Christopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze MedallionChristopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze MedallionChristopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze MedallionChristopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze MedallionChristopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze MedallionChristopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze Medallion

Made by the US MINT for The Official Columbian Exposition in Chicago celebrating 400 years since Columbus discovered America. Beautifully cast in Bronze with a strong rich reddish brown colour the medallion measures 3" in diameter and is a quarter of an inch in thickness. Condition is superb but it does not have the original case. The Obverse was engraved by Augustus Saint Gaudens with the Reverse engraver being Charles. F Barber.This particular medal was Awarded to FRATELLI FRICANO. Considered as 'rare' with only some 400-500 known medals in existence. A medal with case, with the same rich red/brown tones sold at auction in 2012 by Goldberg Auctioneers for US$719.

Item ID: 10964

Christopher Columbus 1892 -1893 Exposition Bronze Medallion

$425 USD

Add to Cart
Questions about this item?
Email Shop

22 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List


Antique Goodies


Bernard Molloy
Auckland
New Zealand
  

At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand

Specialists in Pacific Islands Items, Victoriana, And a Fascinating Range of General Collectibles

Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2002

Shipping & Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:To Be Determined
Shipping to: USA
change

More from Antique Goodies