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Inter-State Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1873 · SH 1-11 · White Metal · 1873 Inter-State Industrial Exposition of Chicago

The Inter-State Exposition Building, modeled after the London and New York Crystal Palaces adorns the…

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Centennial Liberty Bell Rounded 6 / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-4 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

William H. Key engraved two different dies with the Liberty Bell design. Careful inspection reveals…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Garland

1876 · SH 2-10 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Liberty Bell is paired with a plain reverse that has a circle of garland…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-12 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington bust design engraved by Soley is combined with the Independence Hall Bell design…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-15 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Auction catalogs from 1878 & 1879 name the reverse die the “American Colonies,” representing the…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-17 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse die by Soley, reverse die with arabesque scrolls likely done by Soley as well.…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Star

1876 · SH 2-18 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s white metal variety reverse die has a “No” for “number” engraved into the die…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Star

1876 · SH 2-20.1 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Scott Stamp & Coin Company, in their October 27, 1879 auction, lot #689, sold a…

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Centennial Fountain / Star

1876 · SH 2-22 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain die is found paired with Soley’s Washington Large Bust, this star reverse,…

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Total Abstinence / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-25 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The H.W. Holland list of Centennial Medals published in the January 1876 American Journal of…

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Centennial Small Independence Hall / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-27 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Small Independence Hall paired with the Scrolls reverse. Only known struck in copper and…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-29 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Seated Liberty design is paired with his scrolls reverse. The scrolls reverse is found…

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Centennial American Colonies / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-30 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The H.W. Holland list of Centennial medals published in the January 1876 American Journal of…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Crossing the Delaware

1876 · SH 2-31 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s obverse of Washington’s bust is paired with a die by an unknown engraver. The…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / New Jersey Seal

1876 · SH 2-32 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s obverse of Washington’s bust is paired with a die by an unknown engraver. The…

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Centennial General George Washington / Crossing the Delaware

1876 · SH 2-33 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The authors struggled with this medal as it was possibly engraved by George Morgan, and…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Children’s HOP

1876 · SH 2-37 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Authorized to be struck by a church, so an argument could be made that this…

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Centennial Grand Entrance

1876 · SH 2-44 · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This is the only exposition building die not engraved by Key; it is a George…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-48 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die engraved by Demarest has four people seated and two standing…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Three Seated One Standing / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-49 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence obverse has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Declaration of Independence four seated

1876 · SH 2-50 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Two Declatation of Independence dies muled together, one is signed by Demarest, the other is…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-52 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence obverse has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Washington Ornamental Bust / John Hancock Signature

1876 · SH 2-54 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington die, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington…

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Centennial Washington Ornamental Bust / Commemoration

1876 · SH 2-55 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse, engraved by George Hampden Lovett, features a naked bust of George Washington with…

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Centennial Union Forever

1876 · SH 2-56 · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Microscopic “Lovett” for George H. Lovett on Washington’s bust truncation. Shaking hands are in the…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Moores Creek

1876 · SH 2-65 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Sullivan’s Island

1876 · SH 2-66 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The second in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Long Island

1876 · SH 2-67 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The third in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Harlem Plains

1876 · SH 2-68 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fourth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Lake Champlain

1876 · SH 2-69 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fifth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of White Plains

1876 · SH 2-70 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The sixth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Fort Washington

1876 · SH 2-71 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The seventh in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Small Bust Battle of Trenton

1876 · SH 2-72 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The eighth in a series of eight medals with a smaller bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Large & Small Bust

1876 · SH 2-73 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Lovett Battle Series with large and small busts combined. Reportedly one struck in silver…

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Centennial Delphos School

1876 · SH 2-75 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Another Lovett design using the same central device with a bust of Washington as on…

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Centennial Washington First in War

1876 · SH 2-76 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This original Washington bust design was engraved by Mathias Nicole Marie Vivier around 1818 for…

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Centennial Washington / Memorial Building

1876 · SH 2-77 · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

George Washington’s bust on the obverse with the Memorial Building on the reverse. Neither die…

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Centennial Washington / Memorial Building Copyright

1876 · SH 2-78 · Brass · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse is similar to the preceeding (SH 2-77) without the cinquefoils on either side…

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Centennial Washington Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-79 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse features the bust of Washington in civilian dress, three quarters facing left. Independence Hall…

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Centennial Washington with Sword Memorial Hall

1876 · SH 2-80 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse features a half length view of Washington in civilian dress facing three quarters to…

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Centennial Seventh Regiment Visit

1876 · SH 2-82 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Signed by engraver Demarest SC. N.Y. for Abraham Demarest Sr. New York, signature below monument.…

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Centennial Eternal Vigilance

1876 · SH 2-83 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Scene of Liberty holding a wreath over the head of Vigilance, dies engraved by Charles…

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Centennial Abraham Lincoln

1876 · SH 2-84 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Abraham Lincoln bust on the obverse. Reverse legend states “Our Nations Freedom Achieved by Washington…

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Centennial Ulysses S. Grant

1876 · SH 2-85 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Ulysses S. Grant bust on the obverse. An angle with wings flys above the exposition…

