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Panama Pacific Exposition

1915
Designed and engraved by Robert Ingersoll Aitken (American, 1878–1949)


Dimensions

Overall: 27.1 gm, Diam: 3.8 cm (0.1 lb., 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.69

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Obv: * PANAMAPACIFIC*INTERNATIONAL*EXPOSITION*SANFRANCISCO*CALIFORNIA*M*C*M*X*V* around two allegorical figures holding cornacopeia around a globe with a bird at their feet
Rev: *TO*COMMEMORATE* THE*OPENING*OF*THE*PANAMA*CANAL*M*C*M*X*V* around Mercury with the rod of Asklepius (?) with a boat and sail to his left on the sea and “ON! / SAIL ON!” in exergue and signed AITKEN / FECIT
Edge: plain
This medal is in very worn condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss A. C. Storer