So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1892 HK-229 Mining Scene within Oval and Bust Dollar
Value of 1892 HK-229 Mining Scene within Oval and Bust
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-229
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads Columbian World’s Fair 1492 1892 Chicago, U.S and the reverse text is The Miners’ Rocky Mountains Bonanza Patent Applied For. The front side of the coin shows a bust of Christopher Columbus in the center of the oval medal, with a banner above his head, dates over either shoulder and the location of the World’s Columbian Expo below his neck and running along the lower border of the coin. The backside of the coin depicts mountains and miners shown in the center illustration of the coin with a beaded border surrounding their image, text to all sides of the beaded border and a hold at top for hanging the medal.
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