World's Fair Auction

Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT
Catalog Lot 42

Auction Local Time: July 18, 2019 21:35:11 EDT

Lot 161 has more information added to description. Lot 6 has an additional photo of the back.

1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Bronze Medal, Eglit # 55. Obverse: Half Length bust of Columbus holding unrolled chart enclosed in a circle of oak leaves that is enclosed in a beaded circle. Around the outer band "Christopher Columbus born 1456 died 1506". Reverse: 2 Female Figures in center scene. One is seated holding shield of the United States. The other is standing and pointing to a scene of the exposition in the background. Above is an eagle holding ribbon on which is inscribed "E Pluribus Unum". Under the picture is "1492 - 1892 IV. Centennial". Around the edge is "Souvenir World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U.S.A. 1892-1893." Size: 2" diameter. Condition: Extremely Fine with a little light wear.

Winning Bid: $ 57


Estimate: $ 35 - $ 50

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