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1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Medals

 

 

1893 Award Medal

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SAINT GAUDENS' COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL AWARD MEDAL, 1893. Eglit 90; Baxter 87; Marqusee 348. 76.3mm. Bronze. Augustus Saint Gaudens (Obv.) & Charles Barber (Rev.),Sc. Choice Uncirculated. Obverse with a full length figure of Columbus stepping ashore on the soil of the New World. Barber's reverse design features a large central cartouche with a six line commemorative inscription. Above is a globe flanked by two semi-nude females, and at bottom, a view of a sailing ship,. The cartouche is flanked by torches to either side. The medal is named to: PERCY SIMUNDT The medal is housed in its original aluminum presentation box and is accompanied with an engraved card that reads: WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ AWARD MEDAL/ AND/ ALUMINUM CASE/ MADE BY/ SCOVILL MANUFACTURING COMPANY/ WATERBURY, CONNECTICUT,/ U.S.A.

 
Gilt 1893 Award MedalGilt Award Medal of 1893 Columbian Exposition Gilt Award Medal

GILT SAINT GAUDENS' COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL AWARD MEDAL
Same as above medal but gilt finish. Maybe this was for a gold medal winner.

 
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