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California Midwinter International Exposition Souvenir Medal

Object Number: 
1941.542
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 7/16 in. ( 3.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left, on exergual line: "LAUER" Inscription: reverse, at lower right, on exergual line: "NURNBERG"
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing seated allegorical female figure in Ancient Roman armor representing America with bear sleeping at her feet; river and mountains in background; reverse shows exhibition building at center with inscription in exergue: "ADMINISTRATION BUILDING"; legend above: "CALIFORNIA MIDWINTER INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION/S. FRANCISCO 1894."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group