Guide to Medals from US Expositions

Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition - 1907 - Norfolk County, VA

Official medals struck in US mint exhibit on grounds in bronze, gilt, silver and silver plated bronze.

 
1907 Jamestown Exposition Award MedalExpo award medal

1907 Jamestown Expo
Award Medal

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Large round gilt bronze medal, Jamestown Exposition Official Award Medal, 1907, 2.5 inches or 63 mm in diameter, marked Tiffany & Co. on the rim, This is a very low relief medal with a stunning image on the obverse of two Indians looking at the arrival of the ship carrying the first European settlers. The Jamestown Exposition celebrated the 300th anniversary of the first English settlement.
Silverd bronze medal 1907 Jamestown Exposition of 1907silvered brozne award medals
1907 Jamestown Expo
Silver Award Medal
Large round silvered bronze medal, Jamestown Exposition Official Award Medal, 1907, 2.5 inches or 63 mm in diameter, marked Tiffany & Co. on the rim,  
   

Pocahantas medal 1907Official Medal - Jameston Exposition

Gilt Offical Pocahantas Medal
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GILT MEDAL - Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition OF 1907.

This is the Gilt version of this medal. HK 347 So Called Dollars

Obv: a female Indian bust "Pocahantas" in center circle; outside around, Ter-Centennial of the Settlement of Jamestown and below 1607—1907 with beaded border.
Rev: Sailing ships in center, around Landing of Expedition Under Capt John Smith; May 13. 1607 at bottom with beaded border.

Design and size the same for all medals: bronze, gilt, silver and silver plated bronze medals.

 
 
1907 Bronze Expo Medal1907 exposition medal

Gilt Offical Pocahantas Medal

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Jamestown Expo US Mint 1907 - So Called Dollar HK-346

Hibler & Kappen So-Called Dollar HK-346, Jamestown Tercentennial Expo Official Medal, 1907, struck in the U.S. Mint Exhibit on the grounds of the Expo, Pocahantas pictured on the obverse. Bronze, 34mm
 

1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition

The 1907 Ter-Centennial Exposition of 1907, held at what is now the Norfolk Naval Base, drew more than 1.2 million visitors and opened on April 26, 1907. "Some called it a world's fair, other a great international naval, industrial and marine exposition of American Imperialism." more...

   

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