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1923 Monroe Doctrine Centennial


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A recent purcahse:

 

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Some of you are familiar with the 1923 Monroe Doctrine centennial US half dollar, but how many actually realize they held a centennial exposition in Los Angeles? The pictured medal is actually the base of the official souvenir badge produced by Whitehead and Hoag. Not much was written about the exposition and it seems to have been a showcase for the movie industry.

 

I also acquired this store card from LA Rubber Stamp issued for the same exposition:

 

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