neptune sitting on a cornucopia and rock facing each other. Neptune is holding his trident and Pan’s hand is in the air, the ocean is behind them and text is above.
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