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    1893 World's Columbian Exposition, 1892 Cristoforo Colombo Medal Uncertified. Eglit-107. Bronze. 59 mm. bust of Columbus facing left, Cristoforo Colombo around, all within circular central depression. Indian princess left grasps hand of Europa at right. Above all is the Western Hemisphere with Columbus' first voyage route marked. Spread eagle at the bottom. Reverse: the fruits of Columbus' discoveries, personification of Civilization at center surrounded by genii, and Indian warriors below. At left is a coastline with Washington in distance. The outer rim is made of coats of arms of all the U.S. states and Roman numeral dates 1892 and 1492. This is called one of the most beautiful of all Columbus medals.

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

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    July, 2019
    30th-31st Tuesday-Wednesday
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