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World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal

World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal
World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal
Title
World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal
Date 
1893
Medium 
Type metal
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.9 cm )
Description 
Type metal struck medal with obverse showing three-quarter bust of Columbus in ruff collar facing right with legend: "COLUMBUS." Reverse depictes the Administrative Building of the World's Columbian Exposition with legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ADMINISTRATION BUILDING"; inscription in exergue: "CHICAGO/1893."
Credit Line 
Gift of Alfred M.F. Kiddle
Object Number 
1940.29
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "A.O.AMEIS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group