TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD SESQUICENTENNIAL – 2 TROY OUNCE – 39MM

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Specifications

Weight

2.00 troy ounce

Thickness

~6mm

Purity

.999 fine

Finish

Brilliant Uncirculated

Edge

Reeded

Diameter

39 mm

Description

May 10, 2019, marks the 150th anniversary of an iconic, historic event in American history—the completion of the transcontinental railroad. This 19th-century engineering triumph would redefine the nation, connecting the east coast to the west coast by rail.

  • Contains 2 oz. Troy of .999 Fine Silver
  • Obverse: A depiction of an iconic photo showing the two railroads meeting in Utah on May 10, 1869.  “TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD” on the top circumference, with “1869 – SESQUICENTENNIAL – 2019” on the bottom circumference.
  • Reverse: A depiction of opposing trains with the iconic golden spike driven into the ground between them.  “THE GOLDEN SPIKE” across the top circumference and “PROMONTORY SUMMIT” across the bottom, separated by bullet points.  The hallmark is just above, on the bottom circumference.