1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Award Medals


SAINT GAUDENS' WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION AWARD MEDAL

SAINT GAUDEN’ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL

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AWARD MEDAL, 1893. Eglit 90; Baxter 87; Marqusee 348. 76.3mm. Bronze.
Augustus Saint Gaudens (Obv.) & Charles Barber (Rev.)

Reverse side of medal shown below: Barber’s reverse design features a large central cartouche with a six line commemorative inscription. Above is a globe flanked by two semi-nude females, and at bottom, a view of a sailing ship,. The cartouche is flanked by torches to either side. 

SAINT GAUDENS' COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL AWARD MEDAL

SAINT GAUDEN’ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL

ggggAINT GAUDENS’ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL
AWARD MEDAL, 1893. Eglit 90; Baxter 87; Marqusee 348. 76.3mm. Bronze.
Augustus Saint Gaudens (Obv.) & Charles Barber (Rev.)

The medal below is the same as above but it is gilt finish rather than bronze. Not sure why, maybe this was used for the gold medal winner.

GILT SAINT GAUDENS' COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL AWARD MEDAL

SAINT GAUDEN’ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL

ggggAINT GAUDENS’ COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION OFFICIAL
AWARD MEDAL, 1893. Eglit 90; Baxter 87; Marqusee 348. 76.3mm. Bronze.
Augustus Saint Gaudens (Obv.) & Charles Barber (Rev.)

A great site showing all 1893 medals and elongated coins visit www.socalleddollars.com/Events/Worlds_Columbian_Expo.html

WORLD’S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION
1892-1893 CHICAGO, IL