Auction # 34 Closing Tuesday - June 25th, 2019 at 10:00 PM EDT Catalog Lot 2
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1853 New York Crystal Palace Bronze Medal. Obverse: 3 drapes figures, one with a crown, one with wings and one kneeling on the ground. In very small letters on the lower left is "J.A. Oertel Del:". Underneath the image in small letters is "C. C. Wright SC." Reverse: There is a wreath around the edge with an American shield at the bottom. In the center is "Exhibition of Industry of All Nations. New York 1853." These medals were award medals, and they were not marked with a winner's name. Size: 2 1/4" diameter by 3/16" thick. Condition: Fine with some wear and scratches, a few rim dings and overall age toning.