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Berwind White Coal Mining Company 50th Anniversary Medal

Object Number: 
1953.90
Date: 
1936
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 3/16 in. ( 8.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower center: "TIFFANY & CO." Inscription: edge, lower center: "BRONZE M"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing seated figure of miner facing right, holding chunk of ore and pickaxe; surrounding legend: "THE.BERWIND.WHITE.COAL.MINING.CO.50TH.ANNIVERSARY." Reverse depicts laurel branch at center, flanked by two superimposed rectangular panels containing image of steamship, at left, and train with factory behind, at left; legend on two banners: "EUREKA", above, and "1886 - 1936", below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles E. Dunlap
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group