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San Francisco Mechanics Institute


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Title San Francisco Mechanics Institute
Date 1868
Country United States
Side obverse
Composition silver
Diameter 42 mm
Weight 29.9 gm
Description Alan V. Weinberg comments: Apparently these dies were only used in 1868. I've seen perhaps 3 or 4 of this medal in silver in over 50 yrs- it is ex rare in this design. It does not exist in bronze and I own the only gold I've ever heard of - also presented in 1868.
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