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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Object Number 1876.5.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description bronze; obverse: seated figure of a man holding a wreath in his outstretched right hand and a shield bearing the U. S. crest in his left hand; imprinted on medallion "H. MITCHELL, BC."; also has 38 stars.
Date 1876
Dimensions Dia-2.992 inches
Material metal
Event 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition
Made H. Mitchell, B. C.
Provenance medal commemorating the Centennial International Exhibition held in Philadelphia, PA in 1876 and given to President Hayes by the United States Centennial Commission.
People Mitchell, Henry
Search Terms Centennial International Exhibition
United States Centennial Commission
H. Mitchell