For Sale: HK-213 A 1893 Columbian Exposition Maryland SCD

Sold · NGC MS 64 BN

Reference HK-213 A
Date 1893
Grade NGC MS 64 BN
2678284-005
Price Sold
Item # 2083
Metal Bronze

Near TOP POP, finest is two in MS 65. This medal is rare for two reasons, there is no clamp and it has never been clamped, most have a removed clamp. Also this is an unlisted reverse variety with a “water” at the bottom of the design. The Maryland State Official medal for the World’s Columbian Exposition. Extremely high relief of Columbus on the obverse, with an eagle above his bust. Water scene on the reverse at the bottom with turtles crawling out on either side.