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Panama-Pacific International Exposition Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
INV.12839
Date: 
1915
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "AITKEN/FECIT."
Description: 
Gold struck medal with obverse showing Mercury with caduceus opening gates for sailing ship; legend: ".TO. COMMEMORATE.THE.OPENING.OF.THE.PANAMA.CANAL.M.C.M.X.V."; inscription at lower left of field: "ON!/SAIL ON!" Reverse depicts two draped females with cornucopias flanking world globe; eagle beneath; legend: ".PANAMA-PACIFIC.INTERNATIONAL.EXPOSITION.SAN-FRANCISCO.CALIFORNIA.M.C.M.X.V."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group