World's Columbian Exposition Advertising Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4881
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/8 in. ( 3.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: "MURDOCK" Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "CINCINNATI"
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing world globe with inscription at left: "CHICAGO"; inscription around border: "WORLD'S COLUMBIA EXPOSITION/CHICAGO, ILLS. 1893." Reverse bears inscription within central space surrounded by laurel wreath: "ILLINOIS/PURE/ALUMINUM/COMPANY."
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Creative: Tronvig Group