So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1894 HK-257 State Seal Dollar and Facts About San Francisco Dollar
Value of 1894 HK-257 State Seal Dollar and Facts About San Francisco
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-257
The reverse text is Souvenir of San Francisco, Metropolis of the Western Coast, The principal seaport on the Western coast of America and the Chief city of California, Established in 1778 as Mission Dolores was taken by U.S. in 1847, Population then 450, population now is 850,000. Has on of the best harbors in the world, miles of fine streets, fine public buildings, U.S. Mint, 37 banks, best cable car system in the country, improved electric light plants, gas and water works, the large office and business buildings, hotels and churches are numerous and magnificent, had fourteen daily newspapers and over fifty other weekly and monthly publications, has large manufacturing establishments, population is thoroughly cosmopolitan, Golden Gate Park, covering 1,050 acres is one of the greatest in the world. The front side of the coin shows five buildings shown in five different circles spread throughout the face of the coin, each of these buildings were constructed for the California Midwinter Exposition, with decorative elements in between each building. The backside of the coin depicts facts about the city of San Francisco spread across 22 lines of horizontal text with arching text above and below in single lines.
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