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Panama-Pacific International Exposition Commemorative Medal

Object Name: Medal
Date: 1915
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Medium: Gold
Dimensions: Overall (diameter): 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Gold struck medal with obverse showing Mercury with caduceus opening gates for sailing ship; legend: ".TO. COMMEMORATE.THE.OPENING.OF.THE.PANAMA.CANAL.M.C.M.X.V."; inscription at lower left of field: "ON!/SAIL ON!" Reverse depicts two draped females with cornucopias flanking world globe; eagle beneath; legend: ".PANAMA-PACIFIC.INTERNATIONAL.EXPOSITION.SAN-FRANCISCO.CALIFORNIA.M.C.M.X.V."
Object Number: INV.12839
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Marks: Inscription: obverse, at lower right of field: "AITKEN/FECIT."