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Centennial Washington See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-86 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Obverse bust of Washington, engraved by German-American engraver Rudolf Laubenheimer. One of five different obverse…

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Centennial Catholic See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-87 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Catholic version, “In Honor of the Catholic Visitors to the International Exposition.” Designed by German-American…

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Centennial England See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-88 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

English version, “In Honor of the English Visitors to the International Exposition.” Designed by German-American…

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Centennial German See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-89 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

German version, in German the legend states “In Honor of the German Visitors to the…

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Centennial France See How We Prosper

1876 · SH 2-90 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

French version, in French the legend states “In Honor of the French Visitors to the…

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Centennial Washington and Liberty Bell on Shields

1876 · SH 2-91 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The bust of Washington is on a shield with the date 1776 above, on the…

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1878 Pittsburgh Exposition Official Medal

1878 · SH 3-1 · Silver · 1878 Pittsburgh Exposition

George H. Lovett accepted the commission from the Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society to design the…

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1879 Pittsburgh Exposition Official Medal

1879 · SH 3-11 · White Metal · 1879 Pittsburgh Exposition

The Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society exhibited again in 1879 and commissioned a new obverse die…

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National Mining & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1882 · SH 3-31 · White Metal · 1882 National Mining and Industrial Exposition

The primary three-story exposition building depicted on the obverse was built in the shape of…

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Southern Exposition Official Medal

1883 · SH 3-51 · White Metal · 1883 Southern Exposition

The main exposition building adorns the obverse. Reverse legend states the exposition opens August 1st…

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1884 St. Louis Exposition Official Medal

1884 · SH 4-21 · Copper · 1884 St. Louis Exposition

A female figure with extended wings walking forward adorns the obverse. Music Hall edifice on…

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Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1886 · SH 4-72 · White Metal · 1886 Minneapolis Industrial Exposition

Legend on the obverse Minneapolis Industrial Exposition with a large edifice in the center. Micro…

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1887 St. Louis Exposition Official Medal

1887 · SH 4-81 · White Metal · 1887 St. Louis Exposition

Icons of the arts and industry adorn the obverse, the Music Hall edifice is on…

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Hornellsville Exposition Official Medal

1887 · SH 4-121 · White Metal · 1887 Hornellsville Exposition

The main exposition building is on the obverse, a wreath and the exposition dates are…

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Maryland State Exposition Official Medal

1889 · SH 5-51 · Bronze · 1889 Maryland State Exposition

A very well executed design of the main exposition building on the obverse, reverse states…

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National Railway Electric & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1889 · SH 5-61 · White Metal · 1889 National Railway Electric and Industrial Exposition

Over a dozen ears of corn are hanging on the obverse, Korn King to either…

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Northwestern Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1890 · SH 5-71 · White Metal · 1890 Northwestern Industrial Exposition

The main exposition building appears on the obverse with a micro signature below and to…

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Mineral and Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1891 · SH 5-81 · Copper · 1891 Mineral and Industrial Exposition

The Iowa Coal Palace adorns the obverse, micro signature Childs Chicago below the edifice. Legend…

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Corn Belt Exposition Official Medal

1892 · SH 5-101 · Aluminum · 1892 Corn Belt Exposition

On the obverse is the main exposition building. The reverse states “South Dakota’s Invitation to…

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National Export Exposition Official Medal

1899 · SH 10-11 · Bronze · 1899 National Export Exposition

Obverse features a female blowing a trumpet making an announcement as the legend states “For…

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Lewis and Clark 34mm

1905 · SH 14-3 · Antiqued Silver-Plate · 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

Captain Meriwether Lewis and Captain William Clark grace this unofficial medal struck by Joseph Mayer…

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Taft Ground Breaking

1915 · SH 18-2 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Joseph Mayer & Bros, a Seattle jewelry manufacturing firm, struck this commemorative medal for the…

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Standing Minerva / Battleship Multiple Portholes

1915 · SH 18-4 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Standing Minerva with a grizzly bear at her side and the exposition grounds in the…

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Uniface Columbia

1915 · SH 18-27 · Silver · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Obverse features Columbia standing on a world globe, behind her are several ships passing through…

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Lucky Charm

1915 · SH 18-28 · Copper · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Two females, one standing and one seated looking at each other are shaking hands, likely…

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Official Souvenir Slug

1915 · SH 18-29 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Official Souvenir Slug legend is centered above within the center beaded circle, PPIE below in…

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Souvenir Slug Design.Pat Right

1915 · SH 18-30 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Souvenir slug legend, without Official, is centered above within the center beaded circle, PPIE below…

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Columbia Slug

1915 · SH 18-33 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

A slug facsimile with a design very similar to SH 18-27 with Columbia standing on…

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Hart’s Gold Coins of the West 1915, Round Minerva

1915 · SH 18-34 · Gold · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

From the M.E. Hart Coins of the Golden West, which is a set of 39…

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Hart’s Gold Coins of the West 1915, Octagonal Minerva

1915 · SH 18-35 · Gold · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

From the M.E. Hart Coins of the Golden West, which is a set of 39…

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1826 U.S. Semicentennial SCD

1826 · HK-4 · White Metal · 1820

Struck to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. An eagle perched on…

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New York Crystal Palace Official Medal

1853 · SH 1-1 · HK-5 · Brass · 1853 New York Crystal Palace

Designed and likely struck by Carl Stubenrauch of St. Louis, Missouri. Signature below Liberty’s foot.

