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Alaska Purchase Centennial Medal

1967
Designed by R. Beck, Struck by Medallic Art Company (1900–1990)


Mint: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: Diam: 6.4 x 0.6 cm (2 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1989.576

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Medals

Obv: A ring with a star containing a 49, a steam engine, a figure with a hat, and an eagle atop a steeple / ALASKA PURCHASE CENTENNIAL 1867-1967
Rev: Profile portrait bust of William H. Seward / NORTH TO THE FUTURE / WILLIAM H. / SEWARD / R. BECK SC.
Edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems