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Opening of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Medal

Opening of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Medal
Opening of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Medal
Title
Opening of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition Souvenir Medal
Date 
1893
Medium 
Aluminum
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 4 cm )
Description 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing exposition pavilion with thirteen stars above within central roundel; legend around border: "SOUVENIR. BIRDSEYE VIEW OF THE WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO/1893." Reverse shows group of armed men in Renaissance outfits with legend around border: "SOUVENIR OF THE OPENING OF THE WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO/1893."
Object Number 
INV.10232
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower center of field: "BLUMENFIELD P.O.C."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group