Sesquicentennial International Exposition Commemorative Medal
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Inscription: reverse, upper left, faintly: "ALBIN POLASEK"
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing head of Washington within thirteen stars, facing right, with surrounding legend: "SESQUICENTENNIAL-INTERNATIONAL-EXPOSITION"; inscription below head, at center: "PHILADELPHIA/1926." Reverse depicts Liberty with torch riding winged Pegasus above clouds.
This medal was the official medal of the Exposition, struck with U.S. Mint machinery on exposition grounds.
Gift of Miss Elizabeth D. Embler
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