1893 U.S. Official Medal - World's Columbian Exposition Chicago

  • Country: United States
  • Period: Federal Republic (1776-Date)
  • Type: Event Souvenir Medal
  • Years: 1893
  • Composition: Brass
  • Diameter: 37mm
  • Weight: 25g
  • Edge: Smooth
  • Obverse: US Government building at the Columbian Exposition
  • Reverse: "Treasury Department United States Mint Exhibit" around "World's Columbian Exposition Chicago 1893"
  • Reference: HK# 154, HK# 154a, HK# 155
The "World's Columbian Exposition" was held in Chicago, IL between 1892-1893. It's purpose was to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America. All US states and territories plus 50 other countries participated in showing advancements in the subsequent 400 years.

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