Philadelphia Centennial Exposition Souvenir Medal
diameter: 2 7/16 in. ( 6.2 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "PAT. JUNE 1 1875"
Wooden carved medal with obverse showing nude male bust facing right with legend: "GEN'L JOSEPH R. HAWLEY/PRESIDENT U S. INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION." Reverse bears inscription: "GREAT/INTERNATIONAL/EXHIBITION/FAIRMOUNT PARK/PHILADELPHIA/4th OF JULY"; legend: "THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE/1876."
Gift of Albert T. Gardner, 1964.
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