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Ref: 4848

USA, Portland, Oregon, United States National Bank 1929, bronze medal by Avard Fairbanks

 

 

Obv: male bust right, FAITH IN MAN AND HIS WORKS incuse on border around

 

Rev: sculptor-craftsman before classical building, railway engine and ship at left, legend to right

 

Condition: Good very fine; Diameter: 70mm

 

References: none found

 

 

Notes: This medal was issued by the Medallic Art Company of New York. Of this medal it has been said that it represents “an optimistic view on the very cusp of the financial collapse of 1929.”

 

 

Price £95

Portland (Oregon), United States National Bank, 1929 medal by Fairbanks
Portland (Oregon), United States National Bank, 1929 medal by Fairbanks

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