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Temperance Medal

Temperance medal depicting a man in a wide brimmed hat drinking from a bucket at a well. Most of the text is obliterated and a large portion is clipped from the top right. The reverse is almost completely scratched and obliterated but traces of a wreath and some text are apparent.

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

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Medium or Technique

White metal




Numismatics, Medals