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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial medal

Object Name: Medal with accompanying documents
Date: 1927
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Medium: Bronze; paper
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Bronze struck medal with obverse showing image of train drawn by locomotive with allegorical nude male figure flying at right, with right arm stretched forward; legend: "ONE HUNDRED YEARS/SAFETY STRENGTH SPEED." Reverse depicts the first steam locomotive built in the United States with inscription in exergue: "PETER COOPER'S / "TOM THUMB"; legend within line border: "TGE.BALTIMORE. AND.OHIO.RAILROAD.COMPANY / .1827.1927."
Credit Line: Gift of the President and Directors of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Object Number: 756
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Marks: Obverse at lower left of field inscribed: artist's monogram with trademark symbol below; edge at lower center inscribed: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."