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101848 | UNITED STATES. Independence & Memorial Halls bronze Medal.

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    101848  |  UNITED STATES. Philadelphia. Independence & Memorial Halls bronze Medal. Issued 1875/6 for the Centennial Exposition (58mm, 114.56 g, 12h).


    PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT THE LAND AND UNTO ALL THE PEOPLE THEREOF, view of Independence Hall; in two lines in exergue, INDEPENDENCE HALL / JULY 4 1776 / MEMORIAL HALL, view of the Memorial Hall; in five lines in exergue, TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENNIAL / ANNIVERSARY OF THE / UNITED STATES / PHILA JULY 4 / 1876. Edge: Plain.


    Julian CM-29. Choice Gem Mint State. Rich red-brown surfaces, with incredible brilliance and impeccable fields. Includes original box of issue. Mintage of just 500 in bronze, with this undoubtedly being one of the finest extant.


    The Centennial International Exposition of 1876 had the distinction of being the first such expo to take place within the United States, all while being held during the nation's 100th anniversary of independence. Nearly 10 million visitors viewed such novel inventions as the typewriter, the sewing machine, and the telephone.


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