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    A Group of Eight Wooden 1876 Centennial Exposition Medals. In a July, 2014 article published by The Numismatist, Donald G. Tritt gives a thorough explanation of pressed wooden medals in general, and of the Wooden 1876 Centennial Exposition Medals in particular. This is a lot of eight round, pressed medals in black walnut wood, manufactured by the Ornamental Wood Co., Philadelphia for the 1876 Centennial Exposition. The group contains: Tritt No. 3 George Washington large head, 62 mm; Tritt No. 6 Genl. Joseph R. Hawley, 62 mm; Tritt No. 7 (two pieces) Alfred T. Goshorn, 62 mm; Tritt No. 8 Independence Hall, 62 mm; Tritt No. 9 Main Building (with foreground), 76 mm; Tritt No. 10 Main Building (no foreground), 76 mm; Tritt No. 13 Memorial Hall or Art Gallery (no foreground), 76 mm. These wooden medals are rare, and all are attractive. Each is pictured online.

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

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