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    Large-Format 1925 Norse American Medal
    Silvered Bronze, MS64

    1925 Norse American Medal, Large Format, Silvered, MS64 NGC. While the centennial of organized Norwegian immigration to the United States was a more worthy topic of celebration than the subjects of numerous 1930s commemoratives, Minnesota Representative Ole Kvale had to settle for a Congressionally authorized medal for the Norse American Centennial. The silver lining for the medal was flexibility to strike it in multiple medals and sizes, including large medals 67 millimeters across. This is one such medal in silver-plated bronze. Both sides are well-defined and generally bright with few abrasive disturbances. Speckles of underlying bronze are most visible at the left and lower obverse and the peripheral reverse. Overall, an appealing example of this James Earle Fraser design, housed in a large-format NGC holder.

    Weight: 12.50 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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