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Three Columbian Exposition Medals
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Description
Made for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. A white metal medal with relief decoration, the obverse depicting Columbus and Columbia in Guanahani, the reverse depicting the Administration Building, and a bald eagle, with text commemoration Columbus in Italian. A bronze example with relief decoration, the obverse depicting a bust of Columbus, the reverse depicting the Administration Building. A wooden medal with relief decoration, the obverse depicting the Administration Building, the reverse with text about the Exposition.

Dimensions: From 2 1/2" to 3 3/8" in diameter.

Provenance: From a Main Line collection.
Condition
The wooden example has shrinkage cracks and minor losses. Otherwise, expected wear as pictured.
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Three Columbian Exposition Medals

Estimate $250 - $350
Dec 16, 2019
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Starting Price $100
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1219232: Three Columbian Exposition Medals

Sold for $125
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Est. $250 - $350Starting Price $100
December 2019 ONLINE AUCTION
Dec 16, 2019 12:00 PM EST
Buyer's Premium 23%

Lot 1219232 Details

Description
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Made for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. A white metal medal with relief decoration, the obverse depicting Columbus and Columbia in Guanahani, the reverse depicting the Administration Building, and a bald eagle, with text commemoration Columbus in Italian. A bronze example with relief decoration, the obverse depicting a bust of Columbus, the reverse depicting the Administration Building. A wooden medal with relief decoration, the obverse depicting the Administration Building, the reverse with text about the Exposition.

Dimensions: From 2 1/2" to 3 3/8" in diameter.

Provenance: From a Main Line collection.
Condition
...
The wooden example has shrinkage cracks and minor losses. Otherwise, expected wear as pictured.

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