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    George Washington: Centennial Medal and Badge. Medal measures 4 1/2" in diameter. Designed by Augustus Saint Gaudens, medal commemorates the April 13, 1889 centennial celebration of George Washington as the first president of the United States. Medal bears a low relief silhouette of George Washington on one side with a bald eagle with inscription on reverse. Excellent condition. Detailed badge depicts the act of "Laying the corner stone of the capitol" and bears the date September 18, 1893. Measures 2 1/4" x 4 1/2". Despite minor fraying and discoloration, ribbon colors remain vibrant. Stately and attractive display pieces.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    September
    26th Sunday 10:50 am CT
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    September
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Internet Session - No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 43330-43618) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Sunday, September 26, 2021.
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