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    Libby Prison/Columbian World's Fair 1893 Medal

    1893 Columbian World's Fair and Libby Prison Museum Medal. White metal, copper-plated, 58 mm, 165.4 gm, Eglit-477a. Columbian World's Fair/Libby prison medal. The obverse features the domed administration building on the fairgrounds, the reverse Libby prison. The prison held Union troops in Virginia during the Civil War. It was dismantled and then rebuilt on the grounds of the Columbian World's Fair as an exhibit. (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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