United States Centennial Commission Medal
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3 x 3 x 3/8 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 1 cm)
On obverse, lower left: "H. MITCHELL Sc."
Gift of North Star Woolen Mills
Circular medal. Obverse: seated male allegorical figure holding out wreath with national crest at side; building and various devices (wheel, etc.) in background; central scene ringed by stars and roundels with 4 female allegorical figures at cardinal points. Reverse: struck with "INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION / PHILADELPHIA, MDCCCLXXVI" around edge and "AWARDED BY / UNITED STATES / CENTENNIAL COMMISSION" in center within laurel branches.
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