So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1940 HK-492 Palladium New York's World Fair Dollar Dollar
Value of 1940 HK-492 Palladium New York’s World Fair Dollar
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-492
The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads N.Y.W.F. Gold Silver and Platinum Metals, Baker & Co., Inc. Precious Metal Refinery Newark, N.J. U.S.A. New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, London, Paris, Tokyo, Engelhard Industries, New York World’s Fair 1939 and the reverse text is Pallas Athena, This Charm is Genuine Palladium, Goddess of Wisdom Bestower of Good Fortune, Guardian of Health. The front side of the coin shows a sphere and obelisk in the center with a monorail track surrounding the sphere, arching text in two lines at the top, three horizontal lines in the upper left of the coin, and a single line of arching text on the lower border of the dollar. The backside of the coin depicts a figure standing in the center with a sword and names to either side of the statue, text surrounding the coin in a circular pattern.
So-Called Dollars can be difficult to price, difficult to identify, and difficult to find. If you think that you own a SCD and would like an estimate of the current value, please contact our experts. We are always happy to give you an auction estimate, or an outright buying price if you are in a hurry to sell. Our experts have extensive knowledge of these coins, as well as all types of rare medals and tokens. When looking to sell, just remember that we are rare coin buyers!