California Midwinter Exposition Official Medal

1894 · SH 7-1 BS · HK-245

Year 1894
Metal Brass
Weight 17.2 g
Diameter
Minted By U.S. Mint
Rarity R-5
Orientation
Reference SH 7-1 BS
HK-245

The exposition official medal was struck in the Mechanics Building at the exposition under contract by agent J. W. Ewing of the U.S. Interior Department, its purpose was to showcase the great wealth and riches of California to the world. Dies were engraved by Charles E. Barber and produced by the Philadelphia Mint. Gold-plated medals were struck on opening day.

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1894 California Midwinter Exposition