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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition HK-283

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Official brass medal of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition held at Omaha, Nebraska in 1898.

The obverse features a left facing female bust. The reverse offers a superb depiction of a plains Indian mounted on a

bareback pony spearing a bison (buffalo). The dies for the obverse of this medal were sculpted at the United States Mint at Philadelphia.

The reverse was designed by T.R. Kimball of Omaha, Nebraska














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Is the lady someone of importance? Or is she just a representation of a women in general?



She is described as a composite portrait of the most beautiful women in the Trans-Mississippi area.

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