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    1884-5 Worlds Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition Award Medal. Bronze, 73 mm, 228.8 gm. Design by P.L. Krider of Philadelphia. Obverse: allegorical figures, including Liberty, surrounded by gear, anchor, ship, palette, cotton, and wheat, NEW ORLEANS on a crescent moon, dates 1884-1885 in exergue flanked by arrows. Reverse: within wreath with shields and beehive below, AWARDED BY / THE / WORLDS INDUSTRIAL / AND / COTTON CENTENNIAL / EXPOSITION. Several nicks at the upper reverse rim, excellent condition otherwise.

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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