Chicago Worlds Fair 1893 Medal Pair

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Chicago Worlds Fair 1893 Medal Pair
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This item SOLD at 2022 Sep 29 @ 21:55UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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A 39mm medal in white metal/pewter, struck to commemorate the opening of the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicgago; Rev: Columbus at center, with compatriots, raised text around circumference: "SOUVENIR OF THE OPENING OF THE WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO 1893", Obv: domed building at center, raised text around circumference: "SOUVENIR . BIRDSEYE VIEW OF THE WORLDS FAIR CHICAGO 1883", nice AU/UNC. Offered together with a 45mm aluminum medal, Obv: ornately-engraved depiction of Columbus and party against globe, fine raised text below: "Landing of Columbus in America / October 12th, 1492", Rev: Republican Presidental Candidate portraits at top (unnamed, although Harrison and Reid), "1892" above, well-engraved Whitehouse below; AU, finely-holed at top rim, as (we believe), issued. Lot of 2 medals