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P. M. Sharples, Elgin

Obv: THE CITY OF ELGIN (curved) / ILL, U.S.A (curved) above a semicircle enclosing the sun with 1492 in its rays over three ships in central semicircle, tiny DOLBY-ELGIN below the third ship at right / 1893 below, POPULATION 23,000 (curved) at bottom, the whole enclosed by a beaded rim Rev:...

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Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green

Gay Nineties (1890–1900), 1893

Object Place

Elgin, Illinois, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Rulau Elg 2

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