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1926 Philadelphia Sesquicentennial International Exposition Medal

Object Number: 
INV.3284
Date: 
1926
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/8 in. ( 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Washington's head facing right, surrounded by thirteen stars, with inscription below: "PHILADELPHIA/1926"; legend around border: "SESQUICENTENNIAL INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION"; Liberty Bell at lower center. Reverse shows allegorical female figure of Liberty holding torch and laurel branch, riding Pegasus upon cloud.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group