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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal with accompanying documents

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal with accompanying documents
Title
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Centennial Medal with accompanying documents
Date 
1927
Medium 
Bronze; paper
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
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
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at lower left of field: artist's monogram with trademark symbol below Inscription: edge, at lower center: "MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group