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    1876 Centennial Commission Service Medal. Bronze, 76 mm, 276.5 gm. Dies by H. Mitchell. Awarded to recognize those exhibitors who provided outstanding service during the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The obverse features an attractive allegorical scene comprised of art and industry. The reverse reads INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PHILADELPHIA MDCCCLXVI (1876) at the periphery and AWARDED BY / UNITED STATES / CENTENNIAL / COMMISSION within the wreath. This hefty bronze medal was well cared for over the years and shows no mentionable flaws. The mahogany surfaces are glossy and attractive.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    14th Thursday
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