Columbian Exposition Commemorative Coin
1893 Columbian Exposition Commemorative Coin. On front shows image of U.S. governmental building federal style with large capital with one large flag on top of it and smaller surrounding flags. Measurements noted along a bottom scroll. Reverse side marks the coin's issue from the treasury department and the coins commemorative purpose for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893.
On side one: "TREASURY DEPARTMENT/UNITED STATES MINT EXHIBIT"
Within border on side one: "WORLD'S/COLUMBIAN/EXPOSITION/CHICAGO/1893"
On reverse side with image: "U.S. GOVT. BUILDING/WIDTH 351 FT/LENGTH 421 FT AREA 3.3 ACRES" (Imprinted)
- Location of origin
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Documentary Artifact
- Descriptive terms
- 1/8 in (W), 1 7/16 in (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation