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Portland Mechanic's Fair

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Type Medal
Title Portland Mechanic's Fair
Date 1887
Country United States
Side obverse
Composition silver
Diameter 44 mm
Weight 37.2 gm

Alan V. Weinberg comments: Portland Oregon, not Maine. Decades ago I owned a high carat gold specimen with this same design but only perhaps 22 mm diameter. I've been trying to re-acquire it for decades.

The medal is based on the Portland city seal, with the female figure representing Commerce.

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