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101289 | UNITED STATES. Louisiana Purchase Int'l Exposition bronze award Medal

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    101289  |  UNITED STATES. Louisiana Purchase/St. Louis International Exposition bronze award Medal. Issued 1904. Presented at the expo for the "silver" award (66x66mm, 179.03 g, 12h). Square shape. By A. A. Weinman at the Philadelphia mint.

     

    VNIVERSAL EXPOSITION SAINT LOVIS VNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Columbia standing slightly right, wearing Phrygian cap and outstretching American flag over Native American maiden standing to right, removing flag with intricate bee design (representing industriousness); rising sun in background; all within central medallion; lis in each outer corner / Eagle, with head left and wings spread, standing facing on oak and laurel branches; below, rectangular cartouche decorated with scallop shell and inscribed • SILVER • MEDAL • / • LOVISIANA • PVRCHASE • / • EXPOSITION • in three lines; two inward-facing dolphins below; all within central medallion; outer decorations as obverse. Ed