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    1892 Columbian World's Fair 90-mm Aluminum Medal

    Large Columbian World's Fair Medal, 3.5 Inches. Aluminum, 90 mm (3.5 in.) struck to commemorate the Columbian World's Fair held in Chicago 1892-93. This very large medal is known in many different sizes, but this has to be the largest one struck. It was designed by Weyl in France and engraved by Wilhelm Mayer in Germany. The reverse of the medal is depicted on the Columbian 2- cent postage stamp of 1892. Listed as Eglit-101 and in the catalog Discovering America by Russ Rulau as D3A. (NGC ID# CGJF, PCGS# 661060)

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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