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Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Object Number 1876.2.1A
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description Round, silver medal. On one side is a view of a mine in a valley, a trestle and the sun rising above the mountains; inscribed: "Made from Nevada Ore at International Exhibition. All for our Country"; on reverse side, two soldiers presenting arms with liberty bell between them; inscribed: "Let God be with us as he was with our fathers" and "Centennial 1776-1876"
Date 1876
Dimensions Dia-1.496 inches
Material metal
Event 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition
Made Nevada
Provenance medal made from Nevada ore and case presented to President Hayes commemorating the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition.
Search Terms Centennial International Exhibition
Philadelphia
1876
Nevada ore