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New York Crystal Palace Official Medal

1853 · SH 1-1 · HK-6 · White Metal · 1853 New York Crystal Palace

Struck for the first “International” Exposition held in the United States and hosted in New…

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Crystal Palace Industry of All Nations

1853 · SH 1-2 · HK-7A · White Metal · 1853 New York Crystal Palace

Engraved by George Hampden Lovett, micro signature G.H. Lovett N.Y. below the building. George Lovett…

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Heenan Boxing Champion of America

1860 · HK-10 · White Metal · 1860

Bust features John C. Heenan the “Benicia Boy” who won the first clear claim to…

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Sayers Boxing Champion of England

1860 · HK-10B · Copper · 1860

The Boxing Champion of England, Thomas Sayers bust adorns the obverse. Struck to commemorate the…

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Bombardment of Fort Sumter

1861 · HK-11B · 1860

A battle scene on the obverse depicts exploding bombs and smoke as Fort Sumter is…

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Grant Transcontinental Railway Completion

1869 · HK-12A · 1860

The completion of the first transcontinental railroad was a major technological accomplishment. Only 20 years…

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Pilgrim Jubilee Memorial

1870 · HK-15 · Brass · 1870

Struck in 1870 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the pilgrims voyage on the Mayflower…

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Battle of Lexington Centennial

1875 · HK-16 · 1870

“What a glorious morning for America” Samuel Adams exclaimed after the Battle of Lexington, April…

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Battle of Lexington Centennial

1875 · HK-17 · 1870

“What a glorious morning for America” Samuel Adams exclaimed after the Battle of Lexington, April…

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Centennial Exposition Nevada

1876 · SH 2-2 · HK-19 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Made of pure silver crushed from Nevada ores at the Nevada quartz mill located in…

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Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1876 · SH 2-1 · HK-20 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

This medal depicts a female (Liberty) as a symbol of the United States rising up…

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Centennial Exposition Liberty Bell/Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-3 · HK-23 · Silver Proof · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Liberty Bell was on display at the Centennial Exposition held in Philadelphia. The dates…

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Centennial Small Liberty Bell No Star / Independence Hall With Trees

1876 · SH 2-46 · HK-27 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The smaller Liberty Bell no star variety is considerably scarcer than the star variety. Struck…

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Centennial Small Liberty Bell With Star / Independence Hall With Trees

1876 · SH 2-45 · HK-27B · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The smaller Liberty Bell design is found with and without a star at 6:00 in…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Liberty Bell

1876 · SH 2-5 · HK-31 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The military bust of Washington is signed Key F. below the bust, made by William…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Liberty Bell

1876 · SH 2-11 · HK-32A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Washington bust design engraved by Soley is combined with the Liberty Bell design engraved…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Siloam M.E. Church

1876 · SH 2-35 · HK-33B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

As with the prior cataloged so-called dollar, the authors could have opted to exclude this…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Cumberland M.E. Church

1876 · SH 2-36 · HK-34B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

As with the two prior cataloged so-called dollars, the authors could have opted to exclude…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / Sunday School

1876 · SH 2-34 · HK-35 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Authorized to be struck by a church, so an argument could be made that this…

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Centennial Liberty Bell / G.A.R. Badge

1876 · SH 2-9 · HK-37 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

An argument could be made that since the reverse die has a G.A.R Grand Army…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-6 · HK-39 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Engraver William H. Key’s signed military bust of Washington is combined with the large Independence…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Small Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-13 · HK-42 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Both dies were engraved by George B. Soley. Soley’s Washington Large Bust die is also…

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Centennial Independence Hall / Chosen Friends

1876 · SH 2-8 · HK-46A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A medal authorized by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a non-political and non-sectarian international…

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Centennial Small Independence Hall / Star

1876 · SH 2-19 · HK-47A · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Independence Hall obverse die and his Star reverse die with legend stating it was…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / Small Independence Hall

1876 · SH 2-26 · HK-51 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Engraved by George B. Soley, who was a diesinker and worked at the U.S. Mint…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Seated Liberty

1876 · SH 2-14 · HK-53 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s Seated Liberty design with Liberty sitting on a keystone symbolizes the strength of America…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-28 · HK-56 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A seated woman, similar to that on William Barber’s 1873-1885 U.S. Trade Dollars, represents America.…

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Centennial Seated Liberty / American Colonies

1876 · SH 2-28 · HK-58 · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

A seated woman, similar to James Longacre’s one-dollar patterns, represents America. The reverse depicts an…

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Centennial Fountain / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-24 · HK-62 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

In the January 1876 issue of the American Journal of Numismatics Henry W. Holland began…

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Centennial Washington Large Bust / Centennial Fountain

1876 · SH 2-16 · HK-68 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain was funded and built under the direction of the Catholic Church to…

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Centennial Fountain / Total Abstinence

