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A. Loudon Snowden Mint and Treasury Medallion

Object Number: 
INV.4649
Date: 
1881-1910
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 3 1/8 in. ( 8 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at left: "C.E.BARBER F." Inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at lower right: "Paquet. F."
Description: 
Bronze struck medallion with obverse depicting nude bust of Snowden facing right with date below "1879" and legend: "A.LOUDON SNOWDEN." Reverse depicts United States Mint building with legend above: "THE MINT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/PHIALDELPHIA."; inscription in exergue: "BUILT 1832,/RENDERED FIRE PROOF 1856."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group