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    Rare Official William McKinley 1901 Inaugural Medal in Silver

    President William McKinley Silver Inaugural Medal. Silver, 44 mm, 57.0 gm. Official inaugural medal struck for the inaugural committee by Joseph K. Davidson, a Philadelphia jeweler. A total of 55 pieces were struck in silver and presented to each member/officers of the executive committee. The case came with the name of the committee member stamped into the top, which is in poor condition. The name on the case is John F. Cook of Washington, D.C., a Republican delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1880 and 1904. This rare and desirable first official inaugural medal should draw the attention from collectors in many related areas. (NGC ID# CCNX, PCGS# 661030)

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

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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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