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United States. Bronze Medal 1876 - International Centennial Exibition Philadelphia
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United States. Bronze Medal 1876 - International Centennial Exibition Philadelphia

USA - Medal 1876 – International Centennial Exhibition - Philadelphia, MDCCCLXXVI Bronze Medal, 1876, by H Mitchell, 76 mm, 9 mm thick, very heavy 274 gm Seated female figure to left, the shield of the United States at her side, border decorated with vignettes displaying the symbols of Art and Industry R/ International Exhibition, Philadelphia, MDCCCLXXVI around. Wreath enclosing: Awarded By The United States Centennial Commission XF/UNC This United States Centennial Exhibition Medal, 1876, is struck in bronze. It was presented to James Hector by the Exhibition Commissioners in recognition of his services as New Zealand's Commissioner. The obverse side shows allegorical figures of art and industry. The text on the reverse side reads 'INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PHILADELPHIA MDCCCLXVI [1876] AWARDED BY UNITED STATES CENTENNIAL COMMISSION'. The Centennial Exhibition The Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia in 1876 was to commemorate the centenary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was the first world exhibition held in America and was a huge undertaking. There were 35 participating nations, 200 pavilions, and over 10 million visitors between its opening on 10 May and the closing on 10 November. New Zealand was among the countries invited to

No. 80565063

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United States. Bronze Medal 1876 - International Centennial Exibition Philadelphia

United States. Bronze Medal 1876 - International Centennial Exibition Philadelphia

USA - Medal 1876 – International Centennial Exhibition - Philadelphia, MDCCCLXXVI

Bronze Medal, 1876, by H Mitchell,
76 mm, 9 mm thick, very heavy 274 gm

Seated female figure to left, the shield of the United States at her side, border decorated with vignettes displaying the symbols of Art and Industry

R/ International Exhibition, Philadelphia, MDCCCLXXVI around. Wreath enclosing: Awarded By The United States Centennial Commission

XF/UNC


This United States Centennial Exhibition Medal, 1876, is struck in bronze. It was presented to James Hector by the Exhibition Commissioners in recognition of his services as New Zealand's Commissioner. The obverse side shows allegorical figures of art and industry. The text on the reverse side reads 'INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION PHILADELPHIA MDCCCLXVI [1876] AWARDED BY UNITED STATES CENTENNIAL COMMISSION'.

The Centennial Exhibition
The Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia in 1876 was to commemorate the centenary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It was the first world exhibition held in America and was a huge undertaking. There were 35 participating nations, 200 pavilions, and over 10 million visitors between its opening on 10 May and the closing on 10 November. New Zealand was among the countries invited to

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