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    Pair of 1904 St. Louis World's Fair Medals. DePaulis "America Welcomes the World," bronze, 50 mm, 60.7 gm, obverse four figures from different cultures center around a tablet with the scales of justice and clasped hands of friendship, reverse six-line inscription St. LOUIS 1904 AMERICA WELCOMES THE WORLD, signed on obverse DEPAULIS F., Choice XF with some light residue, nicer than it sounds; and 1904 Louisiana Purchase Expo bronze medal, Hendershott-30-70, obverse Columbia embraces a young maiden emblematic of the Louisiana Purchase, reverse eagle with tablet below BRONZE MEDAL LOVISIANA PVRCHASE EXPOSITION, Choice AU, an attractive piece and one of Adolph A. Weinman's first medal commissions (eagle reminiscent of his later Walking Liberty half dollar).

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2008
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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