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Soldiers' Fair, Springfield, Massachusetts

1864
Designed and engraved by John Adams Bolen (American, 1826–1906)


Object Place: United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Baker 365

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 28 mm, 8.57 gm (1 1/8 in., 0.3 oz.)

Accession Number

98.1620

Medium or Technique

White Metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: Inscribed WASHINGTON above a bust facing left, signed J. A. BOLEN below the shoulder and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Rev: Inscribed SOLDIER’S (curved) / FAIR (curved) / DEC’ / 1864. (curved) / SPRINGFIELD, MASS. (curved) within a wreath and surrounded by a beaded rim.
Edge: Plain.

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society