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California commemorative coins [graphic].
BANC PIC 19xx.031:164-166--OBJ; BANC PIC 19xx.031:164-166--OBJ
Collection Overview

Title:

California commemorative coins

Creator/Contributor:

United States Mint, creator

Abstract:

164: gold dollar coin, 1915, commemorating the Panama Pacific International Exposition. Helmeted head of Athena and California motto "Eureka" on one side. Verso depicts California Grizzly Bear and poppies, with words "California Gold" and "One" -- 165: silver half dollar coin, 1925, commemorating the California Diamond Jubilee. Coin face features crouching gold miner panning for gold. Verso depicts a California grizzly bear -- 166: silver half dollar coin, 1936, commemorating the completion of the Bay Bridge. Coin face shows the Bay Bridge and the San Francisco Ferry Building. Verso depicts a California grizzly bear.

Date:

1915-1936 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)
Gold coins -- California -- Specimens
Silver coins -- California -- Specimens
Commemorative coins -- California -- Specimens
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Oakland and San Francisco, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
California -- Centennial celebrations, etc -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
RESTRICTED: Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.

Type:

realia

Physical Description:

graphic
3 items (coins) : gold and silver ; diam. 1.2 cm and 3.1 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 19xx.031:164-166--OBJ
BANC PIC 19xx.031:164-166--OBJ

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED: Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.