1933 Colorado's Century of Progress Dollar HK-870 R3 40mm ~ NGC MS 65

Pretty, full Gem, specimen of this immensely popular So-Called Dollar.

Colorado State Legislature failed to appropriate funds for participation in Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago, 1933. Many Denver and other civic organizations, knowing that 32 or more other states were to have official exhibits, believed that Colorado's non-appearance would be detrimental to its industrial welfare.

Obv. Within circle, mining scene; below, Use Silver to / Restore / Prosperity; within circle and beaded border, * Century of Progress * above; 1833 • World's Fair • 1933 below.
Rev. Within circle, State Seal, Trade Mark below; outside around, between circle and beaded border, *** One • Ounce • of • Pure • Silver *** above; Colorado below.

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