Souvenir token

Object Number: 
2002.1.1959
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 1 1/2 in. diameter
Description: 
Souvenir token from the 1893 Columbian Celebration. On one side is a embossed image of a pavillion with a dome and spire surrounded by the words "U.S. Gov'T Building/ Length 421 Ft./ Width 351 Ft./ Area 3.3 Acres". One the reverse, "Treasury Department/ United States Mint Exhibit/ World Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group