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Alaska Purchase Centennial Medal

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

1967

Mint

New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

1989.576

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Medals