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    Exposition and Commemorative Medal Group Lot. An outstanding group of four medals featuring: a piece issued for the World Columbian Fair of 1893, listed in the Eglit catalog as # 55, choice chocolate-brown with prooflike fields, 50 mm; a 57-mm 1892 World's Columbian Exposition medal, struck in white metal by Boldenweck & Co., which is the larger version of HK-157; a piece struck for the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition held in Portland, Oregon, in 1905, awarded to Gertrude Willison for miniature painting, about 63 mm, bronze; and a copper medal commemorating the 300th anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth in 1620, in very high relief, 70 mm, from dies by Reed and Barton. We estimate the market value at $225-$325.

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

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2007
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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