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Philadelphia Centennial Exposition Souvenir Medal
Date: 1876
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Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 2 1/2 in. (6.3 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Wooden carved medal with obverse showing undraped bust of Alphred Goshorn facing left with surrounding legend: "ALPHRED T. GOSHORN/DIRECTOR GENERAL U. S. INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION." Reverse is inscribed at center: "GREAT/INTERNATIONAL/EXHIBITION/FAIRMOUNT PARK/PHILADELPHIA/4th OF JULY"; legend: "THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE/1876."
Object Number: INV.3687
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "PAT. JUNE 1. 1875."