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Medal - Chicago World Fair, United States of America, 1893 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36551

Medal for the Chicago World Fair, United States of America, 1893.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 59 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: exhibitions
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: exhibitions
DateEra: 1893 AD
Obverse Description: At the centre, within a circle, a draped bust facing three-quarters left; around, CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS; around all, MEMENTO OF THE WORLD'S FAIR CHICAGO 1893.
Reverse Description: A winged Victory attended by cupids who bear a torch and cornucopia, flying above American Indians with weapons who lie on the ground looking up; in field at left the sun rises over the exhibition building; above, MDCCCXCII; below, MCCCCXCIII
Edge Description: The edge is plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: United States of America, 1893
Person Depicted: Christopher Columbus

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