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    Rare Silver 1901 Pan-American Exposition Award Medal
    Designed by Hermon A. MacNeil

    Silver 1901 Pan-American Expo Award Medal Designed by Hermon A. MacNeil, AU. Silver, 63.5 mm. Rare award medal to SCHOOL COMMITTEE, SPRINGFIELD MASS. Designed by Hermon A. MacNeil for the Pan-American Exposition in 1901. Obverse female figure striding before a large buffalo. Reverse indigenous peoples passing a peace pipe, representing North and South America. Charcoal-gray with silver highpoints. Comes complete with original box of issue (although it is in poor condition), stamped PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION 1901 and GORHAM MAN'F'G CO on the reverse. Designer MacNeil would later go on to design the U.S. Standing Liberty quarter.

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

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    February, 2008
    14th Thursday
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