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World's Columbian Exposition Administrative Building Medal

Object Number: 
1940.29
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Type metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 11/16 in. ( 6.9 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, on bust truncation, at left: "A.O.AMEIS"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group