1876 · SH 2-23 · HK-69A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Centennial Fountain design is found in two varieties, with and without a comma following…

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Centennial Washington Military Bust / Scrolls

1876 · SH 2-7 · HK-70B · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s signed military bust of Washington with an unsigned arabesque scrolls reverse die. Apparently not…

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Centennial American Colonies / Star

1876 · SH 2-21 · HK-72C · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Soley’s star reverse was struck in five different metals and is found paired with five…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence three seated one standing / Commemoration

1876 · SH 2-53 · HK-74 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The obverse, likely engraved by Lovett, features a copy of John Trumbulls painting of the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-47 · HK-75A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence Demarest / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-47 · HK-76 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Declaration of Independence four seated / Washington Ornamental Bust

1876 · SH 2-51 · HK-79A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Declaration of Independence die has three different varieties that are found paired with the…

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Centennial Main Building / Free People

1876 · SH 2-38 · HK-81A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Main Exposition Building adorns the obverse, with microscopic “W.H. Key F” (William H. Key’s…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 · HK-83 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Edifice of the Art Gallery on the obverse, one of the many Centennial So-Called…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 · HK-83A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Edifice of the Art Gallery is on the obverse. It is one of the…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Free People

1876 · SH 2-40 · HK-86 · Gutta-Percha · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

On the obverse is the Art Gallery Building, constructed for the Centennial Exposition held in…

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Centennial Horticultural Hall / Free People

1876 · SH 2-39 · HK-87A · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The Horticultural Hall on the obverse, one of the many Centennial So-Called Dollars engraved and…

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Centennial Art Gallery / Horticultural Hall

1876 · SH 2-43 · HK-89 · Copper · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Art Gallery die and his Horticultural Hall die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Main Building / Art Gallery

1876 · SH 2-41 · HK-89A · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Main Exposition Building die and his Art Gallery die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Main Building / Horticultural Hall

1876 · SH 2-42 · HK-89F · Gold-Plated · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Key’s Main Exposition Building die and his Horticultural Hall die are paired on this example.

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Centennial Exposition Lovett Battle of Moores Creek Bridge

1876 · SH 2-57 · HK-91 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals engraved and issued by George Hampden Lovett…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Moores Creek

1876 · SH 2-57 · HK-92 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The first in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Sullivan’s Island

1876 · SH 2-58 · HK-93 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The second in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Long Island

1876 · SH 2-59 · HK-96 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The third in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Harlem Plains

1876 · SH 2-60 · HK-100 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fourth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Lake Champlain

1876 · SH 2-61 · HK-102 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The fifth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of White Plains

1876 · SH 2-62 · HK-107 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The sixth in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Fort Washington

1876 · SH 2-63 · HK-108 · Silver · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The seventh in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Lovett Battle of Trenton

1876 · SH 2-64 · HK-112 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

The eight in a series of eight medals with a large bust of Washington, engraved…

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Centennial Children of America

1876 · SH 2-74 · HK-115 · Bronze · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Another Lovett design using the same central device with a small bust of Washington as…

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Centennial Washington and Grant

1876 · SH 2-81 · HK-118 · White Metal · 1876 U.S. Centennial Exposition

Standing figures of Washington, who was 6’3’’ tall, and Grant, each with their hand on…

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Battle of Saratoga Monument

1877 · HK-119A · Bronze · 1870

Scene portrays British General Burgoyne surrendering to U.S. General Horatio Gates by handing over his…

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Wyoming Battle & Massacre Centennial

1878 · HK-120C · 1870

Scene on the obverse depicts Indians with tomahawks raised in their hands attacking a family…

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Battle of Groton Heights Centennial

1881 · HK-125C · 1880

The obverse shows two American soldiers reloading and firing their muskets while being attacked by…

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Evacuation of Boston 125th Anniversary

1901 · HK-131 · Copper · 1900

Obverse features General Washington and four aids on horseback at Dorchester Heights overlooking the Boston…

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Evacuation of Valley Forge 125th Anniversary

1903 · HK-132 · White Metal · 1900

George Washington in high relief adorns the obverse. Struck to commemorate the 125th anniversary of…

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Washington Valley Forge Centennial

1878 · HK-136 · 1870

Engraved by William Barber, the medal commemorates the departure of the Continental Army from Valley…

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William Penn Pennsylvania Bicentennial Official Medal

1882 · HK-138 · 1880

This medal celebrates the 200th anniversary of the founding of Pennsylvania and the landing of…

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William Penn & U.S. Mint Pennsylvania Bicentennial

1882 · HK-139 · 1880

Struck to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Pennsylvania and the landing of…

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World’s Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1884 · HK-142 · 1884-85 World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial

Engraved by George T. Morgan and struck in the U.S. Mint Exhibit at the Exposition.…

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Ohio Valley Exposition George Washington

1888 · HK-146 · White Metal · 1888 Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial

The Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial Exposition which ran for 100 days was held…

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Ohio Valley and Central States Exposition Official Medal

1888 · SH 5-1 · HK-147A · Bronze · 1888 Ohio Valley and Central States Centennial

A view of the exposition grounds on the obverse, a wreath and legend on the…

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Worlds Columbian Exposition Official Medal Large Letters

