Auction: 344 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale at Grand Hyatt, NY INC
Roald Amundsen (1872-1928). Tribute Token in Silver, 1912. 31mm, 16.0 gms. Issued by Thomas Elder, NY. ROALD AMUNDSEN / NORWEGIAN EXPLORER (on banner) / REACHED / THE SOUTH POLE / DECEMBER 14, / 1911, rev. THE FIRST SAILOR / -TO- / TAKE A SHIP / THROUGH THE / NORTHWEST PASSAGE. / THE FIRST MEDAL TO HIM, / MARCH 12, / 1912, small E below. DeLorey 16. Extremely rare with only 5 pieces believed struck in Silver by Charles Hanson, Chicago. Iridescent toning. About Uncirculated.
$400 to $600