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    1904 St. Louis Universal Expo Gold Medal Trial Strikes/ Restrikes in Bronze.
    Hendershott-30-70. Bronze, two pieces, one uniface (obverse), one-two sided, roughly triangular, 68 mm point to point, 145.2 gm. Obverse Columbia embraces young maiden emblematic of Louisiana Purchase in a central tondo with surrounding inscription relating to the Universal Expo, reverse eagle with spread wings perched on a tablet inscribed GOLD MEDAL LOVISIANA PVRCHASE EXPOSITION. The two-sided piece is in yellow bronze, Choice XF, with good eye appeal. The uniface piece is clearly a rare item and has a stickpin on the reverse, likely a die trial or display piece, with brick-red color. The bronze piece comes with original box of issue.


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    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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