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    Incredible 'Stefano Johnson' Columbus Medal

    1892 Columbian World's Fair Large White Metal Medal MS63 NGC. White metal, 102 mm (4 in.). Struck for the Columbian World's Fair in 1892 by the Stefano Johnson medallic firm in Milan, Italy. It is generally thought of as the best-engraved of all the medals produced for the Columbian Fair. The medal was designed by Luigi Polliaghi and engraved by Angelo Cappuccio. Listed as Eglit-106 and in the catalog Discovering America by Rulau as B10. (NGC ID# CGJF, PCGS# 661060)

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

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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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