1893 · HK-154 · 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition

This is the official medal from the Columbian Exposition held to commemorate the 400th anniversary…

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Worlds Columbian Exposition Official Medal Small Letters

1893 · HK-155 · 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition

Official medal from the Columbian Exposition held to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Columbus’s…

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World’s Columbian Exposition Standing Female/Manufacturers Building

1893 · HK-206 · Aluminum · 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition

On the obverse is a standing female, perhaps inviting everyone to come to Chicago and…

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World’s Columbian Exposition Liberty Head Dollar

1893 · HK-221 · Gilt · 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition

This beautiful medal which is similar to the bust of a Morgan dollar was struck…

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Worlds Columbian Exposition St. Gaudens

1893 · HK-223 · 1892-93 World's Columbian Exposition

The obverse portrays a smaller version of the Official Award Medal engraved by Augustus Saint…

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California Midwinter Exposition Official Medal

1894 · SH 7-1 · HK-245 · Gold-Plated Brass · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

The exposition official medal was struck in the Mechanics Building at the exposition under contract…

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California Midwinter Exposition Official Medal

1894 · SH 7-1 · HK-245 · Brass · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

The exposition official medal was struck in the Mechanics Building at the exposition under contract…

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California Midwinter Exposition Official Medal

1894 · SH 7-1 · HK-245 · Silver-Plated · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

The exposition official medal was struck in the Mechanics Building at the exposition under contract…

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Moise State Seal

1894 · SH 7-2 · HK-245A · Gold-Plated · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

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Michael de Young – Blumenfield

1894 · SH 7-4 · HK-248A · Gold-Plated White Metal · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

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Early Electric Tower / State Seal – Hanson

1894 · SH 7-27 · HK-249 · Aluminum · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

Chicago die engraver C. H. Hanson created a medal based on an artist’s conception of…

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California Midwinter Exposition Grizzly Bear/Exposition View

1894 · SH 7-13 · HK-259 · Aluminum · 1894 California Midwinter Exposition

Obverse shows a California Grizzly Bear on a crag high atop a mountain looking down…

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Cotton States & International Exposition Official Medal

1895 · HK-268 · 1895 Cotton States and International Exposition

Designed by Philip Martinez and struck at the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, the medal symbolizes that…

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Tennessee Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1897 · HK-274 · 1896-97 Tennessee Centennial Exposition

The official medal designed by Charles E. Barber was struck and sold in the U.S.…

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Battle of Manila Bay Admiral George Dewey

1898 · HK-280A · Bronze · 1890

The Spanish–American war began after the U.S. Navy Battleship Maine was mysteriously sunk in Havana…

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Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition Official Medal

1898 · HK-281 · 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Expo

On the obverse, a composite picture of the most beautiful women in the Trans-Mississippi portion…

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Trans-Mississippi & International Exposition Floral Parade

1898 · HK-281A · 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Expo

Produced by the U.S. Mint as a souvenir for the Floral Day Parade at the…

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Remember the Maine

1898 · HK-285 · White Metal · 1890

The U.S. Battleship Maine was sent to Havana Cuba in January 1898 on a goodwill…

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Pan-American Exposition Official Medal

1901 · HK-287 · 1901 Pan-American Exposition

Designed by G.T. Brewster the dies were engraved at the Philadelphia Mint and the medals…

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South Carolina Exposition Official Medal

1901 · HK-294 · 1901-02 South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition

The winged female standing on a globe with ships, trains, buildings and agriculture in the…

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Wells Fargo Semicentennial

1902 · HK-296 · Silver · 1900

Struck in silver in 1902, the medal was given to each employee who had worked…

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition Official Medal

1904 · HK-301 · 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

The design depicts and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase by Thomas Jefferson…

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition President Roosevelt

1904 · HK-308 · Silver · 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Struck in 1904 to commemorate the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis. President Roosevelt…

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition Napoleon & Jefferson/Good Luck

1904 · HK-311A · 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition

Conjoined busts of Napoleon and Jefferson are depicted on the obverse with an inscription around,…

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Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1905 · SH 14-1 · HK-325 · Silver · 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

In the arms of Lady America, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark sight the Pacific…

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Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1905 · SH 14-1 · HK-326 · Gold-Plated · 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

In the arms of Lady America, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark sight the Pacific…

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Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1905 · SH 14-1 · HK-327 · Bronze · 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

In the arms of Lady America, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark sight the Pacific…

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Lewis and Clark 36mm

1905 · SH 14-4 · HK-331A · Gold-Plated Bronze · 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition

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Pike’s Peak Southwest Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1906 · HK-337 · 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition

Designed by Charles E. Barber and struck at the Philadelphia Mint, this medal commemorates the…

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San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

1906 · HK-340 · Silver · 1900

The April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the most severe earthquake in the history…

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Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition Official Medal

1907 · HK-344 · 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition

With Pocahontas on the obverse and Captain John Smith’s sailing ship on the reverse ,…

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Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition Official Medal

1907 · HK-345 · 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition

With Pocahontas on the obverse and Captain John Smith’s sailing ship on the reverse ,…

