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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal
Title
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal
Date 
1927
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting approaching modern locomotive with allegorical nude male figure flying above; surrounding legend: "ONE HUNDRED YEARS/SAFETY STRENGTH SPEED." Reverse shows old style locomotive with human figure; inscription in exergue: "PETER COOPER'S/'TOM THUMB' "; legend within line border: "THE.BALTIMORE.AND.OHIO.RAILROAD.COMPANY./1827.1927."
Credit Line 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Object Number 
1966.69
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: artist's initials "HS" within circle followed by trademark symbol beneath Inscription: edge, lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group