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Medal: US Nellie T. Ross (Wyoming)  1890
Medal: US Nellie T. Ross (Wyoming) 1890

Nellie Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 - December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the 14th Governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927, and director of the United States Mint from 1933-1953. She was the first woman to be elected governor of a U.S. state.

These commemorative medals are made of base metal and sell for a few US dollars on eBay as novelties and keepsakes. As far as I know, none were issued in silver.

Coin: 14298 , Genre: Medals
Requested by: Scott Dowdy, Mon, 22-Apr-2013 17:42:49 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 23-Apr-2013 00:53:40 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Fri, 10-Apr-2015 12:48:22 GMT
Requester description: 1890 I have 2 1890 Nellie T. Ross silver dollars, on the back is says state of Wyoming and the front has a picture of a women with short hair (side view) and it says Nellie T. Ross
Tags: medal nellie ross wyoming medallion medals medalion badge medallic medaille medallions 2 silver dollars dollar state women woman short hair view feinsilber sliver siver argent silber silverish silb dollare dolls doller dol staats stated stets stato staaten stado stadt statehood tates stet femal lady female feminine fem womans females womens ladys princess ladies hairdo hairline viewed viewing pillars column ribbons ribbon piller columns upright pillar sash ribon

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