Auction Ended: Tuesday - October 22nd, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT Catalog Lot 82
Auction Local Time: Feb 28, 2020 00:54:52 EST
1904 St. Louis World's Fair Gold Award Medal. Obverse: Pictures two women, Columbian on the left and a youthful semi-nude maiden to the right. In the background is the rising sun , the dawn of a new era of progress for the nation. Around the edge is "Universal Exposition Saint Louis United States of America" with "MCMIV" at the bottom. Reverse: Pictures a spread wing American eagle and "Gold Medal Louisiana Purchase Exposition" with two dolphins under the writing. The dolphins symbolize the eastern and western boundaries of the nation and the eagle spreading his wings from ocean to ocean. (RLH 30-70). Size: Medal: 2 3/4" wide by 2 13/16" high. Condition: Very Fine with a little wear and age toning.