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United States Navy World Voyage Admiral Evans

1908 · HK-350 · Gold-Plated · 1900

This medal commemorates the United States Naval Battle Fleets visit to San Diego in 1908…

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Official Medal

1909 · SH 16-1 · HK-353 · Silver · 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

The exposition and official medal were designed to promote the “enormous value of Alaska” and…

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Official Medal

1909 · SH 16-1 · HK-354 · Bronze · 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

The exposition and official medal were designed to promote the “enormous value of Alaska” and…

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Official Medal

1909 · SH 16-1 · HK-355 · Copper · 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

The exposition and official medal were designed to promote the “enormous value of Alaska” and…

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Official Medal

1909 · SH 16-1 · HK-356 · Gold-Plated Bronze · 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

The exposition and official medal were designed to promote the “enormous value of Alaska” and…

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition President Taft

1909 · SH 16-5 · HK-361 · Gold-Plated Silver · 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition

The visit of President William H. Taft to Seattle on September 30, 1909 is commemorated…

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Hudson-Fulton Celebration Large Hendrik Hudson Daalder

1909 · HK-370 · Aluminum · 1900

Struck by New York City coin dealer Thomas L. Elder as part of the Hudson–Fulton…

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Portola Festival Bear/Gaspar De Portola

1909 · HK-389 · Bronze · 1900

The Portola Festival was held to recognize the fact that the city of San Francisco…

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Brian Boru

1910 · HK-390 · 1910

Brian Boru was King of Ireland from 1002-1014 AD. Considered the George Washington of Ireland,…

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Ohio Valley Exposition Official Medal

1910 · HK-393 · 1910 Ohio Valley Exposition

Like the exposition, the official medal celebrates and promotes the “industrial prowess of Ohio Valley,”…

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Ohio Valley Exposition Official Medal

1910 · HK-395 · 1910 Ohio Valley Exposition

Like the exposition, the official medal celebrates and promotes the “industrial prowess of Ohio Valley,”…

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Louisiana Statehood Centennial Pelican

1912 · HK-396 · Bronze · 1900

Louisiana celebrated the centennial of the statehood in New Orleans and this bronze scalloped official…

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Panama Canal Completion

1914 · HK-398 · Bronze · 1910

The first vessel passing through the Panama Canal on August 3, 1914 carried a reported…

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Panama Pacific International Exposition Official Medal

1915 · SH 18-1 · HK-399 · Silver · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

This official medal celebrates the opening of the Panama Canal. Winged Mercury opens the Canal…

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Panama Pacific International Exposition Official Medal

1915 · SH 18-1 · HK-400 · Bright Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

This official medal celebrates the opening of the Panama Canal. Winged Mercury opens the Canal…

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Panama Pacific International Exposition Official Medal

1915 · SH 18-1 · HK-401 · Gold-Plated Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

This official medal celebrates the opening of the Panama Canal. Winged Mercury opens the Canal…

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Alabama State

1915 · SH 18-12 · HK-402 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Whitehead and Hoag produced several PPIE State Fund so-called dollars which were sold to help…

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Alabama State

1915 · SH 18-12 · HK-402A · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Whitehead and Hoag produced several PPIE State Fund so-called dollars which were sold to help…

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Arkansas State

1915 · SH 18-13 · HK-403 · Aluminum · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The Arkansas State Fund so-called dollar, produced by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, NJ, celebrates…

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Florida State

1915 · SH 18-14 · HK-404A · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Headless Winged Victory or Winged Nike standing on the prow of a ship which is…

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Georgia State

1915 · SH 18-15 · HK-405 · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

A striding female wearing a long gown is carrying a cornucopia overflowing with fruits and…

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Louisiana State

1915 · SH 18-17 · HK-406 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

A view of the Louisiana State Building at the exposition on the obverse, the State…

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Maryland State

1915 · SH 18-18 · HK-407 · Yellow Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Maryland honored two of its native sons who, through their songs, made the state famous.…

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Mississippi State

1915 · SH 18-19 · HK-408 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Portraits of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederate States during the Civil War and John…

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Montana State

1915 · SH 18-20 · HK-409 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Winged Victory or Nike stands on the prow of a ship, the exposition buildings can…

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North Carolina State

1915 · SH 18-23 · HK-410A · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The North Carolina State seal with two women, one holding a staff with a cap…

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Kentucky State

1915 · SH 18-16 · HK-410B · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The Kentucky State seal is on the obverse, microscopic signature Robbins Co Attleboro near the…

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Oregon State

1915 · SH 18-24 · HK-411 · Yellow Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Built for the exposition the Oregon State Building with gigantic wood columns is on the…

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South Carolina State

1915 · SH 18-25 · HK-412 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The South Carolina State seal, which was adopted in 1776, adorns the obverse. The common…

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Tennessee State

1915 · SH 18-26 · HK-413 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The Tennessee State seal with symbols of agriculture above and a ship representing commerce below.…

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Standing Minerva / Battleship No Lower Portholes

1915 · SH 18-3 · HK-414 · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

On the obverse is Minerva standing facing left. The exposition grounds stretch out behind her…

