Obv. Male bust facing part r.; above, around • * • Robert * Fulton • * •; below bust 1809-1909; beaded border.
Rev. Paddle-wheel steamship with sails; above, around * New York to Albany *; below ship The Clermont / H / One Trip; beaded border.
HK-375 Gold, size of Gold Dollar. 15mm. Only 75-100 struck. DeLorey 76.
15 mm, the diameter of a Type Three gold dollar. Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton is depicted on the obverse. The exergue dates (1809 - 1909) commemorate a century of steamboat navigation though Hudson Bay. The reverse depicts the Clermont, the first commercial steamboat, which ferried passengers between New York and Albany.
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