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Standing Minerva / Tower of Jewels

1915 · SH 18-5 · HK-415 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Standing Minerva with a grizzly bear at her side and the exposition grounds in the…

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Standing Minerva with Rays / Tower of Jewels Type C

1915 · SH 18-6 · HK-415A · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Minerva standing with broad bands representing rays of light emanating behind her. The Tower of…

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Tower of Jewels / Battleship No Lower Portholes

1915 · SH 18-7 · HK-416 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The Tower of Jewels, one of the major attractions at the exposition, with thousands of…

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Tower of Jewels Gustave Fox Battleship

1915 · SH 18-8 · HK-416A · Aluminum · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

A variation of the Tower of Jewels edifice is on the obverse. The reverse, signed…

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Laughing Bear / Water-Nymphs

1915 · SH 18-9 · HK-417 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

A fascinating design with a scantily clad female overlooking the exposition grounds. A grizzly bear…

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Nebraska State 1915

1915 · SH 18-22 · HK-419 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

The State seal of Nebraska is on the obverse featuring a blacksmith with a hammer…

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Montana State 1915

1915 · SH 18-21 · HK-419A · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Two miners with a pick and shovel are gold-panning next to a stream. An Indian…

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Glory to America

1915 · SH 18-10 · HK-420 · Antiqued Silver-Plate · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Four busts adorn the obverse, Woodrow Wilson, president when the canal was completed in 1914;…

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Glory to America

1915 · SH 18-10 · HK-421 · Bronze · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Four busts adorn the obverse, Woodrow Wilson, president when the canal was completed in 1914;…

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Hensley’s U.S. Expositions

1915 · SH 18-11 · HK-422 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

E.E. Hensley of San Francisco struck this elegant commemorative medal with large golden gates that…

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Souvenir Slug Design.Pat Left

1915 · SH 18-31 · HK-423 · Silver-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Souvenir slug legend, without Official, is centered above within the center beaded circle, PPIE below…

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Souvenir Slug Design.Pat Left

1915 · SH 18-31 · HK-424 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Souvenir slug legend, without Official, is centered above within the center beaded circle, PPIE below…

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Official Souvenir Days of ’49 Slug

1915 · SH 18-32 · HK-425 · Gold-Plated · 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Days of ’49 in legend below Official Souvenir, microscopic Copyrighted at bottom, this variety is…

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Panama-California Exposition 1915 Official Medal

1915 · SH 19-1 · HK-426 · Silver · 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition

With North and Central America in the background, Uncle Sam is depicted on the obverse…

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Panama-California Exposition 1915 Official Medal

1915 · SH 19-1 · HK-427 · Bronze · 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition

With North and Central America in the background, Uncle Sam is depicted on the obverse…

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Panama-California Exposition 1915 Official Medal

1915 · SH 19-1 · HK-428 · Gold-Plated Bronze · 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition

With North and Central America in the background, Uncle Sam is depicted on the obverse…

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Panama-California Exposition 1915 Official Medal

1915 · SH 19-1 · HK-429 · Silver-Plated Bronze · 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition

With North and Central America in the background, Uncle Sam is depicted on the obverse…

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Panama-California Exposition 1916 Official Medal

1916 · SH 19-2 · HK-430 · Bronze · 1915-16 Panama-California Exposition

Uncle Sam with shovel design but dated the second year of the Exposition, 1916. Designed…

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U.S. Sesquicentennial Exposition Official Medal

1926 · HK-454 · 1926 U.S. Sesquicentennial Exposition

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, this medal displays a bust…

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Pacific American International Exposition Anticipation Medal

1930 · HK-459 · Bronze · 1930

This metal was issued in anticipation of this exposition which never took place at all.…

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Pacific American International Exposition Official Medal

1930 · SH 20-11 · HK-459 · Bronze · 1930 Pacific American International Exposition

Lady Liberty is leading Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Coast with the setting sun…

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McCormick Reaper Centennial

1931 · HK-460 · Bronze · 1930

Struck to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Cyrus Hall McCormick’s invention of the reaper, the…

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William Penn Arrival in America 250th Anniversary

1932 · HK-461 · Silver · 1930

The bust of Penn in armor on the obverse was taken from the only known…

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Century of Progress Exposition Official Medal

1933 · HK-463 · 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition

A semi-nude male with just a lion-cloth stretches his arms over Research and Industry graces…

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Golden Gate International Exposition Charbneau

1939, 1940 · SH 23-5 · HK-488 · 1939-40 Golden Gate International Exposition

Designed by Jules Charbneau and sold as souvenirs at the GGIE. Fourteen different varieties were…

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California Gold Discovery Centennial

1948 · HK-497 · Bronze · 1940

Obverse depicts a miner panning for gold in Coloma, California with Sutter’s Mill in the…

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1950 Washington, DC Sesquicentennial SCD

1950 · HK-507 · Silver · 1950

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the seat of Federal Government in…

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1954 Cradle of the Union Celebration SCD

1954 · HK-511 · Gold · 1950

This medal honors the 200th anniversary of the Albany, New York, Congress of 1754 –…

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1958 Minnesota Statehood Centennial Alexandria SCD

1958 · HK-519 · Silver · 1950

Issued by the Alexandria Centennial committee for the 1958 Minnesota Centennial Celebration. Official emblem on…

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1959 Colorado Rush to the Rockies Centennial SCD

1959 · HK-542 · Silver · 1950

Oxen pulling a covered wagon heading west being escorted by a cowboy on horseback adorn…

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1959 Nevada Silver Centennial SCD

1959 · HK-552 · Silver · 1950

The State Seal of Nevada with a mining scene, train and agriculture implements is depicted…

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1959 Oregon Statehood Centennial Silver Buchanan-Eisenhower SCD

1959 · HK-553 · Silver · 1950

The conjoined busts of 15th President James Buchanan and 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower grace…

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1959 Oregon Statehood Centennial Gold Buchanan-Eisenhower SCD

1959 · HK-554 · Gold · 1950

The conjoined busts of 15th President James Buchanan and 34th President Dwight D. Eisenhower grace…

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Alaska Festival of Music

1960 · HK-575 · Silver · 1960

The Anchorage Festival of Music was organized to promote music and it’s appreciation in Alaska…

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Boy Scouts of America 50th Anniversary Jamboree

1960 · HK-577 · Bronze · 1960

Over 50,000 Scouts from all 50 states and 26 foreign countries participated. The Scout Shield…

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Pony Express Centennial

1960 · HK-583 · 1960

This piece was struck to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famed Pony Express which…

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Kansas Statehood Centennial

1961 · HK-586 · 1960

Issued for the Kansas Centennial the medal’s obverse shows a covered-wagon train being pulled by…

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Mobile, Alabama 250th Anniversary

1961 · HK-587 · 1960

A bust of Sieur de Bienville, who founded the city in 1711 as the French…

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Pony Express Termination Centennial

1961 · HK-589 · 1960

The Pony Express was discontinued when the transcontinental telegraph was completed in late 1861. President…

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1859 Nassau Water Works White Metal SCD

1859 · HK-589B · White Metal · 1850

Neptune moves a lever with his right arm, which causes water to gush out of…

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1859 Nassau Water Works Silver SCD

1859 · HK-589C · Silver · 1850

Neptune moves a lever with his right arm, which causes water to gush out of…

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1880 Nashville Centennial Exposition Official Medal

1880 · SH 3-21 · HK-591 · Silver-Plated · 1880 Nashville Centennial Exposition

Obverse statue of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, on horseback. The…

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American Exposition of Foreign Products Official Medal

1883 · SH 3-41 · HK-594 · White Metal · 1883 American Expo of Foreign Products

A large spread eagle on the obverse. The Arts and Manufactures Building is on the…

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South Carolina General Assembly Centennial

1891 · HK-621 · 1890

Celebrating the centennial of the “Start of South Carolina,” which occurred in 1791 with the…

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Atlantic City 50th Anniversary

1904 · HK-651 · 1900

Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Atlantic City, New Jersey. Obverse features a…

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Atlantic City 50th Anniversary Splashing Waves

1904 · HK-651B · Gilt Bronze · 1900

Provocative obverse features a female with waves from the ocean splashing around her, the sun…

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Southern Electrical & Industrial Exposition Official Medal

1909 · SH 17-1 · HK-656 · Antiqued Copper · 1909 Southern Electrical & Industrial Exposition

Bust of Benjamin Franklin on the obverse, reverse legend about the exposition. Micro signature on…

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1857 Dr. Kane SCD

1857 · HK-756 · Bronze · 1850

The bust of Elisha Kent Kane, commander of the Second Grinnell Artic Expedition, is on…

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Bryan Dollar Cartwheel with Legend

1900 · HK-782 · 1900

A satirical piece struck to discredit Democratic Congressman William Jennings Bryan during his 1900 presidential…

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Bryan the Great Commoner by Thomas Elder

1908 · HK-805 · 1900

William Jennings Bryan, who virtually controlled the Democratic Party for 30 years, ran unsuccessfully for…

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Bryan the Great Commoner by Thomas Elder

1908 · HK-807 · 1900

William Jennings Bryan, who virtually controlled the Democratic Party for 30 years, ran unsuccessfully for…

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Dickeson Continental Dollar & Modern Restrikes

1861 · HK-852 · 1860

Professor and prominent numismatist Montroville Dickeson, publisher of the American Numismatic Manual of 1859, had…

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Dickeson Perseverando/Confederation

1861 · HK-866B · Bronze · 1860

For the obverse, Dickeson adopted a vignette from the Perseverando $6 bills issued by the…

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Denver Mint Opening

1905 · HK-876 · Bronze · 1900

As the first product of the Denver Mint, this type was struck to test the…

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1826 Erie Canal Completion SCD

1826 · HK-1001 · Gold · 1820

This piece was struck to celebrate the completion of the Erie Canal, the greatest and…

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San Francisco Mint Coining Press

1873 · HK-1003A · 1870

The mint in San Francisco was elevated from a branch mint to United States Mint…

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Wilson Dollar Manila Mint Opening

1920 · HK-1031 · 1920

This medal was struck at the opening of the Manila mint in the Philippines, the…

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